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Check Out List of Private Universities in Nigeria 2020

Check Out List of Private Universities in Nigeria 2020

Private Universities in Nigeria – If you have plans to attend any Private University in Nigeria, it is imperative you know the top private universities around, the official website and tution fees. This will enable you to make the right choice in terms of quality, transparency, and financial requirements.

Check Out List of Private Universities in Nigeria 2020

In this post, naijmobile.com will list out the best 60 private universities in Nigeria.  This is to help those who wish to apply to study in private universities.

Private Universities in Nigeria

The list below is arranged alphabetically. They are the best and well recognized private universities in Nigeria.

Achievers University

The university is a private-sector initiative, established in 2007 and accredited by the National Universities Commission. It is located on land in the Idasen community of Owo, consisting of Ulale 1, Ulale 11, Ulema, Ijegunma, Isijogun and Amurin Elegba (formerly Amurin, Ogain)

The university sprang from the Achievers Group of Education and Training Organization, located in Ibadan Oyo State of Nigeria owned and run by Mr Bode Ayorinde and other educationalists. The university commenced academic activities during the 2007/2008 academic session.

Website: www.achievers.edu.ng

School Fees: N330,000.00 to N420, 000.00

 

Adeleke University

Adeleke University is a privately owned university located in Ede, a town in Osun State, southwestern Nigeria. It was established by Chief Adedeji Adeleke (the father of Davido, award-winning Nigerian musician) through the Springtime Development Foundation (SDF), a philanthropic, non-profit organisation established by Dr. Adeleke to assist needy students in obtaining a quality higher education. As a faith-based institution of higher learning, it is closely aligned with (not owned and/or operated by) the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its philosophy of Christian Education. As such it is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world’s second-largest Christian school system

Website: www.adelekeuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: N350,000.00

 

Afe Babalola University

Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) is a private university located in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It was founded by a lawyer and philanthropist, Afe Babalola, in 2009. Afe Babalola University offers academic programmes in six Colleges: Sciences, Law, Engineering, Social and Management Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, and Postgraduate Studies. The Engineering College built on three and half acres of land and equipped with sophisticated state-of-the-art equipment from Europe and the Americas is reputed to be one of the largest in Africa. The college was inaugurated by former President Goodluck Jonathan

Website: www.abuad.edu.ng

School Fees: N1,000,000.00 -N1,852,750.00

 

African University of Science & Technology

The African University of Science and Technology (AUST) is a post-graduate university which is part of a university system concept developed by the Nelson Mandela Institution (NMI) with the aim of bringing the highest level of technical education and research facilities to the continent of Africa. AUST represents a global effort to foster Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth and development through the promotion of excellence in science and engineering and their applications.

It currently offers programs in five major disciplinary areas, namely, Computer Science and Management of Information Technology, Material Science and Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Pure and Applied Mathematics and with effect from the beginning of 2019, will also offer programs in Space and Aerospace Sciences and Engineering as well as its first foray into applied Social Sciences with Master’s degree in Public Administration and Public Policy. Working with a small corps of resident faculty, it accomplishes its high quality teaching and research by inviting highly accomplished and reputed professors from universities and research institutions across the globe, to participate in face-to-face teaching and supervision of student research. The Visiting Professors include many Africans working in the diaspora.

Website: aust-abuja.org

School Fees: TBU (To be Updated)

 

Ajayi Crowther University

The Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo was established by the Supra Diocesan Board (West) of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), has its origins in the defunct CMS* training institution, Abeokuta and the defunct St. Andrews College, Oyo.

The University started as CMS Training Institution in Abeokuta in 1853 from where it was relocated to Lagos (1868 to 1896). In March 1896, it was transplanted to Oyo retrospectively in 1920. At inception, St. Andrews College, Oyo produced holders of Grade II Teachers Certificate while the Divinity Course for training church ministers was added to the curriculum between 1910 and 1942, and the proprietorship of the College was transferred from CMS, London to the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion).

