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This article provides a list of all the private universities in Nigeria, based on the information we gathered from the official NUC website.

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There are several private universities in Nigeria; however, they do not all possess NUC accreditation/licence to operate.

The National Universities Commission (NUC), which serves as the regulatory and accreditation body for universities in Nigeria, is responsible for ensuring all private universities in Nigeria meet certain requirements.

In recent times, the NUC has granted licences to individuals, corporate bodies and religious bodies to establish private universities in the country.

Many people often neglect the need to verify an institution’s accreditation, instead, the first thing they try to know is the school fees of the university.

Needless to say, it is extremely important to make sure a private university is NUC accredited before enrolling yourself, child or ward into it.

Here are the NUC accredited private universities in Nigeria:

  1. Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State
  2. Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  3. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  4. African University of Science & Technology, Abuja
  5. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan, Oyo State
  6. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State
  7. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  8. American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa state
  9. Augustine University, Ilara, Epe, Lagos State
  10. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  11. Baze University, Abuja
  12. Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State
  13. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo
  14. Bingham University, New Karu, Nasarawa State
  15. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State
  16. Caleb University, Lagos
  17. Caritas University, Enugu
  18. Chrisland University, Abeokua, Ogun State
  19. Covenant University Ota, Ogun State
  20. Crawford University Igbesa, Ogun State
  21. Crescent University, Abeokuta, Ogun State
  22. Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  23. Elizade University, Ilara-Moki, Ondo State
  24. Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State
  25. Fountain University, Oshogbo, Osun State
  26. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  27. Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  28. Hallmark University, Ijebu Itele, Ogun
  29. Hezekiah University, Umudi, Nkwerre, Imo State
  30. Igbinedion University, Okada Wonderland, Edo State
  31. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  32. Kings University, Ode Omu
  33. Kwararafa University, Wukari
  34. Landmark University, Omu-Aran.
  35. Lead City University, Ibadan
  36. Madonna University, Okija
  37. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  38. Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, Ughelli North, Delta State
  39. Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba, Ogun State
  40. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  41. Novena University, Ogume, Delta State
  42. Obong University, Obong Ntak
  43. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  44. Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  45. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  46. Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State
  47. Renaissance University, Enugu
  48. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  49. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  50. Salem University, Lokoja
  51. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa.
  52. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  53. Summit University, Off, Kwara state
  54. Tansian University, Umunya
  55. University of Mkar, Mkar
  56. Veritas University, Abuja
  57. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  58. Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondo
  59. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  60. Christopher University Mowe
  61. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  62. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  63. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  64. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  65. Arthur Javis University Akpabuyo Cross River State
  66. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  67. Coal City University Enugu State
  68. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  69. Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta State
  70. Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia State
  71. Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo
  72. PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt
  73. Atiba University Oyo
  74. Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos
  75. Skyline University, Kano
  76. Greenfield University, Kaduna
  77. Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State
  78. Trinity University Ogun State
  79. Westland University Iwo, Osun State

As you can see from the list, there are exactly 79 NUC accredited private universities in Nigeria.

Every year this list is updated as some new schools gain accreditation, while it is also possible for another to lose its licence.

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