List of All State Universities in Nigeria 2019: NUC Approved

This is the comprehensive list of all accredited State Universities in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

There are Federal, State and Private Universities in Nigeria but we shall focus on the state owned educational institutions, all of course are accredited.


This post will help prospective students choose the state university that best suits them.

With the ever increasing demand for quality education and the increase in student population every year, it is imperative to help prospective students outline these various state universities so as to make it easy for them to choose from.

From our findings, we were able to gather that there are 38 accredited State Universities in Nigeria and we will outline them in alphabetical order for easy access.

It is important to note that the State owned Universities listed below have been fully accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)

List of NUC Approved State Universities in Nigeria (2019)

1. Abia State University, Uturu

2. Adamawa State University,  Mubi

3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba

4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo

5. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma

6. Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli (Now Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University)

7. Bauchi State University, Gadau

8. Benue State University, Makurdi

9. Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu

10. Cross River State University of Science and Technology, Calabar

11. Delta State University,  Abraka

12. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

13. Ekiti State University, Ekiti

14. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu

15. Gombe State Univeristy, Gombe

16. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai

17. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni

18. Imo State University, Owerri

19. Kaduna State University, Kaduna

20. Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil

21. Kebbi State University, Kebbi

22. Kogi State University, Anyigba

23. Kwara State University, Ilorin

24. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso

25. Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos

26. Nasarawa State University, Keffi

27. Niger Delta Unversity, Yenagoa

28. Northwest University, Kano

29. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye

30. Ondo State University of Science &and Technology, Okitipupa

31. Osun State University, Oshogbo

32. Plateau State University, Bokkos

33. Rivers State University of Science and Technology

34. Sokoto State University, Sokoto

35. Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode

36. Taraba State University, Jalingo

37. Technical University, Ibadan

38. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina.

These are the accredited State Universities in Nigeria 2019.


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