List of all Federal Universities in Nigeria

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Are you a young secondary school leaver seeking to gain admission into the higher institution in Nigeria, there are several schools of higher learning you can enroll yourself once you have the required pre-requisite for admission.

As a young secondary school leaver who have decided to study in a federal university, this article will help you in identifying the list of federal universities we have in this country and you can make your choice from the list based on your preference.

All Federal Universities in Nigeria

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Federal universities are institution owned and control by the federal government of Nigeria, all major appointment in the school is being done by the federal government, we have quite a number of federal universities spread across all the states and geo political zone in the country.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi is one of the federal universities we have in this country Nigeria, the university is located in the north, the school was named after the first prime minister of Nigeria Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

List of Departments at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Department of Agriculture & Bio-Resource

Faculty of Engineering & Engineering Technology

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S/N      Name

1          Department of Agriculture & Bio-Resource

2          Department of Automobile Engineering

3          Department of Chemical and Engineering

4          Department of Civil Engineering

5          Department of Computer and Communication Engineering

6          Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

7          Department of Mechanical/Production Engineering

8          Department of Mechatronics and Systems Engineering

9          Department of Petroleum Engineering

Faculty of Management Technology

S/N      Name

1          Department Banking & Finance Technology

2          Department of Management & Information Technology

3          General Studies

4          Department of Accounting

5          Department of Business Management

Faculty of Environmental Technology

S/N      Name

1          Department of Architectures

2          Department of Building

3          Department of Environmental Management Technology

4          Department of Estate Management and Valuation

5          Department of Industrial Design

6          Department of Survey & Geo-Informatics

7          Department of Quantity Survey

8          Department of Urban & Regional Planning

 

Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife is one of the top federal university we have in this country Nigeria, the school is located in the south west part of this country Nigeria. The school is a federal government-owned institution, find the list of courses offered in the school;

African Languages and Literature

Agricultural Economics

Agricultural and Environmental Engineering

Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Animal Science

Archeology

Architecture

Biochemistry

Botany

Building

Business Law

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Pathology

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Community Health and Nutrition

Computer Science and Engineering

Continuing Education

Crop production

Demography and Social Statistics

Dermatology and Venerology

Dramatic Arts

Drug Research and Production Unit

Economics

Educational Administration and Planning

Educational Foundation and Counseling

Educational Technology

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

English Language

Environmental Health and Epidemiology

Estate Management

Fine and Applied Arts

Food Nutrition and Consumer Sciences

Food Science and Technology

Foreign Languages

Geography

Geology

Haematology and Immunology

History

Institute of Education

International Law

International Relations

Jurisprudence and Private Law

Linguistics

Literature in English

Local Government Studies

Management and Accounting

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Medical Microbiology and Parasitology

Medical Rehabilitation

Medicine

Mental Health

Materials Science & Engineering

Microbiology

Morbid Anatomy and Forensic Medicine

Music

Nursing

Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perimatology

Oral Maxilofacial Surgery and Oral Pathology

Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

Paediatrics and Child Health

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmaceutics

Pharmacognosy

Pharmacology

Philosophy

Physical and Health Education

Physics

Physiological Sciences

Plant Science

Political Science

Preventive Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Period Ontology

Psychology

Public Administration

Public Law

Quantity Surveying

Radiology

Religious Studies

Restorative Dentistry

Sociology and Anthropology

Soil Science

Special Education and Curriculum Studies

Surgery

Urban and Regional Planning

Zoology

 University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan, no doubt, is the first university established in Nigeria, it is the premier university, it is a federal government establishment and its is located in Ibadan , the oyo state capital. The school offer courses in the following areas:

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

1 Medicine & Surgery

2 Dentistry

3 Physiotherapy

4 Biochemistry

5 Physiology

6 Human Nutrition

7 Nursing Science

 

PHARMACY

1 Pharmacy

 

AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY

1 Agriculture

2 Fisheries and Wildlife Management

3 Forestry Resources Management

 

ARTS

1 Arabic Language & Literature

2 Islamic Studies

3 Archaeology

4 Archaeology Combined:

[a] Archaeology with History

[b] Archaeology with Classics

[c] Archaeology with Religious Studies

5 Anthropology

6 Classics

7 Religious Studies

8 Communication & Language Arts

9 Linguistics and African Studies:

[a] Linguistics

[b] Yoruba

[c] Igbo

10 History

11 English Language & Literature

12 Philosophy

European Studies:

