List of Private Universities in Nigeria

List of Private Universities in Nigeria and Courses Offered

This article contains the list of officially accredited Federal Universities in Nigeria, as designated by the National Universities Commission (NUC), a government agency entrusted with the oversight and regulation of the establishment and administration of universities in Nigeria.

There are a total of 147 Private Universities in Nigeria recognized for providing high-quality higher education to students. The University of Ibadan (1948), otherwise known as UI, holds the distinction of being Nigeria’s oldest university while in 1999, Igbinedion University became the first private university in Nigeria.

List of Private Universities in Nigeria

1. Achievers University, Owo

Achievers University Courses

2. Adeleke University, Ede

Adeleke University Courses

3. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State

Afe Babalola University Courses

4. African University of Science & Technology, Abuja

African University of Science and Technology Courses

5. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan

Ajayi Crowther University Courses

6. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

Al-Hikmah University Courses

7. Al-Qalam University, Katsina

Al-Qalam University Courses

8. American University of Nigeria, Yola

American University of Nigeria Courses

9. Augustine University

Augustine University Courses

10. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo

Babcock University Courses

11. Baze University

Baze University Courses

12. Bells University of Technology, Ota

Bells University of Technology Courses

13. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City

benson idahosa university courses

14. Bingham University, New Karu

Bingham University Courses

15. Bowen University, Iwo

Bowen University Courses

16. Caleb University, Lagos

Caleb University Courses

17. Caritas University, Enugu

Caritas University Courses

18. Chrisland University

Chrisland University Courses

19. Covenant University Ota

Covenant University Courses

20. Crawford University Igbesa

Crawford University Courses

21. Crescent University, Abeokuta

Crescent University Courses

22. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo

Edwin Clark University Courses

23. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin

Elizade University Courses

24. Evangel University, Akaeze

Evangel University Courses

25. Fountain University, Osogbo

Fountain University Courses

26. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike

Godfrey Okoye University Courses

27. Gregory University, Uturu

Gregory University Courses

28. Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele

Hallmark University Courses

29. Hezekiah University, Umudi

Hezekiah University Courses

30. Igbinedion University, Okada

Igbinedion University Courses

31. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji

Joseph Ayo Babalola University Courses

32. Kings University, Ode Omu

Kings University course

33. Kwararafa University, Wukari

Kwararafa University Courses

34. Landmark University, Omu-Aran

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Landmark University Courses

35. Lead City University, Ibadan

Lead City University Courses

36. Madonna University, Okija

Madonna University Courses

37. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo

Mcpherson University Courses

38. Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University

Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University Courses

39. Mountain Top University

Mountain Top University Courses

40. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja

Nile University of Nigeria Courses

41. Novena University, Ogume

Novena University Courses

42. Obong University, Obong Ntak

Obong University Courses

43. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State

Oduduwa University Courses

44. Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos

Pan-Atlantic University Courses

45. Paul University, Awka

Paul University Courses

46. Redeemer’s University, Ede

Redeemer’s University Courses

47. Renaissance University, Enugu

Renaissance University Courses

48. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State

Rhema University Courses

49. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom

Ritman University Courses

50. Salem University, Lokoja

Salem University Courses

51. Glorious Vision University, Ogwa, Edo State

Glorious Vision University Courses

52. Southwestern University, Oku Owa

Southwestern University Courses

53. Summit University, Offa

Summit University Courses

54. Tansian University, Umunya

Tansian University Courses

55. University of Mkar, Mkar

University of Mkar Courses

56. Veritas University, Abuja

Veritas University Courses

57. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa

Wellspring University Courses

58. Wesley University

Wesley University Course

59. Western Delta University, Oghara

Western Delta University Courses

60. Christopher University Mowe

Christopher University Courses

61. KolaDaisi University, Ibadan

Kola Daisi University Courses

62. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State

Anchor University Courses

63. Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State

Dominican University Courses

64. Legacy University, Okija Anambra State

Legacy University Courses

65. Arthur Javis University, Akpoyubo

Arthur Javis University Courses

66. Ojaja University, Eiyenkorin

Ojaja University Courses

67. Coal City University

Coal City University Courses

68. Clifford University Owerrinta

Clifford University Courses

69. Spiritan University, Nneochi

Spiritan University Courses

70. Precious Cornerstone University

Precious Cornerstone University Courses

71. PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt

    • PAMO University of Medical Sciences Courses
    • Established: 2017
    • State: Rivers
    • Website: PAMO University

