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Official List Of Nigerian Federal University, State & Private Universities Approved By NUC



National Universities Commission(NUC) has released 2015 list of accredited degree awarding universities in Nigeria. The list below contains both  State and federal owned universities in the country.


Federal Universities: Institutions and Year Established;
1 University of Ibadan, Ibadan 1948
2 University of Nigeria, Nsukka 1960
3 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 1962
4 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1962
5 University of Lagos, Lagos 1962
6 University of Benin, Benin City 1970
7 Bayero University, Kano 1975
8 University of Calabar, Calabar 1975
9 University of Ilorin, Ilorin 1975
10 University of Jos, Jos 1975
11 University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri 1975
12 Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto 1975
13 University of Port- Harcourt, Port- Harcourt 1975
14 Federal University of Technology, Owerri 1980
15 Federal University of Technology, Akure 1981
16 Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola 1981
17 Federal University of Technology, Minna 1982
18 Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna 1985
19 University of Abuja, 1988
20 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi 1988
21 University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1988
22 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta 1988
23 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka 1992
24 University of Uyo, Uyo 1991
25 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 1992
26 National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos 2002
27 Fed. Univ. of Petroleum Resources, Effurun 2007
28 Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State 2011
29 Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State 2011
30 Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State 2011
31 Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State 2011
32 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State 2011
33 Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State 2011
34 Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State 2011
35 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State 2011
36 Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa 2011
37 The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State 2012
38 Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi 2013
39 Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara 2013
40 Federal University, Gashua, Yobe 2013
State Universities:

State Universities & Year Established
1 Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt 1979
2 Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma 1980
3 Abia State University, Uturu 1981
4 Enugu State University of Science & Tech, Enugu 1982
5 Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye 1982
6 Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. (formerly University of Ado-Ekiti) 1982
7 Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos 1983
8 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso 1990
9 Imo State University, Owerri 1992
10 Benue State University, Makurdi 1992
11 Delta State University, Abraka 1992
12 Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba- Akoko 1999
13 Kogi State University, Anyigba 1999
14 Niger-Delta University, Yenagoa 2000
15 Anambra State University, Uli 2000
16 Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil 2000
17 Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki 2000
18 Nasarawa State University, Keffi 2002
19 Adamawa State University, Mubi 200220 Gombe State University, Gombe 2004
21 Kaduna State University, Kaduna 2004
22 Cross River University of Technology, Calabar 2004
23 Plateau State University, Bokkos 2005
24 Ondo State University of Technology, Okiti Pupa. 2008
25 Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State 2005
26 Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun 2005
27 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina 2006
28 Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu Yobe State 2006
29 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero 2006
30 Osun State University, Osogbo 2006
31 Taraba State University, Jalingo 2008
32 Kwara State University, Ilorin 2009
33 Sokoto State University, Sokoto 2009
34 Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Ikpaden 2010
35 Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni 2010
36 Bauchi State University, Gadau 2011
37 Northwest University, Kano 2012
38 The Technical University, Ibadan. 2012
39 Jigawa State University, Kafin Hausa 2013
40 Ondo State University of Medical Sciences 2015


