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State Universities In Nigeria: State universities are academic institutions that are under the state government’s ownership. 

State Universities In Nigeria

These institutions primarily exist to increase admissions and deliver professional knowledge, competence, and cutting-edge research facilities to people living in urban and rural areas.

These institutions have played a significant role in assisting gifted students in pursuing higher education.

List Of State Universities In Nigeria

We’ll examine the nation’s state universities in this article.

1. Abia State University (Absu)

When Abia State was established in 1991, the Imo State University’s Uturu campus was given to Abia State. Imo State University had initially controlled ABSU since its founding in 1981.

The Uturu Campus was expanded to include the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine to create Abia State University. The University currently confers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees.


2. The Technical University, Ibadan

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has fully authorized 15 academic programs at Tech-U, as it is known, as of the current academic year, which began in 2017.

Mechatronics Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Physics with Electronics, Petroleum Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, and Statistics are a few of the programs that have received NUC accreditation.

3. Borno State University

Borno State University is one of the most recent state universities to receive NUC accreditation. The institution expects to start its academic session sometime in 2018 with 118 applicants.

Law, the arts, agriculture, medical science, veterinary medicine, and other subjects are among the available courses.

4. Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology

The Kebbi State University, which is based in Aliero, Kebbi, was founded in 2006 to admit residents of Kebbi State. The institution offers science, education, engineering, and agriculture courses.

5. The Tai Solarin University Of Education

Ogun State is home to the Tai Solarin University Education, founded in 2005. The university’s history begins at the Ogun State College of Education, founded in 1978.

Religious studies, mathematics, art, political science, economics, business, agriculture, physics, and other subjects are among the courses given at TASUED.

6. Nasarawa State University

The Nasarawa State capital city of Keffi is home to Nasarawa State University. Agronomy, finances, agriculture, and accounting are just a few of the subjects available.

7. Eastern Palm University

The Imo State Government founded Eastern Palm University in Ogboko, Imo State 2016. Its mission is to become a top university that meets all relevant people’s academic and research needs, regardless of gender, race, nationality, religion, or political beliefs. 

Biochemistry, physics, sociology, literary studies, philosophy, computer science, and other subjects are among the courses offered at EPU.

8. Northwest University

Kano State’s Northwest institution is a public institution. Among the faculties are agriculture, basic medical sciences, clinical sciences, education, engineering, environmental sciences, humanities, information and communication technology, law, pharmaceutical sciences, science, school of general, entrepreneurial and remedial studies, and postgraduate studies.

9. Niger Delta University (State Universities In Nigeria)

The Niger Delta University was founded on Wilberforce Island in Bayelsa State in 2000. The school currently enrolls about 10,000 students who take classes in its 12 faculties, some of which are in medicine, business, economics, education, diplomacy, and health science.

10. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University

Niger State’s IBB University is a public university. Management, religious studies, economics, agriculture, animal science, psychology, and Arabic studies are among the subjects covered in the curriculum. The university recently gave the go-ahead for the medical college‘s construction.

11. Kaduna State University

The Kaduna State University was founded in 2004 and now has 39 departments and 7 faculties. Some faculties include arts, Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Social and Management Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and Agriculture.

12. Edo University Iyamho (Eui)

Edo North, Etsako West LGA, Edo State is where Edo University Iyamho is situated. One of the nation’s newest colleges is EUI. It was started that year.

13. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (Umyu)

The university’s name, which was once Katsina State, was changed to Umara Musa Yaradua University in 2009.

There are five faculties in the university: the faculties of education, humanities, law, natural and applied sciences, and social and management sciences.

A postgraduate program at UMYU awards master‘s and postgraduate diploma degrees.

14. Taraba State University

Taraba State is home to Taraba State University, which opened its doors in 2008. The university offers a variety of courses in subjects like engineering, art, management, agriculture, and social sciences.


15. Plateau State University

The institution was founded in 2005 and is situated in Bokkos, Plateau. It offers Applied Sciences, Arts, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Management programs.

Other public universities across the nation are:

  • Adamawa State University Mubi
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  • Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau
  • Benue State University, Makurdi
  • Yobe State University, Damaturu
  • Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar
  • Delta State University Abraka
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Ekiti State University
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  • Gombe State University, Gombe
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumeni
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa
  • Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
  • Kogi State University Anyigba
  • Kwara State University, Ilorin
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa
  • River State University of Science and Technology
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  • Lagos State University, Ojo
  • Niger Delta University Yenagoa
  • Tai Solarin University of Education
  • Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina
  • Osun State University Osogbo
  • Sokoto State University
  • Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
  • University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State

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