Best Private University in Nigeria by NUC 2019

If you ask private university students in Nigeria- which private university is the best in Nigeria this 2019? Their answer might be bias as some would either support their university or call another.

Best Private University in Nigeria by NUC 2019

best-private-university-in-nigeria-2016For the sake of this post, we shall look at the best private university in Nigeria by NUC currently that has gained not only much needed popularity in Nigeria but boast the best and quality educational services and is ranked among the best universities in Africa.

Without bias, the best private University in Nigeria by NUC currently this year 2019 is Covenant University with its world ranking at 1401 among the list of best universities in the world.

Covenant University in Nigeria was founded in October 21, 2002 and it is owned by one of the world’s richest and respected pastor from Nigeria, Bishop David Oyedepo and has maintained a steady growth over the years.


Covenant University was built with a vision to raise new generation leaders that would effect positive change in whatever environment they find themselves. It comprises of the following colleges:

  • College of Business and Social Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Leadership Development Studies
  • College of Science and Technology
  • School of Postgraduate Studies

Over the years, Covenant University has won several awards for its consistent academic excellence which has moved from heights to heights. Although, the school is quite expensive in terms of its tuition, the price is worth it with its well established programs for undergraduate, postgraduate, part time including distance learning studies.

One thing I find fascinating about Covenant University is the presence of Wireles LAN for both intranet and internet around the school premises, State of the art equipment in their laboratories, standard library that provides the best research options for students who study at the university.


Although, there are best public and private universities in Nigeria, Covenant University is equipped with one of the best health facility a university can provide. The services provided by this health facility includes:

  • 24-hour General Outpatient Clinic and Emergency Service
  • Dental Clinic (Mondays- Fridays; 8am- 4pm)
  • Antenatal Clinic (Tuesdays; 8am- 2pm)
  • Laboratory Services: 24-hour service
  • In-Patient Care: 35-bed ward (includes separate male and female wards)
  • Public Health Services: family planning and immunization
  • Pharmaceutical Services for daily prescriptions and dispensing: 24-hour service
  • Surgical services
  • Visual care: eye screening, prescription of eye glasses
  • 24-hour Ambulance Service

Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun State in Nigeria. It is a Private Christian University and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.


Below are courses offered in Covenant University

  • Accountancy / Finance / Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Building Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • English Language
  • Estate Management
  • French
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Industrial Physics / Applied Geophysics
  • Industrial Physics / Electronics / IT Application
  • Industrial Physics / Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Relations
  • Industrial Relations And Human Resources Management
  • Information And Communication Engineering
  • International Relations
  • Management Information System
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Policy And Strategic Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sociology
  • Zoology
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I am simply known as Ikenwa Chizoba, a seasoned blogger and the Founder of Nigerian Infopedia. A very simple person who loves writing, reading and research.


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  1. John

    Lol, 1401 in the world

  2. Niyim bedan

    I am honored to associated with a great school as such…
    God Is wonderful.

  3. Niyim bedan

    I am honored to be associated with a great school as such…
    God is wonderful.

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