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See List Of States With The Highest Number Of Universities In Nigeria




According to data obtained from the National Universities Commission (NUC) website, Ogun State in South Western Nigeria has the highest number of universities in Nigeria.

Findings by The Abusites reveal that Ogun State has sixteen (16) accredited universities. This includes a Federal University, two (2) State Universities, and thirteen (13) private universities.

NUC list of States with the highest number of universities in Nigeria
This is closely followed in second place by Delta State with thirteen (13) accredited universities which include two (2) federal universities, four (4) state universities, and eight (8) private universities.

Below is a breakdown of States with the highest number of universities in Nigeria.


Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
Abia State University, Uturu
Gregory University, Uturu
Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia State
Nigerian British University, Asa, Abia State


Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
Adamawa State University Mubi
American University of Nigeria, Yola


University of Uyo
Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State
Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden
Obong University, Obong Ntak
Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State


Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
Madonna University, Okija
Paul University, Awka – Anambra State
Tansian University, Umunya
Legacy University, Okija Anambra State
Peter University, Achina-Onneh Anambra State


Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare, Bauchi State
Bauchi State University, Gadau


Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa
Niger Delta University Yenagoa
University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State
Bayelsa Medical University


University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Federal University of Health Technology, Otukpo Benue State
Benue State University, Makurdi
University of Mkar, Mkar


University of Maiduguri
Nigerian Army University Biu
Bornu State University, Maiduguri
Al-Ansar University, Maiduguri, Borno


University of Calabar
Cross River State University of Technology, Calabar
Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross River State
Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State

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Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State
Delta State University Abraka
University of Delta, Agbor
Delta University of Science and Technology, Ozoro
Dennis Osadebe University, Asaba
Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University
Novena University, Ogume
Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta State
Margaret Lawrence University, Umunede, Delta State
Sports University, Idumuje, Ugboko, Delta State


Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
King David Umahi University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi State
Evangel University, Akaeze


University of Benin
Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
Edo State University Uzairue
Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
Igbinedion University Okada
Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State


Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
Ekiti State University
Bamidele Olumilua University of Science and Technology Ikere, Ekiti State
Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State


University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
Caritas University, Enugu
Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
Renaissance University, Enugu
Coal City University Enugu State


Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
Gombe State Univeristy, Gombe
Gombe State University of Science and Technology
PEN Resource University, Gombe


Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Imo State University, Owerri
Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University Ogboko, Imo State
University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Imo State
Hezekiah University, Umudi
Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State
Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State


Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
Federal University of Technology, Babura, Jigawa State
Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa
Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa State


Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna
Kaduna State University, Kaduna
Greenfield University, Kaduna
NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State

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Bayero University, Kano
Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano
Skyline University, Kano
Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State
Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano State
Capital City University, Kano State
Khalifa Isiyaku Rabiu University, Kano
Baba Ahmed University, Kano State


Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
Federal University Of Transportation Daura
Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina
Al-Qalam University, Katsina


Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State
Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero


Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
Prince Abubakar Audu University Anyigba
Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Kogi
Salem University, Lokoja


University of Ilorin
Kwara State University, Ilorin
Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
Landmark University, Omu-Aran.
Summit University Offa
Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State
Ahman Pategi University, Kwara State
University of Offa, Kwara State


National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos
University of Lagos
Lagos State University, Ojo
Lagos State University of Education, Ijanikin
Lagos State University of Science and Technology Ikorodu
Augustine University Epe
Caleb University, Lagos
Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos
James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State


Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
Nasarawa State University Keffi
Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State
Mewar International University, Masaka, Nasarawa State


Federal University of Technology, Minna
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
Edusoko University, Bida, Niger State
Newgate University, MInna, Niger State


Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode
Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology Abeokuta
Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
Bells University of Technology, Otta
Chrisland University, Abeokuta
Covenant University Ota
Crawford University Igbesa
Crescent University, Abeokua
Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun
Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
Mountain Top University Ibafo
Southwestern University, Oku Owa
Christopher University Mowe
Trinity University Ogun State

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Federal University of Technology, Akure
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa
Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
Achievers University, Owo
Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
Wesley University Ondo


Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Federal University of Health Sciences, Ila Orangun, Osun State
Osun State University Osogbo
Adeleke University, Ede
Bowen University, Iwo
Fountain Unveristy, Oshogbo
Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
Kings University, Ode Omu
Redeemer’s University, Ede
Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
Westland University Iwo, Osun State


University of Ibadan
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
Oyo State Technical University Ibadan
Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan
Lead City University, Ibadan
Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State
Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo
Atiba University Oyo


University of Jos
Plateau State University Bokkos
Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State
Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State


University of Port-Harcourt
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
Rivers State University
Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt


Usumanu Danfodiyo University
Sokoto State University
Saisa University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Sokoto State
NorthWest University Sokoto State


Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
Taraba State University, Jalingo
Kwararafa University, Wukari


Federal University Gashua, Yobe
Yobe State University, Damaturu


Federal University, Gusau Zamfara
Zamfara State University


University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
African University of Science & Technology, Abuja
Baze University
Bingham University, New Karu
Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
Veritas University, Abuja
Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja
European University of Nigeria, Duboyi, FCT

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Ojogwu Godwin Chukwudi hailed from Delta State. A young talented personality, Alumnus of Delta State university,Abraka Studied Library and information science. He is an intellectual cyber communicator expert and a prolific blogger professional.

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