Here are the Accredited Universities in Nigeria. This article will provide comprehensive knowledge on the list of Universities approved by the NUC for full academic performance in Nigeria.
The NUC fully regarded as the National Universities Commission is an essential body top the Nigerian Educational system, out to checkmate and balance all universities in the Country. It is responsible for approving all full time and part time programs in all Nigerian States.
There are many universities in the Country offering many different courses but sometimes due to poor performance and lack of infrastructure, they can lose accreditation to offer certain courses or all fields of study up to date.
This process is done every year to ensure that universities stay uptight. Therefore, it is important that if you are seeking admission into any Nigeria university, check out the list of Accredited universities before applying.
Accredited Universities in Nigeria – Federal Universities.
Presently, there are 34 federal accredited universities in Nigeria by NUC and they include the following:
- Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
- Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
- Bayero University, Kano
- Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa.
- Federal University, Dutsin’Ma-Katsina, Katsina
- Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa
- Federal University, Lokoga, Kogi.
- Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ebonyi.
- Federal University of Petroleum Recourses, Effurun.
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
- Federal University of Technology, Yola.
- Federal University of Technology, Akure.
- Federal University of Technology, Minna.
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
- Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa.
- Federal University Wukari, Taraba.
- Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.
- National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.
- Nigerian Defence Accademy, Kaduna.
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa.
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
- University of Abuja, Gwagwalada.
- University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
- University of Benin.
- University of Calabar.
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin
- The University of Jos.
- University of Lagos.
- University of Maiduguri.
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
- University of Port Harcourt.
- University of Uyo.
- Usuman Danfodiyo University.
Approved State Universities in Nigeria.
Currently, there are 31 States Universities approved by the NUC in Nigeria and they include:
- Abia State University of Uturu
- Adamawa State University Mubi.
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba.
- Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo.
- Anambra State University of Science and Technology, Calabar.
- Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma.
- Benue State University, Makurdi.
- Buka Abba Ibrahim University, Yobe.
- Cross River State University of Science and Technology, Calabar.
- Delta State University Abraka.
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
- Gombe State University, Gombe
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Kaduna State University, Kaduna
- Kano State University of Technology Wudil
- Katsina State University, Katsina
- Kebbi State University, Kebbi
- Kogi State University Anyigb
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
- Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos.
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Niger Delta Unversity, Yenagoa.
- Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye.
- Osun State University, Oshogbo.
- Plateau State University, Bokkos
- Rivers State University of Science & Technology
- Tai Solarin Univ. of Education, Ijebu-Ode
- University of Ado-Ekiti
- University of Education, Ikere Ekiti
Accredited Private Universities in Nigeria by NUC.
There are more than 74 private universities in Nigeria but only about 34 of the private are approved by the NUC in Nigerians and they include:
- Anti-American University, Yola
- Achievers University, Owo
- African University of Science & Technology, Abuja
- Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan
- Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
- Babcock University, Remo
- Bells University of Technology, Otta
- Benson Idahosa University,Benin City
- Bingham University, New Karu
- Bowen University, Iwo
- Caleb University, Lagos
- Caritas University, Enugu
- CETEP City University, Ibadan
- Covenant University Ota
- Crawford University Igbesa
- Crescent University,
- Fountain Unveristy,Oshogbo
- Igbinedion University Okada
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
- Katsina University, Katsina
- Lead City University, Ibadan
- Madonna University, Okija
- Novena University, Ogume
- Obong University
- Pan African University, Lagos
- Redeemer’s University, Mowe
- Renaissance University, Enugu
- Salem University, Lokoja
- Tansian University, Umunya
- University of Mkar, Mkar
- Veritas University
- Wesley Univ. of Science & Tech.,Ondo
- Western Delta University, Oghara
- Wukari Jubilee University.
And there you have it, a list of the accredited universities in Nigeria. For more information on the list of courses accredited by this universities, you can download this pdf for exclusive information.
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