Website: http://www.acu.edu.ng

School Fees: N440,000.00 – N750,000.00

 

Al-Hikmah University

Al-Hikmah University is an Islamic university located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. It was founded in 2005 by AbdulRaheem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation AROIF based in Nigeria and World Assembly of Muslim Youths WAMY based in Jeddah. Professor Muhammed Taofeek Olalekan Ibrahim is the current Vice-Chancellor. The goal of Al-Hikmah University is to be a centre of intellectual and moral excellence.

The University came into existence via the granting of Operating License to run as a Conventional Private University by the Federal Government of Nigeria License No. 010 on 7 January 2005. It commenced academic activities during the 2005/2006 academic session with 70 students spread across the three (3) take-off Colleges: Humanities, Management Sciences and Natural Sciences.

Website: www.alhikmah.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Al-Qalam University

Al-Qalam University, Katsina (AUK), formerly known as Katsina University, Katsina (KUK) is located in Dutsinma Road, Katsina State, Nigeria. Established in 2005, it is the first private Islamic institution in Nigeria.

The University currently runs six schools/colleges: The College of Social and Management Sciences, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, College of Education, College of Humanities, College of Post Graduate Studies, and School of Basic and Remedial Studies. It awards 22 undergraduate degrees (among which five courses offer both full-time and part-time programs), 11 master’s programs, and nine PhD programmes, all accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Website: http://www.auk.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

American University of Nigeria

American University of Nigeria (AUN) is a private university in northeastern Nigeria that offers the American style of higher education programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels . Founded in 2004, it is the first American-style university in Sub-Saharan Africa. AUN is accredited by the National Universities Commission. Founded in 2004 by Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former vice president, American University of Nigeria enrolled its first students in 2005. The university is located in northeastern Nigeria in Yola, the state capital of Adamawa.

Website: www.aun.edu.ng

School Fees: N1,590,000.00

 

Augustine University

Augustine University, Ilara also known as AUI is a private Catholic-owned University located in Ilara, a town in Epe local government area of Lagos State Southwestern Nigeria. The University which was approved on 25 February 2015 by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Universities Commission offers courses at undergraduate and post graduate levels

Website: www.augustineuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Babcock University

Babcock University is a private Christian co-educational Nigerian university owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria. The university is located at Ilishan-Remo equidistant between Ibadan and Lagos. In 2017, the university had its first set of graduates from the Ben Carson School of Medicine. It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, which is the world’s second-largest Christian school system

Website: www.babcock.edu.ng

School Fees: N340,000.00 to N620,000.00

 

Baze University

Baze University is located in Abuja, Nigeria. It was established in 2011 and is a private university

Website: www.bazeuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Bells University of Technology

Bells University of Technology (BUT), also known as Bellstech, is the first private university of technology established in Nigeria. It was established in 2004, and began admitting students from the 2005/2006 academic session

Website: www.bellsuniversity.org

School Fees: TBU

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Benson Idahosa University

Benson Idahosa University (BIU) is a private, Christian university in Benin City, Nigeria.

BIU (previously named Christian Faith University) was renamed in honor of Archbishop Benson Idahosa, a Charismatic Pentecostal minister from Benin City, Nigeria, and reflects his evangelical beliefs. He was the first president of the university. The current president of Benson Idahosa University, Rt. Rev. (Dr.) Faith Emmanuel Benson Idahosa, son of Benson Idahosa, is the Bishop of CGMi Faith Arena and Co-ordinator, Next Generation Leadership of the Church of God Mission.

Website: http://www.idahosauniversity.com

School Fees: N500,000

 

Bingham University

ECWA Bingham University is a Nigerian university.

ECWA started planning for the University in 2003. A charter was granted by the Nigerian University Commission in 2005. Lectures commenced in 2006. The university has its permanent campus on the outskirts of Abuja (the Nigerian capital) in New Karu, Nasarawa State, and has occupied it since 3 March 2008. The University Teaching Hospital is located in Jos, Plateau (state). Accommodation for students is on campus

Website: www.binghamuni.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Bowen University

Bowen University is a private Baptist Christian Nigerian university owned and operated by the Nigerian Baptist Convention. Bowen University is located at Iwo in Osun State, Nigeria, and is housed in the old 1,300-acre (6 km²) campus of the Baptist College, a teacher-training institution on a hill just outside the city. The first Baptist University in Africa

Website: www.bowenuniversity-edu.org

School Fees: N650,000.00 to N750,000

 

Caleb University

Caleb University is a private university located in Imota, Lagos, Nigeria.

