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List of Accredited Universities in Nigeria by NUC

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Written by Chidera

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.

Accredited universities in Nigeria

List of the Universities Accredited 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.

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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:

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  2. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
  3. Bayero University, Kano
  4. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa.
  5. Federal University, Dutsin’Ma-Katsina, Katsina
  6. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa
  7. Federal University, Lokoga, Kogi.
  8. Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ebonyi.
  9. Federal University of Petroleum Recourses, Effurun.
  10. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
  11. Federal University of Technology, Yola.
  12. Federal University of Technology, Akure.
  13. Federal University of Technology, Minna.
  14. Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
  15. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa.
  16. Federal University Wukari, Taraba.
  17. Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.
  18. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.
  19. Nigerian Defence Accademy, Kaduna.
  20. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa.
  21. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
  22. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada.
  23. University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
  24. University of Benin.
  25. University of Calabar.
  26. University of Ibadan
  27. University of Ilorin
  28. The University of Jos.
  29. University of Lagos.
  30. University of Maiduguri.
  31. University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
  32. University of Port Harcourt.
  33. University of Uyo.
  34. Usuman Danfodiyo University.

Approved State Universities in Nigeria.

Currently, there are 31 States Universities approved by the NUC in Nigeria and they include:

  1. Abia State University of Uturu
  2. Adamawa State University Mubi.
  3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba.
  4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo.
  5. Anambra State University of Science and Technology, Calabar.
  6. Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma.
  7. Benue State University, Makurdi.
  8. Buka Abba Ibrahim University, Yobe.
  9. Cross River State University of Science and Technology, Calabar.
  10. Delta State University Abraka.
  11. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.
  12. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  13. Gombe State University, Gombe
  14. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  15. Imo State University, Owerri
  16. Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  17. Kano State University of Technology Wudil
  18. Katsina State University, Katsina
  19. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  20. Kogi State University Anyigb
  21. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  22. Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos.
  23. Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  24. Niger Delta Unversity, Yenagoa.
  25. Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye.
  26. Osun State University, Oshogbo.
  27. Plateau State University, Bokkos
  28. Rivers State University of Science & Technology
  29. Tai Solarin Univ. of Education, Ijebu-Ode
  30. University of Ado-Ekiti
  31. 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:

  1. Anti-American University, Yola
  2. Achievers University, Owo
  3. African University of Science & Technology, Abuja
  4. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan
  5. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  6. Babcock University, Remo
  7. Bells University of Technology, Otta
  8. Benson Idahosa University,Benin City
  9. Bingham University, New Karu
  10. Bowen University, Iwo
  11. Caleb University, Lagos
  12. Caritas University, Enugu
  13. CETEP City University, Ibadan
  14. Covenant University Ota
  15. Crawford University Igbesa
  16. Crescent University,
  17. Fountain Unveristy,Oshogbo
  18. Igbinedion University Okada
  19. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  20. Katsina University, Katsina
  21. Lead City University, Ibadan
  22. Madonna University, Okija
  23. Novena University, Ogume
  24. Obong University
  25. Pan African University, Lagos
  26. Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  27. Renaissance University, Enugu
  28. Salem University, Lokoja
  29. Tansian University, Umunya
  30. University of Mkar, Mkar
  31. Veritas University
  32. Wesley Univ. of Science & Tech.,Ondo
  33. Western Delta University, Oghara
  34. 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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