NUC list of approved universities for postgraduate studies in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released updated list universities it approved to run postgraduate programs in Nigeria.

As at the latest update of approved universities,

32 out of 43 federal universities across the country, 31 out of 48 state universities, and 31 universities out of 79 private universities were approved by the NUC for post-graduate studies.

The NUC said that only the approved universities approved by the commission have the approval to offer post-graduate programmes at the Masters’ and PhD levels in Nigeria

NUC-approved federal universities for postgraduate programs

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  3. Bayero University, Kano
  4. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  5. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  6. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  7. Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
  8. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
  9. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos
  10. Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna
  11. Nnamdi Azikwe University, Akwa
  12. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
  13. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  14. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  15. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  16. University of Benin, Benin City
  17. University of Calabar, Calabar
  18. University of Ibadan, Ibadan
  19. University of Ilorin, Ilorin
  20. University of Jos, Jos
  21. University of Lagos, Akoko
  22. University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri
  23. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  24. University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt
  25. University of Uyo, Uyo
  26. Usmanu Dan Fodio University, Sokoto
  27. Federal University, Lafia
  28. Federal University, Ndufu-alike
  29. Federal University, Dutse
  30. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurum
  31. Federal University, Oye- Ekiti
  32. Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna

NUC-approved state universities for postgraduate programs

  1. Abia State University, Uturu
  2. Adamawa State University, Mubi
  3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko
  4. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  5. Anambra University, Uli
  6. Benue State University, Makurdi
  7. Cross River University of Technology, Calabar
  8. Delta State University, Abraka
  9. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  10. Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
  11. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  12. Imo State University, Owerri
  13. Kogi State University, Anyigba
  14. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  15. Lagos State University, Ojo
  16. Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  17. Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island
  18. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  19. Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  20. Umar Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina
  21. Gombe State University, Gombe
  22. Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai
  23. Kano State University of Science and Technology
  24. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology
  25. Kwara State University, Malete
  26. Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  27. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  28. Yobe State University, Damaturu
  29. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni
    30.Tai Solarin University of Education
    31.Osun State University, Osogbo

NUC-approved private universities for postgraduate programs

  1. African University of Science and Technology, Abuja
  2. American University of Nigeria, Yola
  3. Babcock University, Ilishan Remo
  4. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  5. Bowen University, Iwo
  6. Covenant University, Ota
  7. Igbiniedo University, Okada
  8. Pan-African University, Lekki
  9. Redeemer’s University, Mowe, Ogun State
  10. Caleb University, Lagos
  11. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
  12. Nigerian Turkish Nile University, Abuja
  13. Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
  14. Lead City University, Ibadan (MSc. Only)
  15. University of Mkar, Mkar (MSc. Only)
  16. Madona University, Okija
  17. Al-hikmah University, Ilorin (MSc. Only)
  18. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike , Enugu state.
  19. Adeleke University,Ede
  20. Veritas University, Abuja
  21. Achievers University,Owo
  22. Al-Qalam University, Katsina
    23.Baze University, Abuja
  23. Bells Universityof Technology, Ota
  24. Crawford University, Igbesa
  25. Crescent University, Abeokuta
  26. Fountain University, Osogbo
  27. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  28. Novena University, Ogume
  29. Salem University, Lokoja.
  30. Bingham University, Karu

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