The systematic history of Caleb University dates back to 1986 when Prince Oladega Adebogun planted the initial seed for a nursery and primary school in the heart of Mainland Lagos. The seemingly intractable falling standard in public sector education and the demand among most parents for schools with high academic standards, as well as the inculcation of Christian values served as the necessary impetus for the creation of Caleb Nursery and Primary School.

Website: www.calebuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: N505,000

 

Caritas University

Caritas University is a private Catholic university in Amorji-Nike, Enugu State, Nigeria. Enjoying both state and ecclesiastical approval, it strives to revive in its community the age-long tradition of Catholic education and the exacting demand of contemporary society for sound education rooted in salubrious life-promoting morality.

Website: www.caritasuni.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

CETEP City University

CETEP City University is a privately owned higher institution located in Yaba, a suburb of Lagos State, Southern-Western Nigeria. The University offers degree courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels upon its establishment in 2005

Website: www.cetepuniversity.com

School Fees: TBU

 

Chrisland University

Chrisland University was founded in 2015 and is located in Olabisi Onabanjo Way, Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria.

Website: www.chrislanduniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Christopher University

Christopher University was founded in 2015 and is located in Mowe, Ogun State.

Website: www.christopheruniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Covenant University

Covenant University (CU) is a private Christian university in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. It is affiliated with Living Faith Church Worldwide and is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of African Universities and National Universities Commission. Since opening in 2002, Covenant University has become one of the leading universities from Nigeria based on rankings from various organizations, scholarly citations from reputable journals and JAMB statistics

Website: www.covenantuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: N432,000.00

 

Crawford University

Crawford University is a private Christian university in Igbesa, Ogun state in Nigeria, owned by the Apostolic Faith Mission. It was established in 2005 by Paul Akazue, the then leader and third Overseer for the Apostolic Faith work across Africa. Rev. Paul Akazue was the Proprietor and the first installed Chancellor of the Crawford University, before his death in May 2010.

Website: www.crawforduniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: N450,000.00 to N480,000.00

 

Crescent University

Crescent University is located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. It is a private university established by the Islamic Mission for Africa. It has the following colleges; The Bola Ajibola College of Law, The College of Environmental Sciences, The College of Information and Communication Technology, The College of Natural and Applied Sciences and The College of Arts, Social and Management Sciences.

Website: www.cuab.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Edwin Clark University

Edwin Clark University is a privately-owned university located in Kiagbodo, Delta State, Nigeria. It was approved by the Federal Executive Council of Nigeria in 2015.

Website: www.edwinclarkuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Elizade University

Elizade University (E.U) is a private university in Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State in Nigeria. It was founded by Micheal Ade Ojo.

Website: www.elizadeuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Evangel University, Akaeze

The school is located in Akaeze, Ebonyi state. It was established in 2012.

Website: www.evangeluniv.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Fountain University

The school was founded in 2007 and is located in Oshogbo, Osun state.

Website: www.fountainuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Godfrey Okoye University

The school is located in Ugwuomu-Nike, Enugu State and the school was established in 2009.

Website: www.gouni.edu.ng

School Fees:

 

Gregory University

Gregory University was founded in 2012 in Uturu, Abia State.

Website: www.gregoryuniversity.com

School Fees: N450,000 – N1.150,000

 

Hallmark University

Hallmark University was established in 2015 and located in Ijebu-Itele, Ogun State.

Website: www.hallmark.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Hezekiah University

Hezekiah University is located in Umudi and It was founded in 2015.

Website:http://hezekiah.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Igbinedion University

The school is located in Okada, Edo State. It was founded in 1999.

Website: www.iuokada.edu.ng

School Fees: N643,000

 

Joseph Ayo Babalola University

JABU is located in Ikeji-Arakeji and The school was founded in 2006.

