Nigeria has a lot of standard state universities where you can get tertiary education and this post will be a double combo talking about the best state universities in Nigeria and the general list of state universities in Nigeria.
Normally states universities in Nigeria are expensive especially for non-indigenous as they are run and funded by the respective state governments.
Comprehensive Full list of all the state universities in Nigeria
This list aims to equip you with the general list of all the state universities in Nigeria. They are cheapest mostly for indigenous students so it is advisable to make a reasonable choice from the list below
There are about a total of 36 state universities in Nigeria and they include the following-:
- Abia State University, Uturu.
- Adamawa State University, Mubi.
- AdekunleAjasin University, Akungba.
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
- Anambra State University of Science and Technology, Uli.
- Bauchi State University.
- Benue State University, Markurdi
- Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu.
- Cross River State University of Science and Technology, Calabar.
- Delta State University, Abraka.
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.
- Ekiti State University of Science and Technology, Ado-Ekiti.
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology
- Evan Enwerem University, Owerri.
- Gombe State University, Gombere.
- IbrahimBadamasiBabaginda University, Lampai.
- Kaduna State University, Kaduna.
- Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wuli
- Kebbi State University, Kebbi.
- Kogi State University, Anyingba
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- LadokeAkintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho.
- Lagos State University, Ojo.
- Nassarawa State University, Keffi.
- Niger Delta University, Yenagoa.
- OlabisiOnabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye.
- Ondo State University of Science and Technology.
- Osun State University,Osogbo.
- Plateau State University, Bokkos.
- Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Orowrukwo
- Sokoto State University, Sokoto.
- TaiSolarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode.
- Taraba State University, Jalingo.
- Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina.
- University of Education, Ikerre-Ekiti.
List of the Top Best State Universities in Nigeria
This list is based of National Universities Commission (NUC) and From the general list of state universities in Nigeria, we now have the list The top best state universities in Nigeria as at today are:
1. Lagos State University (LASU)
Lagos State University was established in 1983 and has a student population of more than 60,000 African Students.
LASU offers undergraduate degrees and postgraduate degrees and is very well equipped. LASU also has a lot of notable Nigerians on its alumni list.
2. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU)
AAU is ranked as the 2nd best state university in Nigeria. It was established in 1981 and has churned out thousands of graduates.
3. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU)
OOU is the third best state university in Nigeria with about 70,000 students. It was founded in 1982 and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses.
4. Delta State University
The third best state university in Nigeria is Delta State, University. Although, slightly younger than the other universities on the list.
DELSU is able to compete with other universities on the list in terms of quality education, facilities and cultural transformation.
5. Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Rivers State University of Science and Technology is the fifth best state university according to recent rankings.
It is located in Orowrukwo area of Rivers state and equipped with the best facilities for learning and research. It also has a very good and well equipped library.
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Other Unranked best State universities in Nigeria.
- Adekunle Ajasin University(AAUA)
- Ekiti State University(EKSU)
- Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology(LAUTECH)
- Niger Delta University(NDU)
- Kogi State University(KSU)
- Osun State University(OSU)
- Kwara State University(KWASU)
- Kaduna State University(KASU)
- Enugu State University Of Science And Technology(ESUT)
- Benue State University(BSU)
- Ebonyi State University(EBSU)
- Nassarrawa Sta University
- Imo State University(IMSU)
- Abia State University(ASU)
- Ondo State University Of Science And Technology(OSUSTECH)