[a] French

[b] Russian

[c] German

13 Theatre Arts

 

LAW

1 Law

 

VETERINARY MEDICINE

1 Veterinary Medicine

 

TECHNOLOGY

1 Agricultural & Environmental Engineering

2 Civil Engineering

3 Industrial Production Engineering

4 Petroleum Engineering

5 Electrical & Electronics Engineering

6 Mechanical Engineering

7 Food Technology

8 Wood Products Engineering

 

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THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

1 Economics

2 Geography

3 Political Science

4 Psychology

5 Sociology

 

EDUCATION

1 Adult Education

2 Educational Management

3 Teacher Education:

[a] Arts

[b] Social Sciences

[c] Science

[d] Pre-Primary Education

4 Special Education

5 Human Kinetics

6 Health Education

7 Guidance & Counselling

8 Library Studies

 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

1 [a] Archaeology Single Honours

[b] Archaeology Combined:

  • With Geology
  • With Geography
  • With Zoology
  • With Botany

2 Anthropology

3 Chemistry

4 Industrial Chemistry

5 Geography

6 Computer Science

7 Geology

8 Mathematics

9 Physics

10 Statistics

11 Zoology

12 Botany

13 Microbiology

 University of Benin

University of Benin happens to be one the federal government established university in the country, it is located in Benin City Edo State. Here are the list of courses offered at the University of Benin.

 

African Languages and Literature

Agricultural Economics

Agricultural and Environmental Engineering

Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Animal Science

Archeology

Architecture

Biochemistry

Botany

Building

Business Law

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Pathology

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Community Health and Nutrition

Computer Science and Engineering

Continuing Education

Crop production

Demography and Social Statistics

Dermatology and Venerology

Dramatic Arts

Drug Research and Production Unit

Economics

Educational Administration and Planning

Educational Foundation and Counseling

Educational Technology

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

English Language

Environmental Health and Epidemiology

Estate Management

Fine and Applied Arts

Food Nutrition and Consumer Sciences

Food Science and Technology

 

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria is one of the leading federal government universities in the North, the university is known for is outstanding level of education and number of beautiful scholars it has produced. Here are the list of courses offered by the school.

Administration

Accounting

Business Administration

L G & Development Studies

Public Administration

Agriculture

Agric Econs & Rural Sociology

Agronomy

Animal Science

Crop Protection

Plant Science

Soil Science

Arts

African Languages and Cultures

Arabic

Archeology

English

French

Hausa

History

Theatre & Performing Arts

Education

Arts and Social Science Education

Educational Foundation & Curriculum

Educational Psychology & Counselling

Library and Information Science

Physical and Health Education

Science Education

Vocational and Technical Education

Engineering

Agricultural Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Water Resources & Environmental Engineering

Environmental Design

Architecture

Building

Fine Arts

Geomatics

Industrial Design

Quantity Surveying

Urban and Regional Planning

Law

Civil Law

Commercial Law

Private Law

Public Law

Sharia Law

Medicine

Anaesthesia

Chemical Pathology

Community Medicine

Dental Surgery

Haematology and Blood Transfusion

Human Anatomy

Human Physiology

Medical Microbiology

Medicine

Nursing Science

Obsterics and Gynecology

Ophthalmology

Paediatrics

Pathology (Morbid Anatomy)

Psychiatrics

Radiology

Surgery

Traumatic and Orthopeadic Surgery

Pharmaceutical Science

Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice

Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry

Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Pharmacognosy & Drug Development

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Science

Biochemistry

Biological Sciences

Botany

Chemistry

Geography

Geology

Mathematics

Microbiology

Physics

Textile Science & Technology

Social Science

Economics

Mass Communication

Political Science

Sociology

Veterinary Medicine

Theriogenology and Production

Veterinary Anatomy

Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology

Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology

Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

Veterinary Physiology

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Veterinary Surgery and Medicine

List of other Federal Universities in Nigeria

 

  1. Bayero University, Kano
  2. Federal University Gashua
  3. Federal University of Petroleum Resources,
  4. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  5. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  6. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  7. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
  8. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
  9. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
  10. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
  11. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  12. Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  13. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa
  14. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  15. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
  16. Federal University,Birnin Kebbi
  17. Federal University,Gusau
  18. Michael Okpara Uni. of Agric., Umudike
  19. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
  20. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos

 

This is the list of federal university we have in this country, the first 5 are the top federal university in Nigeria, for aspiring scholars seeking admission you can choose from the list above.

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