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Right here you’ll discover the names of all the NUC accredited universities in Nigeria this 2020.

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Presently, Nigeria has exactly 174 universities, as approved by the National University Commissions (NUC), which serves as the regulatory body for Nigerian universities.

The importance of knowing the NUC accredited universities in Nigeria cannot be overemphasised.

The reason is, attending a university which is not NUC accredited will amount to a painful waste of time and valuable resources. But since you’re here, you won’t fall a victim to that.

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Here are the 170 NUC accredited universities in Nigeria:

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  3. Bayero University, Kano
  4. Federal University Gashua, Yobe
  5. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  6. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  7. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  8. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  9. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
  10. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
  11. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
  12. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
  13. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  14. Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  15. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa
  16. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  17. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
  18. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  19. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara
  20. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
  22. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos
  23. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  24. Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
  25. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  26. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife
  27. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  28. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  29. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  30. University of Benin
  31. University of Calabar
  32. University of Ibadan
  33. University of Ilorin
  34. University of Jos
  35. University of Lagos
  36. University of Maiduguri
  37. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  38. University of Port-Harcourt
  39. University of Uyo
  40. Usumanu Danfodiyo University
  41. Nigeria Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State
  42. Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna
  43. Nigerian Army University Biu
  44. Abia State University, Uturu
  45. Adamawa State University Mubi
  46. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  47. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden
  48. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  49. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  50. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  51. Benue State University, Makurdi
  52. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  53. Cross River State University of Technology, Calabar
  54. Delta State University Abraka
  55. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  56. Ekiti State University
  57. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  58. Gombe State University, Gombe
  59. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  60. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
  61. Imo State University, Owerri
  62. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa
  63. Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  64. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
  65. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero
  66. Kogi State University Anyigba
  67. Kwara State University, Ilorin
  68. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  69. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa
  70. River State University
  71. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  72. Lagos State University, Ojo
  73. Niger Delta University Yenagoa
  74. Nasarawa State University Keffi
  75. Plateau State University Bokkos
  76. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode
  77. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina
  78. Osun State University Osogbo
  79. Taraba State University, Jalingo
  80. Sokoto State University
  81. Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano
  82. Oyo State Technical University Ibadan
  83. Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
  84. Edo University Iyamo
  85. Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  86. University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State
  87. Borno State University, Maiduguri
  88. Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology Abeokuta
  89. Gombe State University of Science and Technology
  90. Zamfara State University
  91. Bayelsa Medical University
  92. University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Umuagwo
  93. University of Creative Technology Umuna
  94. University of Medical Science Ogboko
  95. University of Science and Technology Omuna Isiako
  96. Achievers University, Owo
  97. Adeleke University, Ede
  98. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  99. African University of Science & Technology, Abuja
  100. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan
  101. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  102. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  103. American University of Nigeria, Yola
  104. Augustine University
  105. Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo
  106. Baze University
  107. Bells University of Technology, Otta
  108. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  109. Bingham University, New Karu
  110. Bowen University, Iwo
  111. Caleb University, Lagos
  112. Caritas University, Enugu
  113. Chrisland University
  114. Covenant University Ota
  115. Crawford University Igbesa
  116. Crescent University
  117. Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo
  118. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  119. Evangel University, Akaeze
  120. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  121. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  122. Gregory University, Uturu
  123. Hallmark University, Ijebu Itele, Ogun
  124. Hezekiah University, Umudi
  125. Igbinedion University Okada
  126. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  127. Kings University, Ode Omu
  128. Kwararafa University, Wukari
  129. Landmark University, Omu-Aran.
  130. Lead City University, Ibadan
  131. Madonna University, Okija
  132. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  133. Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University
  134. Mountain Top University
  135. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  136. Novena University, Ogume
  137. Obong University, Obong Ntak
  138. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  139. Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  140. Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
  141. Redeemer’s University, Ede
  142. Renaissance University, Enugu
  143. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  144. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
  145. Salem University, Lokoja
  146. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa.
  147. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  148. Summit University
  149. Tansian University, Umunya
  150. University of Mkar, Mkar
  151. Veritas University, Abuja
  152. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  153. Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondo
  154. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  155. Christopher University Mowe
  156. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  157. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  158. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
  159. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
  160. Arthur Javis University Akpabuyo Cross river State
  161. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  162. Coal City University Enugu State
  163. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  164. Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta State
  165. Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia State
  166. Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo
  167. PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt
  168. Atiba University Oyo
  169. Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos
  170. Skyline University, Kano
  171. Greenfield University, Kaduna
  172. Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State
  173. Trinity University Ogun State
  174. Westland University Iwo, Osun State

From the list above, Nos 1 – 43 are all federal universities, 44 – 95 are all state universities, and 96 to 174 are all private universities.

Note: the number of NUC accredited universities in Nigeria changes virtually every year. Due to that, we’ll keep updating this post to reflect the recent changes.

If you have any questions, feel free to relay them using the comment section of this post. We’ll try as much as possible to provide an answer to any question related to the NUC accredited universities in Nigeria.

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