Comprehensive List of all Federal Universities in Nigeria (2018)

List of all Federal Universities in Nigeria 2018

There are Federal, State and Private Universities in Nigeria but the purpose of this post is to enlighten you about the various Federal Universities scattered around the country, all of course are accredited.


This post will help prospective students of the various federal universities choose the federal universities in Nigeria 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 federal universities so as to make it easy for them to choose from.

From our findings, we were able to gather that there are 40 accredited Federal Universities in Nigeria and we will outline them in alphabetical order for easy access.

This is a comprehensive list of all accredited Federal Universities in Nigeria 2018. It is important to note that the Nigeria Federal Universities listed below have been fully accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)

Without further ado, these are the accredited Federal Universities in Nigeria below.


List of Accredited Federal Universities in Nigeria 2018

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, Delta State

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. Federal 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

20. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola

22. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.

23. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna

24. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

25. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

26. The Police Academy Wudil

27. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada

28. 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

All these make up the various accredited Federal Universities in Nigeria.

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