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 updated list of STATE UNIVERSITIES in Nigeria, approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The oldest state university in Nigeria is Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt (RSUST) and it was established in the year 1979.
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Below is the updated list of federal universities in Nigeria and their year of establishment.
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- Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt (RSUST) 1979
- Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma 1980
- Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) 1981
- Enugu State University of Science & Tech, Enugu (ESUST) 1982
- Olabisi Onabanjo University, (OOU) Ago-Iwoye 1982
- Ekiti State University, (EKSU) Ado-Ekiti. Formerly called University of Ado-Ekiti 1982
- Lagos State University, (LASU) Ojo, Lagos 1983
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso 1990
- Imo State University, (IMSU) Owerri 1992
- Benue State University,(BSU) Makurdi 1992
- Delta State University,(DELSU) Abraka 1992
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungb -Akoko (AAUA) 1999
- Kogi State University, Anyigba (KSU) 1999
- Niger-Delta University, Yenagoa (NDU) 2000
- Odumegwu Ojukwu University, (COOU) Uli 2000
- Kano University of Science & Technology, (KUST) Wudil 2000
- Ebonyi State University, (EBSU) Abakaliki 2000
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) 2002
- Adamawa State University, (ADSU) Mubi 2002
- Gombe State University, (GSU) Gombe 2004
- Kaduna State University, Kaduna 2004
- Cross River University of Technology, (CRUTECH) Calabar 2004
- Plateau State University,(PLASU) Bokkos 2005
- Ondo State University of Technology, (OSUTECH) Okiti Pupa. 2008
- Ibrahim Babangida University,(IBBU) Lapai, Niger State 2005
- Tai Solarin University of Education, (TASUED) Ijagun 2005
- Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, (UMYU) Katsina 2006
- Yobe State University (YSU) Damaturu, Yobe State 2006
- Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, (KSUST) Aliero 2006
- Osun State University,(UNIOSUN) Osogbo 2006
- Taraba State University, (TASU) Jalingo 2008
- Kwara State University, (KWASU) Ilorin 2009
- Sokoto State University, (SSU) Sokoto 2009
- Akwa Ibom State University, (AKSU) Ikot Ikpaden 2010
- Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, (IAUE) Rumuolumeni 2010
- Bauchi State University, (BSU) Gadau 2011
- Maitama Sule University, Kano formerly called North West University (NWU) 2012
- The Technical University, Ibadan. 2012
- Sule Lamido University, (SLU) Kafin Hausa 2013
- Ondo State University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) 2015
- Edo University, Iyamho (EU) 2016
- Eastern Palm University, Ogboko 2016
- University of Africa, Toru-Orua (UAT) 2016
- Borno State University (BOSU) – 2016
- Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUTECH) Abeokuta – 2017
- Gombe State University of Science and Technology, Kumo – 2017
- Zamfara State University, Talata-Mafara (ZAMSUT) – 2018
- University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Imo State – 2019
- Bayelsa Medical University – 2019
- Bamidele Olumilua University of Science and Technology Ikere, Ekiti State – 2020
- Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Kogi – 2020
- Dennis Osadebe University, Asaba – 2021
- Delta University of Science and Technology, Ozoro – 2021
- University of Delta, Agbor – 2021
- University of Ilesa, Osun State – 2022
- Enugu State University of Medical and Applied Sciences, Igbo-Eno – 2022
- Shehu Shagari University of Education, Sokoto – 2022
- Lagos State University of Education, Ijanikin
- Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUST) – Ikorodu
- Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education – 2023
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