List of universities in Nigeria

List of universities in Nigeria

This article contains the comprehensive list of universities in Nigeria, stating their location, Abbreviation, location, funding and what year it was founded also the Jamb Combination for courses in these universities

This is aimed at helping the applicant take an informed decision about universities in Nigeria.

S\No. Name State Abbreviation Location Funding Founded
1 Adekunle Ajasin University Ondo AAUA Akungba-Akoko State 1999
2 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Ogun FUNAAB Abeokuta State 1988
3 Abia State University Abia ABSU Uturu State 1981
4 Adekunle Ajasin University Ondo AAUA Akungba-Akoko State 1999
5 Joseph Ayo Babalola University Osun JABU Ikeji-Arakeji Private 2006
6 Redeemer’s University Nigeria Osun RUN Ede Private 2005
7 Afe Babalola University Ekiti ABUAD Ado-Ekiti Private 2009
8 Akwa Ibom State University (formerly Akwa Ibom State University of Science and Technology) Akwa Ibom AKSU Uyo State 2010
9 American University of Nigeria Adamawa AUN Yola Private 2005
10 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi ATBU Bauchi Federal 1980
11 Adamawa State University Adamawa ADSU Mubi State 2002
12 Achievers University Ondo AC Owo Private 2007
13 Ahmadu Bello University Kaduna ABU Zaria Federal 1962
14 Al-Hikmah University Kwara AHU Ilorin Private 2005
15 Ambrose Alli University Edo AAU Ekpoma State 1981
16 Anambra State University formerly Anambra State University Of Science And Technology Anambra ANSU Uli State 2000
17 Ajayi Crowther University Oyo ACU Oyo Private 2005
18 Bayero University Kano BUK Kano Federal 1977
19 Babcock University Ogun BU Ilishan-Remo Private 1959
20 Bells University of Technology Ogun BUT Ota Private 2004
21 Benson Idahosa University Edo BIU Benin City Private 2002
22 Benue State University Benue BSU Makurdi State 1992
23 ECWA Bingham University Nassarawa BU New Karu Private 2005
24 Bowen University Osun BU Iwo Private 2002
25 Bukar Abba Ibrahim University Yobe YSU Damaturu State 2006
26 CETEP City University Lagos CU Lagos Private 2005
27 Caleb University Lagos CUl Ikorodu Private 2008
28 Caritas University Enugu CU Enugu Private 2004
29 Lead City University Lagos CU Yaba Private
30 National Open University of Nigeria Lagos NOUN Victoria Island Federal 1983
31 City University of Technology Kaduna CUT Kaduna Private 1956
32 Covenant University Ogun CU Ota Private 2002
33 Crawford University Ogun CU Faith City, Igbesa Private 2005
34 Crescent University Ogun CU Abeokuta Private 2005
35 Cross River University of Technology Cross River CRUTECH Ekpo-Abasi, Calabar State 2002
36 Delta State University, Abraka Delta DELSU Abraka State 1992
37 Ebonyi State University Ebonyi EBSU Abakaliki State 1996
38 Evangel University, Akaeze Ebonyi EUA Akaeze Private 2012
39 Elizade University Ondo Ilara-Mokin Private 2012
40 Fountain University, Osogbo Osun FUO Osun Private 2007
41 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Katsina FUDM Katsina Federal 2011
42 Federal University of Technology Akure Ondo FUTA Akura Federal 1981
43 Federal University Ndufe Alike, Ikwo Ikwo FUNAI Ikwo Federal 2011
44 Gregory University Abia Uturu Private 2012
45 Godfrey Okoye University Enugu GOU Enugu Private 2009
46 Igbinedion University Edo IUO Okada Private 1999
47 Koladaisi University Oyo KU Ibadan, Oyo State 2015
48 Oduduwa University Osun OUI Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife State 2009
49 Landmark University Kwara LU Omu-Aran Private 2011
50 Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Delta MCIU Agbara-Otor, Ughelli North Private 2015
51 Lagos State University Lagos LASU Ojo State 1983
52 Nigerian Turkish Nile University FCT NTNU Abuja Private 1998
53 Taraba State University Taraba Jalingo State 2011
54 University of Benin Edo UNIBEN Benin City Federal 1970
55 University of Calabar Cross River UNICAL Calabar Federal 1975
56 University of Ibadan Oyo UI Ibadan Federal 1948
57 Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina Katsina UMYU Katsina State 2006
58 University of Lagos Lagos UNILAG Lagos Federal 1962
59 University of Port Harcourt Rivers UNIPORT Port Harcourt Federal 1975
60 University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu UNN Nsukka Federal 1955
61 Veritas University (Catholic University of Nigeria) Abuja Abuja VUNA Bwari Private 2007
62 Osun State Univeristy Osogbo Osun UNIOSUN Osogbo State 2006
62 Augustine University Lagos AUI Ilaro Private 2015

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