PAMO University of Medical Sciences Courses

72. Atiba University, Oyo-Iseyin Rd

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Atiba University Courses

73. Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin

Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Courses

74. Skyline University

Skyline University Courses

75. Greenfield University

Greenfield University Courses

76. Dominion University, Ibadan

Dominion University Courses

77. Trinity University

Trinity University Courses

78. Westland University, Iwo

westland University iwo

79. Topfaith University, Mkpatak

Topfaith University Courses

80. Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese

Thomas Adewumi University Courses

81. Maranatha University, Ibeku Lekki

Maranatha University Courses

82. Ave Maria University, Piyanko

Ave Maria University Courses

83. Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila

Al-Istiqama University Courses

84. Mudiame University, Irrua

Mudiame University Courses

85. Havilla University, Nde-Ikom

Havilla University Courses

86. Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede

Claretian University of Nigeria Courses

87. NOK University, Kachia

NOK University Courses

88. Karl-Kumm University, Vom

Karl-Kumm University Courses

89. James Hope University

James Hope University Courses

90. Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria

Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria Courses

91. Capital City University

Capital City University Courses

92. Ahman Pategi University

Ahman Pategi University Courses

93. University of Offa, Kwara State

University of Offa Courses

94. Mewar International University, Masaka

Mewar International University Courses

95. Edusoko University, Bida

Edusoko University Courses

96. Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja

Philomath University Courses

97. Khadija University, Majia

Khadija University Courses

98. Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State

Anan University

99. PEN Resource University, Gombe

PEN Resource University Courses

100. Al-Ansar University, Maiduguri, Borno

Al-Ansar University Courses

101. Margaret Lawrence University, Umunede

Margaret Lawrence University Courses

102. Khalifa Isiyaku Rabiu University

Khalifa Isiyaku Rabiu University Courses

103. Sports University, Idumuje, Ugboko

Sports University Courses

104. Baba Ahmed University

Baba Ahmed University

105. Saisa University of Medical Sciences and Technology

Saisa University of Medical Sciences and Technology

106. Nigerian British University, Asa

Nigerian British University Courses

107. Peter University, Achina-Onneh

Peter University

108. Newgate University, MInna

Newgate University Courses

109. European University of Nigeria, Duboyi, FCT

    • Established: 2022
    • State: Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
    • Website: European University of Nigeria
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110. NorthWest University

NorthWest University Courses

111. Rayhaan University

Rayhaan University Courses

112. Muhammad Kamalud University, Ilorin

Muhammad Kamalud University Courses

113. Sam Maris University

Sam Maris University Courses

114. Aletheia University, Ago-Iwoye

Aletheia University Courses

115. Lux Mundi University, Umuahia

Lux Mundi University Courses

116. Maduka University, Ekwegbe

Maduka University Courses

117. PeaceLand University

PeaceLand University Courses

118. Amadeus University, Amizi

Amadeus University Courses

119. Vision University, Ikogbo

Vision University Courses

120. Azman University

Azman University Courses

121. Huda University, Gusau

122. Franco British International University

Franco British International University Courses

123. Canadian University of Nigeria

124. Gerar University of Medical Science, Imope Ijebu

Gerar University of Medical Science Courses

125. British Canadian University, Obufu

British Canadian University Courses

126. Hensard University, Toru-Orua, Sagbama

Hensard University Courses

127. Amaj University, Kwali

    • Established: 2023
    • State: Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
    • Website: Amaj University

128. Phoenix University, Agwada

Phoenix University Courses

129. Wigwe University, Isiokpo

Wigwe University Courses

130. Hillside University of Science and Technology, Okemisi

Hillside University of Science and Technology Courses

131. University on the Niger, Umunya

University on the Niger Courses

132. Elrazi Medical University, Yargaya

Elrazi Medical University Courses

133. Venite University, Iloro-Ekiti

Venite University Courses

134. Shanahan University, Onitsha

Shanahan University Courses

135. The Duke Medical University, Calabar

    • Established: 2023
    • State: Cross River
    • Website: The Duke Medical University

136. Mercy Medical University, Iwo

Mercy Medical University Courses

137. Cosmopolitan University, Abuja

Cosmopolitan University Courses

138. Miva Open University, Abuja

Miva Open University Courses

139. Iconic Open University

Iconic Open University Courses

140. West Midlands Open University, Ibadan

West Midlands Open University Courses

141. Al-Muhibbah Open University, Abuja

Al-Muhibbah Open University Courses

142. El-Amin University, Minna

El-Amin University Courses

143. College of Petroleum and Energy Studies

    • Established: 2023
    • State: Kaduna
    • Website: College of Petroleum and Energy Studies

144. Jewel University

Jewel University Courses

145. Prime University, Kuje

Prime University Courses

146. Nigerian University of Technology and Management, Apapa

Nigerian University of Technology and Management Courses

147. Al-Bayan University, Ankpa

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