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Private Universities In Nigeria and Their Location

List of accredited private universities in Nigeria with their address clearly arranged alphabetically. Comprehensive list of Nigerian private universities.

Nigeria Private universities are not operated by governments, although many receive or in someway pay tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.

Nigeria Private Universities List


In Nigeria, private universities are subject to government regulation. This is in contrast to public universities and national universities.

There are over fifty private universities in Nigeria up and running privately owned.


Universities owned by an individual or organisation, private universities per say has impressively grown in numbers tremendously in the last decade and any sign of depreciation is far from it any time soon

Hence, here is the much needed write up dishing out the name of private universities in Nigeria and their various address.

Private Universities in Nigeria

We carefully highlight them here with abbreviation, full name of the private universities and their respective location in the country, Nigeria.

Nigeria Private Universities List

Private UniversitiesName and Location
ABUADAfe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti KM8.5 Afe Babalola Way, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State
ACHIEVERSAchievers University, Km 1, Idasen-Ute, P.M.B. 1030, Owo, Ondo State.
ANCHOR-UNIAnchor University, Ayobe, Lagos State.
AUGUSTINEAugustine University, Ilara , Ogun State.
AL-HIKMAHAl- Hikmah University, Adeta Road, Adewole Housing Estate, P.O.BOX 3340, Ilorin, Kwara State
AUEAdeleke University, Ede, Osun State.
AUNAmerican University of Nigeria Lamido Zubairu Way ,Yola By-Pass, P.M.B. 2250, Yola, Adamawa State
AJAYIAjayi Crowther University, P.M.B. 10066, Oyo, Oyo State
ARTHUR-JARVISArthur Jarvis University, Akpabuyo, Cross River State.
BABCOCKBabcock University, Ilishan-Remo, P.M.B. 21244, Ikeja.
BAZEBaze University, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja
BELLSBells University of Technology, KM 8, Idiroko Road, P.M.B. 1015, Ota, Ogun State.
BINGHAMBingham University, P.M.B. 005 Karu, Nasarawa State
BIUBenson Idahosa University, P.M.B. 1100 Benin City, Edo State.
BOWENBowen University, P.M.B. 284 Iwo Osun State
CALEBCaleb University, KM 15, Ikorodu- Itokin Road, Imota P.MP.B. 21238, Ikeja, Lagos
CARITASCarits University, P.M.B. 01784, Enigu, Enugu State.
CHRISTOPHERChristopher University, Mowe, Ogun State.
CLIFFORDClifford University, Owerrintta, Abia State.
CRAWFORDCrawford University of Apostolic Faith Mission, Faith City, KLM 8, Atan - Agbara Road, P. M. B. 2001,Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria.
CHRISLANDChrisland University, Owode, Ogun State.
CUABCrescent University, KM 5 Ayetoro Road, Lafenwa, P.M.B. 2104, Sapon, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
COAL-CITYCoal City University, Enugu, Enugu State.
COVENANTCovenant University, Canaan Land KM 10, Idiroko Road, P.M.B. 1023 Ota, Ogun State
CROWN-HILLCrown Hill University, Eiyenkorin, Kwara State.
DOMINICAN-UNIDominican University, Ibadan, Oyo State.
EDWIN CLARKEdwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State.
ELIZADEElizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State. 29 EPU Eastern Palm University, Ogboko Ideato South LGA., P.M.B. 006, Orlu, Imo State
EVANGELEvangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State.
FOUNTAINFountain University, Oke-Osun, P.M.B 4491, Osogbo.
GOUUGodfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike P.M.B. 01014 Thinkers’ Comer, Enugu
GREGORYGregory University, Uturu, Abia State.
IGBINEDIONIgbinedion University, Okada, 69, Airport Road, P.M.B. 0006, Benin City, Edo State
HALLMARKHallmark University, Ijebu-Itele, Ogun State.
JABUJoseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State
AL-QALAMAl-QalamUniversity, Dutsinma Road, P.M.B 2137, Katsina State.
LANDMARKLandmark University, Omu-Ara, Kwara State
LCITYLead City University , Oba Otudeko Avenue P.O.BOX 30678, Secretariat Toll Gate Area, Ibadan
LEGACYLegacy University, Okija, Anambra State.
KOLADAISIKoladaisi University, Ibadan, Oyo State.
KWARARAFAKWARARRAFA University, Wukari P.M.B. 1019, Wukari, Taraba State.
MADONNAMadonna University, P.M.B 407, Okija, Anambra State
MC-IBRUMichael and Cecilia Ibru University, Ibru Village Agbarha – otor, Ughelli North, Delta State
MCPHERSONMcPherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ogun State.
MKARUniversity of Mkar P.M.B. 017 Gboko, Benue State
MOUNTAIN TOPMountain Top University, Makogi/Oba, Ogun State.
NOVENANovena University, Ogume P.M.B. 2 Kwale, Delta State
NTNUNigeria Turkish Nile University Plot 681 Cadastral Zone Coo, Research & Institution Area, Airport Road Bypass, Abuja
OBONGObong University, Obong, Ntak P.O.BOX 25, Abak Akwa Ibom State
ODUDUWAOduduwa University, Ipetumodu P.M.B. 5533 Ile Ife Osun State
PAULPaul University, Awka P.M.B. 6074, Awka Anambra State
PAN-ATLANTICPAN-ATLANTIC University, KM 52, Lekki – Epe Express Way, Ibeju – Lekki, Lagos.
RHEMARhema University, Aba Take-off Site, No. 153/155, Aba – Owerri Road, Aba, P.M.B. 7021, Aba, Abia State.
REDEEMERSRedeemers University P.M.B. 230, Ede, Osun State.
RENAISSANCERenaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani Enugu State P.M.B. 1019, Enugu
RITMANRitman University, Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State.
SALEMSalem University, KM 16, Lokoja-Ajaokuta Road P.M.B. 1060. Lokoja, Kogi State
SAUSamuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State.
SOUTHWESTERNSouthWestern University, Okun-Owa, Ogun State.
SUMMITSummit University, Offa, Kwara State.
TANSIANTansian University, P.O. BOX 375, Oba, Anambra
UNIHEZHezekiah University, Umudi, P.M.B. 3002 Nkwerre, Imo State.
UNIKINGSKings University, Gbongan-Osogbo Road, P.M.B. 555, Ode-Omu, Osun State
WELLSPRINGWellspring University, Evbuobanosa, P. M.B. 1230 Benin City, Edo State
WESTER-DELWestern Delta University, Oghara, Delta State
WESLEYUNIWesley University, Ondo P.M.B 507, Ondo-Ife Road, Ondo
VERITASVeritas University, Abuja
The National Universities Commission of Nigeria has the responsibility to approve private universities and accredit their courses. This ensures a minimum standard in curriculum and teaching. There are currently above fifty approved private universities in Nigeria and still counting as there are hundreds of application under processing.

That's it, the list of private universities in Nigeria with their location.

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