List of all Fully Accredited Private Universities in Nigeria


This writes up is a complete guide on the full list of private universities in Nigeria, the yearning for good quality education have increased tremendously in recent times and the numbers of universities in Nigeria could not cater for the number of students who seek universities education.

Universities in Nigeria is divided into three groups we have the Federal University, State University and the Private University.

The federal University is being controlled and financed by the federal government, the State University is being controlled and financed by the state government while the Private University is being controlled and financed by the private institution such as private institutions, churches and individuals.

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This guide will be focused on one of the group above and that will be the list of all private universities we have in Nigeria.

Some of the Benefits of Studying in a Private Universities

Over the years the list of private universities in the country have increased and we have more than fifty private universities duly registered by the Nigeria University Commission and because of the quality and standard of education, they have been to bring into the education system in the country most prefer them to other categories of universities.

Small Number of Students Per Class

One of the main benefits of studying at a private university is the low-class size compared to the overcrowded class we experience in both federal and state universities. The low-class size will give lecturers the room to be able to deliver quality learning to all its students.

High Standard of Education

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Private university students enjoy high and quality standard of education compared to their counterpart in the federal and state universities. They have access to quality educational material that will aid there learning process and stage.

More Opportunity for Networking

Students of Private university enjoys more and better opportunity to network among themselves and major big and multinational companies who sort after graduates of private university to fill posts in their various organisations. Most of their students find good and better jobs than their counterpart in federal and state university.

Stable Academic Calender

Students of private universities enjoy a stable academic calendar and no interruption in their academics calender and no strike. The number of years for your courses is the number of years you will spend in school, no extension and delays like their counterpart in the federal and state university.

List of all Fully Accredited Private Universities in Nigeria

  1. Achievers University, Owo

2          Adeleke University, Ede

3          Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State

4          African University of Science & Technology, Abuja

5          Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan

6          Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

7          Al-Qalam University, Katsina

8          American University of Nigeria, Yola

9          Augustine University

10        Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo

11        Baze University

12        Bells University of Technology, Otta

13        Benson Idahosa University, Benin City

14        Bingham University, New Karu

15        Bowen University, Iwo

16        Caleb University, Lagos

17        Caritas University, Enugu

19        Chrisland University

20        Covenant University Ota

21        Crawford University Igbesa

22        Crescent University

23        Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo

24        Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin

25        Evangel University, Akaeze

26        Fountain University, Oshogbo

27        Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State

28        Gregory University, Uturu

29        Hallmark University

30        Hezekiah University, Umudi

31        Igbinedion University Okada

32        Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji

33        Kings University


34        Kwararafa University, Wukari

35        Landmark University, Omu-Aran.

36        Lead City University, Ibadan

37        Madonna University, Okija

38        Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo

39        Micheal & Cecilia University

40        Mountain Top University

41        Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja

42        Novena University, Ogume

43        Obong University, Obong Ntak

44        Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State

45        Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos

46        Paul University, Awka – Anambra State

47        Redeemer’s University, Mowe

48        Renaissance University, Enugu

49        Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State

50        Ritman University

51        Salem University, Lokoja

52        Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa.

53        Southwestern University, Oku Owa

54        Summit University

55        Tansian University, Umunya

56        University of Mkar, Mkar

57        Veritas University

58        Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State

59        Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondo

60        Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State

61        Christopher University Mowe

62        Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State

63        Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State

64        Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State

65        Legacy University, Okija Anambra State

66        Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State

67        Cn Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State

68        Coal City University Enugu State

68        Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State

69        Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta State

70        Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia State

71        Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo

72        PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt

73        Atiba University Oyo

74        Eko University of Medical & Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos

75        Skyline University, Kano

76        Greenfield University, Kaduna

77        Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State

78        Trinity University Ogun State

79        Westland University Iwo, Osun State

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