All State Universities in Nigeria & Courses (NUC Approved, 2019)

This is the comprehensive list of all accredited state universities in the Federal Republic of Nigeria and their courses they offer.

Although, there are federal, state and private owned schools in Nigeria, we shall focus on the state owned educational institutions, all of course are accredited by the NUC.

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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.

State universities are academic institutions primarily controlled and owned by the government at the state level. The aim of these universities is to expand admissions for students, bringing professional skills, expertise through modern research facilities to rural dwellers in a bid to obtain higher education.

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It is important to note that these state owned academic institutions and the courses they offer have been fully accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC)

List of NUC approved state universities in Nigeria and their available courses 2019

1. Abia State University (ABSU)

ABSU is one of the state universities located in the south eastern part of Nigeria. It was established in 1981 and is one of the best schools in the country offering both undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees.

There are several courses you can study at the Abia State University (ABSU). We have highlighted them below:

  • ACCOUNTING
  • AGRIC-ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION
  • AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
  • ANATOMY
  • ANIMAL SCIENCE AND FISHERIES
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • BANKING AND FINANCE
  • BIOCHEMISTRY
  • BOTANY
  • BUILDING TECHNOLOGY
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  • BUSINESS EDUCATION
  • CHEMISTRY AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
  • COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • CROP PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION
  • ECONOMICS
  • EDUCATION AND ACCOUNTANCY
  • EDUCATION AND BIOLOGY
  • EDUCATION AND CHEMISTRY
  • EDUCATION AND GOVERNMENT
  • EDUCATION AND INTEGRATED SCIENCE
  • EDUCATION AND MATHEMATICS
  • EDUCATION AND PHYSICS
  • EDUCATION AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • EDUCATION AND SOCIAL STUDIES
  • EDUCATION/FINE ART
  • EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING
  • ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
  • ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  • ESTATE MANAGEMENT
  • FINE/APPLIED ARTS
  • FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • FRENCH
  • GEOGRAPHY
  • GEOGRAPHY AND PLANNING
  • GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
  • HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
  • HOME ECONOMICS AND EDUCATION
  • IGBO
  • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
  • LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
  • LAW
  • LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
  • LIBRARY SCIENCE
  • LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
  • MANAGEMENT
  • MARKETING
  • MASS COMMUNICATION
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE
  • MEDICINE AND SURGERY
  • MICROBIOLOGY
  • NURSING/NURSING SCEINCE
  • OPTOMETRY
  • PHYSIOLOGY
  • PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PUBLIC HEALTH
  • PURE AND INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES
  • SOCIOLOGY
  • SOIL SCIENCE
  • STATISTICS
  • SURVEYING AND GEOINFORMATICS
  • URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
  • ZOOLOGY

2. Adamawa State University,  Mubi (ADSU)

ADSU is another state owned university established in 2002 and one of the popular academic institutions located in the Northern region of the country. They offer admission to students who wish to study in their campus and have good lecturers and a conducive environment for learning and research.

It should be interesting to note that the ADSU post-graduate school has just secured approval from the National Universities Commission to undertake postgraduate studies at PGD, PGDE, MBA, MPA, M.SC, and Ph.D in different disciplines.

The faculties and departmental courses offered in Adamawa State University (ADSU) include:

A. Faculty of Agriculture

  • Agricultural Economics & Extension
  • Animal Production
  • Crop Science
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture

B. Faculty of Science and Science Education

  • Biological Sciences (Botany & Zoology)
  • Chemistry
  • Pure and Applied Physics
  • Geography
  • Mathematical Sciences (Maths & Computer)
  • Science Education

C. Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Political Science and Public Administration

3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA)

AAUA was established in Decemnber 1999 and it is a state operated Nigerian University located in Ondo state. The school also offers students and future graduates alike the opportunity to have a sound academic training.

Aside normal undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees, there is also sandwich program in the school if you are interested in studying there.

Some faculties in Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA) include:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Law
  • Social & Management Sciences

4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo

This school has what it takes to be a leading academic institution in the country. The main aim of establishing this Nigerian university is to address the need of imparting knowledge that would help bring development to the country at large.

Over the years, the school has opened it doors to prospective students by offering admission to those who did well in their JAMB/UTME exams and whose score aligns with the cut-off of the school.

Akwa Ibom state university offers professional certificate courses, national diploma programmes, post-graduate programmes and also undergraduate courses.

These courses include:

  • Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Crop Science
  • Soil Science
  • English and Literary Studies
  • History and International Studies
  • Religious and Cultural Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Performing (Theatre Arts)
  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Integrated Science Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics Education
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Botany
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Zoology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Marine Biology
  • Geology and Geosciences
  • Mathematics/Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Political Sciences
  • Public Administration
  • Biological sciences

Other NUC state universities in Nigeria this 2019 include:

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 and their courses this 2019.

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