List of ALL Federal Universities in Nigeria (49)

There are 49 federal universities in Nigeria. These are universities owned by and managed by the federal government of Nigeria through appointed vice chancellors. These are the accredited universities, that is, federal universities in Nigeria accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

List of ALL Federal Universities in Nigeria

National Universities Commision (NUC) Building

See the 49 federal universities in Nigeria below.

 

S/N

NAME OF SCHOOL

 

ABBR.

WEBSITE

EST.

1

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

 

ATBU

https://www.atbu.edu.ng

1988

2

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

 

ABU

https://www.abu.edu.ng

1962

3

Bayero University, Kano

 

BUK

https://www.buk.edu.ng

1975

4

Federal University Gashua, Yobe

 

FUGASHUA

Education Homepage

2013

5

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

 

FUPRE

https://www.fupre.edu.ng

2007

6

Federal University of Technology, Akure

 

FUTA

https://www.futa.edu.ng

1981

7

Federal University of Technology, Minna

 

FUTMINNA

https://www.futminna.edu.ng

1982

8

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

 

FUTO

Home

1980

9

Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State

 

FUD

Home

2011

10

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

 

FUDUTSINMA

https://www.fudutsinma.edu.ng

2011

11

Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State

 

FUKASHERE

Home

2011

12

Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State

 

FULAFIA

https://www.fulafia.edu.ng

2011

13

Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State

 

FULOKOJA

https://www.fulokoja.edu.ng

2011

14

Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State

 

FUNAI

Home

2011

15

Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa

 

FUOTUOKE

home

2011

16

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

 

FUOYE

Home

2011

17

Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

 

FUWUKARI

https://www.fuwukari.edu.ng/

2011

18

Federal University, Birnin Kebbi

 

FUBK

https://www.fubk.edu.ng

2013

19

Federal University, Gusau Zamfara

 

FUGUSAU

Home

2013

20

Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike

 

MOUAU

Home

1992

21

Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola

 

MAUTECH

https://www.mautech.edu.ng

1981

22

National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos

 

NOUN

Home

2002

23

Nigeria Police Academy Wudil

 

NPA

https://polac.edu.ng/

2013

24

Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna

 

NDA

https://www.nda.edu.ng

1985

25

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

 

NAU (UNIZIK)

1992

26

Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife

 

OAU

https://www.oauife.edu.ng

1962

27

University of Abuja, Gwagwalada

 

UNIABUJA

https://www.uniabuja.edu.ng

1988

28

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

 

FUA

Home

1988

29

University of Agriculture, Makurdi

 

UAM

https://www.uam.edu.ng

1988

30

University of Benin

 

UNIBEN

https://www.uniben.edu.ng

1970

31

University of Calabar

 

UNICAL

https://www.unical.edu.ng

1975

32

University of Ibadan

 

UI

https://www.ui.edu.ng

1948

33

University of Ilorin

 

UNILORIN

https://www.unilorin.edu.ng

1975

34

University of Jos

 

UNIJOS

https://www.unijos.edu.ng

1975

35

University of Lagos

 

UNILAG

https://www.unilag.edu.ng

1962

36

University of Maiduguri

 

UNIMAID

https://www.unimaid.edu.ng

1975

37

University of Nigeria, Nsukka

 

UNN

https://www.unn.edu.ng

1960

38

University of Port-Harcourt

 

UNIPORT

https://www.uniport.edu.ng

1975

39

University of Uyo

 

UNIUYO

https://www.uniuyo.edu.ng

1991

40

Usumanu Danfodiyo University

 

UDU

https://www.udusok.edu.ng

1975

41

Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State

 

NMU

Homepage

2018

42

Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna

 

AFIT

https://afit.edu.ng

2018

43

Nigerian Army University Biu

 

NAUB

home

2018

44

Federal University of Health Technology, Otukpo Benue State

 

 

 

 

2020

45

Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State

 

 

 

2020

46

Federal University of Technology, Babura, Jigawa State

 

 

 

 

2021

47

Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State

 

 

 

 

2021

48

Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare, Bauchi State

 

 

 

 

2021

49

Federal University of Health Sciences, Ila Orangun, Osun State

 

 

 

 

2021

Source: National Universities Commission (NUC) website: https://www.nuc.edu.ng

See Also:

  1. List of state universities in Nigeria
  2. List of private universities in Nigeria
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