List of State Universities in Nigeria [NUC Approved & Updated]

List of State Universities in Nigeria. The Universities Below have been Approved by National Universities Commission (NUC). This Page has been UPDATED.

This page will list out the approved STATE UNIVERSITIES in Nigeria. This list was last updated by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 14th January, 2019.

The oldest state universities in Nigeria is Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt (RSUST) and it was established in the year 1979.

As at May 2018, the youngest state university in Nigeria is Zamfara State University, Talata-Mafara it was established in 2018.

The list of state universities will be updated as soon as need arise..

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List of State Universities in Nigeria.

Below is the updated list of federal universities in Nigeria and their year of establishment.

Note: When you click on each university, you will see all their official undergraduate courses and their requirements. You will also a link to show latest news from the school and details of their post utme.

  1. Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt (RSUST) 1979
  2. Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma 1980
  3. Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) 1981
  4. Enugu State University of Science & Tech, Enugu (ESUST) 1982
  5. Olabisi Onabanjo University, (OOU) Ago-Iwoye 1982
  6. Ekiti State University, (EKSU) Ado-Ekiti. Formerly called University of Ado-Ekiti 1982
  7. Lagos State University, (LASU) Ojo, Lagos 1983
  8. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso 1990
  9. Imo State University, (IMSU) Owerri 1992
  10. Benue State University,(BSU) Makurdi 1992
  11. Delta State University,(DELSU) Abraka 1992
  12. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungb -Akoko (AAUA) 1999
  13. Kogi State University, Anyigba (KSU) 1999
  14. Niger-Delta University, Yenagoa (NDU) 2000
  15. Odumegwu Ojukwu University, (COOU) Uli 2000
  16. Kano University of Science & Technology, (KUST) Wudil 2000
  17. Ebonyi State University, (EBSU) Abakaliki 2000
  18. Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) 2002
  19. Adamawa State University, (ADSU) Mubi 2002
  20. Gombe State University, (GSU) Gombe 2004
  21. Kaduna State University, Kaduna 2004
  22. Cross River University of Technology, (CRUTECH) Calabar 2004
  23. Plateau State University,(PLASU) Bokkos 2005
  24. Ondo State University of Technology, (OSUTECH) Okiti Pupa. 2008
  25. Ibrahim Babangida University,(IBBU) Lapai, Niger State 2005
  26. Tai Solarin University of Education, (TASUED) Ijagun        2005
  27. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, (UMYU) Katsina          2006
  28. Yobe State University (YSU) Damaturu, Yobe State 2006
  29. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, (KSUST) Aliero 2006
  30. Osun State University,(UNIOSUN) Osogbo 2006
  31. Taraba State University, (TASU) Jalingo 2008
  32. Kwara State University, (KWASU) Ilorin 2009
  33. Sokoto State University, (SSU) Sokoto 2009
  34. Akwa Ibom State University, (AKSU) Ikot Ikpaden 2010
  35. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, (IAUE) Rumuolumeni 2010
  36. Bauchi State University, (BSU) Gadau 2011
  37. Maitama Sule University, Kano formerly called North West University (NWU) 2012
  38. The Technical University, Ibadan. 2012
  39. Sule Lamido University, (SLU) Kafin Hausa 2013
  40. Ondo State University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) 2015
  41. Edo University, Iyamho (EU) 2016
  42. Eastern Palm University, Ogboko 2016
  43. University of Africa, Toru-Orua 2016
  44. Borno State University 2016
  45. Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta 2017
  46. Gombe State University of Science and Technology, Kumo 2017
  47. Zamfara State University, Talata-Mafara 2018

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