Website: https://jabu.edu.ng

School Fees: N397,500 to N436,000.00

 

Kings University

Kings University is located in Ode-Omu, Osun state and was founded in 2015.

Website: www.kingsuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Kwararafa University

Kwararafa Uni was founded in 2005 and is located in Wukari.

Website:http://www.kwararafauniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Landmark University

Land Mark is said to be a sister school to Covenant University. It is located in Omu-Aran, Kwara State. It was founded in 2011.

Website: www.lmu.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Lead City University

LCU was founded in 2005 in Ibadan, Oyo state.

Website: www.lcu.edu.ng

School Fees: N250,500.00 to N550,500.00

 

Madonna University

Madonna University was founded in Okija, Anambra State in 1999.

Website: www.madonnauniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

McPherson University

The school is located in Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo, Abeokuta, Ogun state. It was founded in 20.

Website:www.mcu.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Micheal & Cecilia University

Micheal & Cecilia University was founded in 2015 in Makogi Oba, Ogun State And The Vice Chancellor is Prof. Uvietobore Aruotore Igun.

Website:http://mciu.edu.ng/

School Fees: TBU

 

Mountain Top University

It was founded in 2015 in Makogi Oba, Ogun State. It belongs to the Mountain of fire Christian ministries.

Website:http://www.mountaintopuniversity.org

School Fees: TBU

 

Nigerian-Turkish Nile University

The university was founded in 2009 and is located in Abuja. The V.C is Professor Huseyin Sert.

Website: www.ntnu.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Novena University

Novenna University was founded in 2005 in Ogume.

Website:http://www.novenauniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: N400,000

 

Obong University

Located in Obong Ntak, Obong University was established in 2007.

Website: www.obonguniversity.net

School Fees: N190,000

 

Oduduwa University

OOU was founded in 2009 in Ipetumodu, Osun State.

Website: www.oduduwauniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: N164,000.00

 

Pan-African University

It is located in Lagos, founded in 2002.

Website: www.pau.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Paul University

The school is located in Awka, Anambra State, it was founded in 2009 .

Website: www.pauluniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Redeemer’s University

RU was founded in 2005 in Mowe, Ogun State.

Website: www.run.edu.ng

School Fees: N541,000.00 to N571,000.00

 

Renaissance University

Renaissance University is located in Enugu, it was established in 2005.

Website: www.renaissanceuniversityng.com

School Fees: TBU

 

Rhema University

The school is located in Obeama-Asa, Rivers State and It was established in 2009.

Website: www.rhemauniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: N313,000.00 to N325,000.00

 

Ritman University

Ritman University was established in Umuahia, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State in 2015.

Website: www.ritmanuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Salem University

The school is located in Lokoja in 2007.

Website: www.salemuniversity.org

School Fees: TBU

 

Samuel Adegboyega University

Samuel Adegboyega University is located in Ogwa, Edo State and It was founded in 2011.

Website: www.sau.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Southwestern University

Southern University was founded in Oku Owa in 2012.

Website: www.southwesternuniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Summit University

Summit University is a new school located in Offa, Kwara state. It was founded in 2015.

Website: www.summituniversity.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Tansian University

The school was founded in 2007 in Umunya.

Website: www.tansian-edu.com

School Fees: TBU

 

University of Mkar

University of Mkar, Mkar is a private Christian institution established by the Church of Christ in Sudan among the Tiv to make a mark in the educational landscape of the nation. It was founded in 2005 and Prof.

Website: www.unimkar.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Veritas University

Veritas University is a private university, located in Abuja. It was founded in March 2002 by the Catholic Church in Nigeria.

Website: www.veritas.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

Wellspring University

The school was founded in 2009 in Evbuobanosa, Edo State. The V.C is Professor J. E. A. Osemeikhian.

Website: www.wellspringuniversity.net

School Fees: TBU

 

Wesley Univ. of Science & Tech.

Wesley University, Ondo [Formerly Wesley University of Science and Technology ] is located in Ondo, Ondo State Nigeria. It was founded by the Methodist Church, Nigeria. It was founded in 2007 in Ondo state.

Website: wesleyuni.edu.ng

School Fees: TBU

 

 

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