LIST OF APPROVED STATE UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA AND YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENTS – RELEASED BY NUC

A comprehensive list of State Universities in Nigeria approved by the National University Commission as at the year 2016/2017. The list is compiled in a serial order according to the year of establishment by the different State Governments across Nigeria. This is to enable students, lecturers, researchers, parents and guardians from different states on Nigeria who intend to apply for any of the Universities.



STATE UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA – APPROVED BY NUC
S/N
STATE INSTITUTION
YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT
1.
Rivers State University of Science & Technology Port-Harcourt
1979
2.
Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State
1980
3.
Abia State University, Uturu
1981
4.
Enigu state University of Sciencce & Technology, 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, Ondo State
1999
13.
Kogi State University, Anyigba
1999
14.
Niger-Delta University, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State
2000
15.
Anambra State University, Uli
2000
16.
Kano State University of Science and Technology Wudil
2000
17.
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
2000
18.
Nassarawa State University, Keffi
2002
19.
Adamawa State University, Mubi
2002
20.
Gombe State University, Gombe
2004
21.
Kaduna State University, Kaduna
2004
22.
Cross River State 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 & 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.
North-West university, Kano
2012
38.
The Technical University, Ibadan
2013
39.
SuleLamido University, Kafin Hausas
2013
40.
Ondo State University of Medical Sciences
2015

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