List of State Universities in Nigeria Been Approved By National Universities Commission (NUC) [Updated]

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

This post will list out the approved STATE UNIVERSITIES in Nigeria. This list was last updated by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 14th January, 2022. See this Top 58 Illegal Universities in Nigeria and Nine Universities Under Investigation [UPDATED]

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 arises.

List of State Universities in Nigeria.

Below is the updated list of State Universities in Nigeria and their year of establishment also their official website address.

S/N STATE UNIVERSITIES VICE CHANCELLOR WEBSITE ADDRESS YEAR EST.
1 Abia State University, Uturu Prof. Onyemachi M. Ogbulu https://www.abiastateuniversity.edu.ng 1981
2 Adamawa State University Mubi Prof (Mrs) Kaletapwa Farauta https://www.adsu.edu.ng 2002
3 Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Professor Igbekele Amos Ajibefun https://www.aaua.edu.ng 1999
4 Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden Professor Eno James Ibanga https://www.aksu.edu.ng 2010
5 Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Professor Ignatius A. Onimawo https://www.aauekpoma.edu.ng 1980
6 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli Professor Fidelis Uzochukwu Okafor https://coou.edu.ng/ 2000
7 Bauchi State University, Gadau Prof. Ezzildin M. Abdulrahman https://www.basug.edu.ng 2011
8 Benue State University, Makurdi Professor Msugh Moses Kembe https://www.bsum.edu.ng 1992
9 Yobe State University, Damaturu Professor Yakubu Muktar https://www.ysu.edu.ng 2006
10 Cross River State University of Technology, Calabar Professor A. Owan Enoh https://www.crutech.edu.ng 2004
11 Delta State University Abraka Professor Victor Peretomode https://www.delsu.edu.ng 1992
12 Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Professor Chigozie N Ogbu https://www.ebsu.edu.ng 2000
13 Ekiti State University Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele https://www.eksu.edu.ng 1982
14 Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu Prof. Luke O Anike https://www.esut.edu.ng 1982
15 Gombe State Univeristy, Gombe Professor Ibrahim Musa Umar https://www.gsu.edu.ng 2004
16 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai Professor Muhammad N Maiturare https://www.ibbu.edu.ng 2005
17 Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumeni Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele https://www.iaue.edu.ng 2010
18 Imo State University, Owerri Prof. Mrs Victoria Obasi (Ag) https://www.imsu.edu.ng 1992
19 Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa Prof. Lawan Sani Taura https://www.slu.edu.ng 2013
20 Kaduna State University, Kaduna Professor Muhammad Tanko https://www.kasu.edu.ng 2004
21 Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil Professor IShehu A Musa https://www.kust.edu.ng 2000
22 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero Prof. Bashar Ladan Aliero https://www.ksusta.edu.ng 2006
23 Prince Abubakar Audu University Anyigba Professor Marietu Ohunene Tenuche https://www.ksu.edu.ng 1999
24 Kwara State University, Ilorin Professor Mohammed M Akanbi https://www.kwasu.edu.ng 2009
25 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso Prof. Adeniyi S Gbadegesin https://www.lautech.edu.ng 1990
26 Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa Prof. Sunday R Ogunduyile https://www.osustech.edu.ng 2008
27 Rivers State University Prof. Nlerum S. Okogbule https://www.rsu.edu.ng 1979
28 Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye Prof Ganiyu Olatunji Olatunde https://www.oouagoiwoye.edu.ng 1982
29 Lagos State University, Ojo Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello https://www.lasu.edu.ng 1983
30 Niger Delta University Yenagoa Prof. Samuel Gowon Edoumiekumo https://www.ndu.edu.ng 2000
31 Nasarawa State University Keffi Prof. Muhammad Akaro Mainoma https://www.nsuk.edu.ng 2002
32 Plateau State University Bokkos Prof. Doknan Sheni https://www.plasu.edu.ng 2005
33 Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode Prof. Oluyemisi Obilade https://www.tasued.edu.ng 2005
34 Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina Prof. Idris Isa Funtua https://www.umyu.edu.ng 2006
35 Osun State University Osogbo Prof Labode Popoola https://www.uniosun.edu.ng 2006
36 Taraba State University, Jalingo Prof. Vincent Ado Tenebe https://www.tsuniversity.edu.ng 2008
37 Sokoto State University Prof. Sani M Dangwaggo https://www.ssu.edu.ng 2009
38 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano Prof. Mustapha Ahmad Isah https://www.nwu.edu.ng 2012
39 Oyo State Technical University Ibadan Prof. Abayomi Salami https://tech-u.edu.ng/ 2012
40 Ondo State University of Medical Sciences Prof. Friday Okonofua https://www.unimed.edu.ng 2015
41 Edo State University Uzairue Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor (Ag) https://www.edouniversity.edu.ng/ 2016
42 Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University Ogboko, Imo State Prof. Ikechukwu N. S. Dozie https://www.komu.edu.ng/ 2016
43 University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State Prof. Valentine Aletor https://www.uat.edu.ng/public/ 2016
44 Bornu State University, Maiduguri Prof. Umar Kyari Sandabe 2016
45 Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology Abeokuta 2017
46 Gombe State University of Science and Technology 2017
47 Zamfara State University 2018
48 Bayelsa Medical University Prof. Ebitimitula Nicholas Etebu https://bmu.edu.ng/ 2019
49 University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Imo State Prof. Patrick E. Egbule https://www.uaes.edu.ng/ 2019
50 Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Kogi Prof. Salawu Sadiku https://custech.edu.ng/ 2020
51 University of Delta, Agbor Prof. Stells C. Chiemeke https://unidel.edu.ng/ 2021
52 Delta University of Science and Technology, Ozoro https://dsust.edu.ng/ 2021
53 Dennis Osadebe University, Asaba https://www.dou.edu.ng/ 2021
54 Bamidele Olumilua University of Science and Technology Ikere, Ekiti State Prof. Olufemi V Adeoluwa https://bouesti.edu.ng/ 2020
55 King David Umahi University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi State Prof. Jesse Uneke https://kdums.edu.ng/ 2021
56 Lagos State University of Education, Ijanikin
57 Lagos State University of Science and Technology Ikorodu

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