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List of Federal Universities in Nigeria

Federal Universities in Nigeria
Here is a list of all the Federal Universities in Nigeria and where you can get the latest news from the Universities.
NigeriaSchool team decided to generated these list (List of Nigeria Universities) to help students seeking admission, students in the various universities and graduates alike to get the latest information.
A lot of people don’t know off-hand the names of Universities in Nigeria, this post will be a guide for candidates who are not just students of the Institutions, but are looking to apply for admission.

Some interesting links
* You can get latest news on JAMB-UTME Here
* You can get the latest News on Nigeria Free Scholarships
* Get latest news from all Universities in Nigeria, polytechnics, college of education, Here

** Please note that there are not the Full List of Universities in Nigeria, but rather, Federal Universities in Nigeria, you can access State Universities in Nigeria Here and Private Universities in Nigeria Here.


Theses Universities has been approved by the National University Commission

1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauch
2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
3. Bayero University,Kano
4. Federal University Gashua
5. Federal University of Petroleum Resources,
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 Uni. of Agric., 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

More Universities in Nigeria.

* State Universities in Nigeria
* Private Universities in Nigeria

Here you have the List Federal Universities in Nigeria, if we are missing any, please drop the university name on the comment box and we will add it to the list.
*Note* Only Federal Universities.
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65 thoughts on “List of Federal Universities in Nigeria”

  1. if so add me on facebook so dat we talk more better on facebook or add me on whats app 08173484895 nd twitter @olamideolayinka33@

  2. Comment:pls I’d like to know if UI accepts merit for DE nd if also accept awaiting result to study educational management. Tnx!

  3. Mhaywhealth oluomo

    Plss i want to know when the post utme form for Unilag coming out, and the amount precisely please house.

  4. @LegendKid pls help out Reply Me My name was misspled during Jamb registration and nOw have written post utme in fUAM waiting for Admission list I do hope it wont cause any problem or hOwcan i changethe misspled name it was misspled Joselph instead Of Joseph. Pls reply me @ LegendKid

  5. yes National Open University is a federal uni. am a student there Mass communication. please any mass comm in the house should indicate.
    My name was misspelled hw do i correct it. Josphine instead of Josephine. have been using it like that since 100-400 dont know if it will have any effect on me.. need a reply urgently pls.

    1. Thank you Josephine.
      Yes, it will affect you when you want to use the Cert. Please contact your Study center director to get it fixed ASAP.

  6. please this my number 07035177363 any mass comm student should add me up on whatsapp or viber… thanks…

    1. Although we don’t allow unknown people to drop their phone number, we will let this pass. Hoping you are really a student of NOUN.
      Thanks again Josephine for the contribution.

  7. Plz Help tell me how possible we have Medicine and surgery students in this Federal universities when now it’s becoming Difficult through Post JAMB or rather they insist we go to Direct entry where this Federal universities do not accomodate,If perhaps they do it’s rather difficult. plz which University amongst the list do it (DIRECT. ENTRY )?

  8. olonade, ayodele ralphael

    pls can you give me the list of federal universities and polytechnics that offers masscommunication.

  9. Is the faculty of law in NOUN accreditted by the NUC? Secondly is there any Nigerian university that is online? Thirdly, what is the entry requirement for a gradaute who want to run a different programme at the undergraduate level? Thank you and remain blessed.

    1. 1. NOUN Law program has not been accredited by NUC
      2. No, currently only NOUN that we know off, and it is approved by NUC
      3. If you are going for undergraduate programme, i guess the requirements will be the same as one who is just starting…

  10. Please what’s the quoter system like at Universities in south-south region? Which one has catchment for Ebonyi State?

  11. Pls admin do you know if Uni Ilorin accepts 2.2 for masters degree programs? and what is their fees like?? thanks

  12. Pls am new here and I need to know which federal university that offer marine engineering course pls I need am urgent reply thanks.

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