Private Universities
1 Babcock University, Ilishan Remo 1999
2 Madonna University, Okija 1999
3 Igbinedion University, Okada 1999
4 Bowen University, Iwo 2001
5 Covenant University, Ota 2002
6 Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos 2002
7 Benson Idahosa University, Benin City 2002
8 American University of Nigeria, Yola 2003
9 Redeemers University, Mowe, Ogun State 2005
10 Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo 2005
11 Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin 2005
12 Caritas University, Amorji-Nke, Enugu 2005
13 CETEP City University, Lagos 2005
14 Bingham University, Auta-Balefi, Karu, Nasarawa State 2005
15 Katsina University, Katsina 2005
16 Renaissance University, Enugu 2005
17 Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State 2005
18 Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State 2005
19 Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State 2005
20 Kwararafa University, Wukari (formerly Wukari Jubilee University) 2005
21 Crescent University, Abeokuta 2005
22 Novena University, Ogume, Delta State 2005
23 University of Mkar, Mkar 2005
24 Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji Osun State 2006
25 Caleb University, Lagos 2007
26 Fountain University, Osogbo 2007
27 Obong University, Obong Ntak 2007
28 Salem University, Lokoja 2007
29 Tansian University, Umunya, Anambra State 2007
30 Veritas University, Abuja 2007
31 Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo 2007
32 Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State 2007
33 The Achievers University, Owo 2007
34 African University of Science & Technology, Abuja 2007
35 Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State 2009
36 Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu- Nike, Enugu State 2009
37 Nigerian Turkish Nile, University, Abuja 2009
38 Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State 2009
39 Paul University, Awka, Anambra State 2009
40 Rhema University, Obeama-Asa, Rivers State 2009
41 Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa, Edo State 2009
42 Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State 2011
43 Baze University, Abuja 2011
44 Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State 2011
45 Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State 2011
46 Elizade University, Ilara- Mokin, Ondo State 2012
47 Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State 2012
48 Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State 2012
49 McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo, Ogun State 2012
50 Southwestern University, Okun Owa, Ogun State 2012.
51 Augustine, University, Ilara, Lagos State 2015
52 Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State 2015
53 Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State 2015
54 Hallmark University, Ijebu Itele, Ogun State 2015
55 Kings University, Ode Omu, Osun State 2015
56 Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Owhrode, Delta State 2015
57 Mountain Top University, Ogun State 2015
58 Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State 2015
59 Summit University, Offa, Kwara State 2015
60 Edwin Clark University, University, Kiagbodo, Delta State 2015
61 Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State 2015

APPROVED AFFILIATION OF SOME NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES WITH COLLEGES OF EDUCATION, SEMINARIES/THEOLOGICAL AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 

Bayero University Kano

1. Federal College of Education, Katsina

Delta State University, Abraka

1. College of Education, Warri

2. College of Education, Agbor
Federal University of Technology, Minna

1. Federal College of Education (Technical) Potiskum
Imo State University, Owerri

1. Claretian Institute of Philosophy, Nekede

2. Seat of Wisdom Seminary, Owerri
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

1. Enugu State College Of Education (Technical), Enugu

2. Pope John Paul II Major Seminary, Okpuno, Awka
University of Ado-Ekiti

Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Noforija Epe Lagos
Emanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo
Kwara State College of Education, Oro
Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Otto, Ijanikin, Lagos


University of Benin, Benin-City

1. Seminary of all Saints, Ekpoma
University of Calabar, Calabar

Nigerian Christian Bible Church
Reformed Theological Seminary, Mkar
Catholic Institute of West Africa, P/Harcourt
Essien Ukpabio Presbyterian College Itu, Akwa Ibom


University of Ibadan

Bigard Memorial Seminary, Enugu
Archbishop Vining College Of Theology, Akure
Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) Theological Seminary, IleΓ’€Ife.
St Augustine’s College Of Education Akoka, Lagos
Osun State College Of Education, Ilesa
SS Peter And Paul Seminary, Bodija, Ibadan
Immanuel College of Theology And Christian Education, Samonda, Ibadan
Dominican Institute, Samonda, Ibadan
ECWA Theological Seminary, Igbaja
UMCA, Ilorin
Nigeria Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso


University of Jos

Federal College of Education, Pankshin
National Film Institute, Jos
University of Maiduguri

Umar Ibn Ibrahim El-kanemi College of Education, Science and Technology, Bama
College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State
College of Education, Gashua, Yobe State
Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe


University of Nigeria

St. Paul’s College, Awka
Yaba College of Technology Lagos
College Of Education, Ikere-Ekiti (Regular)
Spiritan Int’l School of Theology, Attakwu, Enugu
Spiritan School of Philosophy, Issienu, Nsukka
Trinity Theological College, Umuaiha
West Africa Theological Seminary, Ipaja, Lagos
College of Education, Nsugbe
Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja


University of Port Harcourt

National Missionary Seminary of St. Paul, Gwagwalada, Abuja
Methodists Theological institute, Umuahia
Baptist College of Theology, Obinze, Owerri



University of Uyo

St. Joseph Major Seminary, Ikot Ekpene
Assemblies of God Divinity School, Old Umuahia
The Apostolic Church Theological Seminary, Amumara
The Samuel Bill Theological College, Abak
Osun State College Of Education, Ila-Orangun (Regular)



Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto

Niger State College of Education
Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto
Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja

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