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NUC Accredited Universities In Nigeria (Federal & State)

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NUC accredited universities are all approved university in Nigeria. The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the detailed list of approved degree awarding institutions in Nigeria as at January, 2017.

The list contains both federal and state universities currently accredited to issue degree certificates to students who graduates from the institution successfully.

 

List of Accredited Universities by NUC

national universities commision nuc logoFederal Universities:
Institutions and Year Established;

1 University of Ibadan, Ibadan 1948
2 University of Nigeria, Nsukka 1960
3 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 1962
4 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1962
5 University of Lagos, Lagos 1962
6 University of Benin, Benin City 1970
7 Bayero University, Kano 1975
8 University of Calabar, Calabar 1975
9 University of Ilorin, Ilorin 1975
10 University of Jos, Jos 1975
11 University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri 1975
12 Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto 1975
13 University of Port- Harcourt, Port- Harcourt 1975
14 Federal University of Technology, Owerri 1980
15 Federal University of Technology, Akure 1981
16 Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola 1981
17 Federal University of Technology, Minna 1982
18 Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna 1985
19 University of Abuja, 1988
20 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi 1988
21 University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1988
22 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta 1988
23 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka 1992
24 University of Uyo, Uyo 1991
25 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 1992
26 National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos 2002
27 Fed. Univ. of Petroleum Resources, Effurun 2007
28 Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State 2011
29 Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State 2011
30 Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State 2011
31 Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State 2011
32 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State 2011
33 Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State 2011
34 Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State 2011
35 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State 2011
36 Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa 2011
37 The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State 2012
38 Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi 2013
39 Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara 2013
40 Borno State university 2016

State Universities:
Institutions & Year Established.

1 Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt 1979
2 Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma 1980
3 Abia State University, Uturu 1981
4 Enugu State University of Science & Tech, Enugu 1982
5 Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye 1982
6 Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. (formerly University of Ado-Ekiti) 1982
7 Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos 1983
8 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso 1990
9 Imo State University, Owerri 1992
10 Benue State University, Makurdi 1992
11 Delta State University, Abraka 1992
12 Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba- Akoko 1999
13 Kogi State University, Anyigba 1999
14 Niger-Delta University, Yenagoa 2000
15 Anambra State University, Uli 2000
16 Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil 2000
17 Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki 2000
18 Nasarawa State University, Keffi 2002
19 Adamawa State University, Mubi 200220 Gombe State University, Gombe 2004
21 Kaduna State University, Kaduna 2004
22 Cross River University of Technology, Calabar 2004
23 Plateau State University, Bokkos 2005
24 Ondo State University of Technology, Okiti Pupa. 2008
25 Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State 2005
26 Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun 2005
27 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina 2006
28 Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu Yobe State 2006
29 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero 2006
30 Osun State University, Osogbo 2006
31 Taraba State University, Jalingo 2008
32 Kwara State University, Ilorin 2009
33 Sokoto State University, Sokoto 2009
34 Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Ikpaden 2010
35 Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni 2010
36 Bauchi State University, Gadau 2011
37 Northwest University, Kano 2012
38 The Technical University, Ibadan. 2012
39 Jigawa State University, Kafin Hausa 2013
40 Ondo State University of Medical Sciences 2015
41 Edo University, Iyamho 2016
42 Eastern Palm University, Ogboko 2016
43 University of Africa for Bayelsa 2016
44 Borno State University 2016.

The total number of NUC accredited government universities are eighty four as at January, 2017.

 

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