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All State Universities in Nigeria and Courses Offered in 2024

All State Universities in Nigeria and Courses Offered

State Universities In Nigeria and Courses Offered: This article is focused on all state universities in Nigeria and courses offered in 2024. If you have been looking for any State university in your location to study, read this article to know which state has it.

In Nigeria, there are three categories of Universities which are Federal, State, and Private universities. State Universities are tertiary institutions managed and funded by the state government of the location of the institution.

Here, the federal government does not have much influence on the school’s affairs. The appointment of the Vice-Chancellor (VC) and other internal school affairs is made by the State government of the institution.

See all State universities in Nigeria and the Courses offered in 2024 as you read this article to the end.

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State Universities In Nigeria and Courses Offered

According to the  National Universities Commission (NUC), there are forty-nine (49) Federal Universities and Fifty-Seven state-owned Universities in Nigeria. The State Universities are managed and run by the State government while the federal universities are managed by the federal government.

The table below shows all the State Universities in Nigeria, read through carefully to know.

S/N State Universities Year Established
1 Abia State University, Uturu 1981
2 Adamawa State University Mubi 2002
3 Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba 1999
4 Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden 2010
5 Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma 1980
6 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli 2000
7 Bauchi State University, Gadau 2011
8 Benue State University, Makurdi 1992
9 Yobe State University, Damaturu 2006
10 Cross River State University of Technology, Calabar 2004
11 Delta State University Abraka 1992
12 Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki 2000
13 Ekiti State University 1982
14 Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu 1982
15 Gombe State University, Gombe 2004
16 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai 2005
17 Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni 2010
18 Imo State University, Owerri 1992
19 Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa 2013
20 Kaduna State University, Kaduna 2004
21 Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil 2000
22 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero 2006
23 Prince Abubakar Audu University Anyigba 1999
24 Kwara State University, Ilorin 2009
25 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso 1990
26 Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa 2008
27 Rivers State University (RSU) 1979
28 Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye 1982
29 Lagos State University, Ojo 1983
30 Niger Delta University Yenagoa 2000
31 Nasarawa State University Keffi 2002
32 Plateau State University Bokkos 2005
33 Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu Ode 2005
34 Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina 2006
35 Osun State University Osogbo 2006
36 Taraba State University, Jalingo 2008
37 Sokoto State University 2009
38 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano 2012
39 First Technical University Ibadan 2012
40 Ondo State University of Medical Sciences 2015
41 Edo State University Uzairue 2016
42 Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University Ogboko, Imo State 2016
43 University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State 2016
44 Bornu State University, Maiduguri 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 2019
49 University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Imo State 2019
50 Confluence University of Science and Technology Osara, Kogi 2020
51 University of Delta, Agbor 2021
52 Delta University of Science and Technology, Ozoro 2021
53 Dennis Osadebe University, Asaba 2021
54 Bamidele Olumilua University of Science and Technology Ikere, Ekiti State 2020
55 King David Umahi University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi State 2021
56 Lagos State University of Education, Ijanikin 2022
57 Lagos State University of Science and Technology Ikorodu 2022

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

Courses Offered In Nigerian State Universities

The following are faculties and departments that are in Nigerian State Universities:

  • Administration
  • Agriculture
  • Arts/Humanities
  • Engineering/Environmental/Technology
  • Education
  • Law
  • Medical Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Science
  • Sciences
  • Social Management Science

 

Administration:

The following courses are available in State Universities in Nigeria in administration departments, they are all four (4) years courses.

  • Accountancy/Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Banking/Finance
  • Banking, Finance, and Insurance
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Business Economics
  • Cooperative and Rural Development
  • Cooperative Economics and Management
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Film and Video Studies
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Hotel Tourism Management
  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  • Insurance
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • International Relations
  • International Relations and Strategic Studies
  • Local Government Administration
  • Mass Communication
  • Media Studies and Mass Communication
  • Management Studies
  • Marketing
  • Office Management Technology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations and Advertising
  • Secretarial Administration
  • Transport and Tourism

 

Agriculture:

Courses in the faculty of agriculture are as follows. Note that they are all five (5) years courses

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Administration
  • Fisheries Management
  • Fisheries
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
  • Fisheries Technology
  • Agricultural Cooperative Management
  • Fisheries and Agriculture
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Environmental Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
  • Agricultural Administration
  • Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
  • Agricultural Extension and Management
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Agricultural Extension Service
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  • Agricultural Extension and Communication Technology
  • Agricultural Extension and Social Engineering
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Production and Health Services
  • Animal Production and Health
  • Animal Production
  • Animal Production and Fisheries
  • Livestock Production Technology
  • Pasture and Range Management
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Nutrition and Biotechnology
  • Animal Science and Range Management
  • Animal Science
  • Animal Science and Fisheries Management
  • Animal Science and Technology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Science and Fisheries
  • Crop Production
  • Crop, Soil and Pest Management
  • Crop Production and Landscape Management
  • Crop Production and Horticulture
  • Crop Production and Protection
  • Crop Protection
  • Crop Science
  • Crop Science/Soil Science
  • Crop Science and Horticulture
  • Crop and Environmental Protection
  • Plant Breeding and Seed Technology
  • Crop Production and Soil Science
  • Crop Production Technology
  • Crop Science and Technology

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

Arts/Humanities:

  • African and Asian Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic Studies
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Arabic and IS
  • Arts (Combined)
  • Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies
  • Christian Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Communication Arts
  • Communication and Language Arts
  • Comparative Religious Studies
  • Counseling and Psychology
  • Creative Arts
  • Drama, Dramatic Arts, Theatre Arts, and Performing Arts
  • Afik-Ibibio
  • English Language
  • English Language and Literature
  • English Studies
  • English and Literary Studies
  • English and International Studies
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts/Fine and Applied Arts
  • Foreign Language and Literature
  • French Four
  • French and International Relations
  • French and German/Russian Four
  • Fulfude
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • German
  • Hausa
  • History
  • History and Archeology
  • History/International Studies
  • History and Diplomacy
  • History and Diplomatic Studies
  • History and Strategic Studies
  • History and Political Studies
  • Igbo
  • Igbo/Linguistics
  • International Studies and Diplomacy
  • International and Comparative Politics
  • IS
  • Kanuri
  • Kiswahili
  • Languages
  • Languages Arts
  • Language Arts and Yoruba
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Linguistics/Yoruba
  • Linguistics/Edl Four 
  • Linguistics/Urhobo
  • Literature in English
  • Mass Communication
  • Modern European Languages
  • Modern Language and Translation
  • Music
  • Peace Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Political Science and Conflict Resolution
  • Psychology and Human Development
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese/English
  • Religion and Philosophy
  • Religion and Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Religious Studies/Theology
  • Russian with French/German
  • Sociology
  • Theology
  • Yoruba
  • Yoruba and Communication

They are all four-year courses.

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

Engineering/Environmental/Technology:

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
  • Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Building
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical/Petroleum/Petrochemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering/Hydrology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science with (Economics) (Mathematics)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Communication Technology
  • Communication and Multimedia Advertising
  • Communication and Multimedia Printing Journalism
  • Communication and Multimedia Television/Filming
  • Communication and Multimedia Design
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Technology
  • Environmental Management Technology
  • Estate Management
  • Fine Art
  • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology/Engineering
  • Food Science and Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Gas Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geography and Regional Planning
  • Geography and Meteorology
  • Geography and Planning
  • Hotel Management and Tourism
  • Home Economics and Food Management
  • ICT Engineering
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Industrial Arts
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial Production and Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Land Surveying
  • Management Technology
  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Management Technology
  • Materials and Production Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mechanical and Production Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Material Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Mining Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  • Polymer and Textile Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Project Management Technology
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Software Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Statistics
  • Transportation and Management Technology
  • Technological Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Visual Arts Technology
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

Education:

  • Education Administration and Supervision
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Education/English Literature
  • Adult Education/Economics and Statistics
  • Adult and Community Education
  • Adult Education and Non-Formal Education
  • Adult Education/Political Science and Public Administration
  • Adult Education/Geography and Regional Planning
  • Curriculum and Teaching
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Educational Administration
  • Education Foundation and Administration
  • Educational Foundation
  • Education Foundation and Management
  • Education Psychology, Guidance, and Counselling
  • Education Management
  • Industrial and Labour Relations
  • Library Science
  • Library and Information Science
  • Library Studies
  • Library and Information Science
  • Library Studies
  • Nursery and Primary Education
  • Pre-Primary Education
  • Primary Education
  • Philosophy Education
  • Psychology Education
  • Psychology Education
  • Science and Computer Education
  • Science Education
  • Special Education (Visual Handicaps)
  • Sport Management

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

Education (Arts) Courses

  • Arts and Social Science Education
  • Arts Education
  • Education/Arabic
  • Education/Arts
  • Education/Arts and Social Sciences
  • Education/Arts and Social Sciences
  • Education/Christian Religious Studies
  • Education/Edo Language
  • Education/English Language
  • Education/English Language
  • Education/Fine and Applied Arts
  • Education/French
  • Education/Geography
  • Education/Hausa
  • Education/History
  • Education/Igbo
  • Education/Igbo/Linguistics
  • Education/Language Arts
  • Education/Language and French
  • Education/Language/English
  • Education/Linguistics
  • Education/Linguistics
  • Education/Islamic Studies
  • Education and Religious Studies
  • Education and Yoruba
  • History and Diplomatic Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Nigerian Languages
  • Education and Music

 

Education (Science and Technology)

  • Agricultural Education
  • Automobil Technology Education
  • Building Education
  • Computer Education
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Geography and Environmental Management (Gem)
  • Education/Chemistry
  • Education and Computer Science
  • Education/Mathematics
  • Education/Science
  • Education/Technology/Introductory Education
  • Mathematics Education Technology
  • Electrical/Electronics Technology
  • Human Kinetics Education
  • Human Kinetics and Health Education
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Industrial Technical Education
  • Mathematics/Statistics Education
  • Metal Technology Education
  • Petroleum and Petro-Chemical Sciences
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Education and Recreation
  • Statistics
  • Sport Science
  • Technical Education
  • Telecommunication and Information Technology
  • Transport Planning and Management (TPM)
  • Theatre Arts
  • Technology Education
  • Technology and Vocation Education
  • Education/Integrated Science Education/Physics
  • Home Economics Education
  • Home Economics and Hotel Management
  • Intercultural Education

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

Education (Social Science)

  • Education/Political Science
  • Education/Social Science
  • Education/Social Studies
  • Education/Sociology
  • Education/Accountancy
  • Economics/Geography
  • Education and Business Administration
  • Business Education
  • Intercultural Education
  • Secretarial Education
  • Social Work and Community Development
  • Vocational Education
  • Vocational Education and Technical Education

 

Law:

  • Civil Law
  • Common and Islamic Law
  • International Law and Jurisprudence
  • Islamic Law/Sharia Law
  • Private and Islamic Law
  • Public and Internationa Law
  • Law
  • Common Law

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

Medical/Pharmaceutical and Health Science:

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Dentistry and Dental Technology
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Medical Biochemistry Four 
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Medical Laboratory Technology/Science
  • Medicine and Surgery (Human Medicine)
  • Nursing/Nursing Science
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology
  • Public Health Technology
  • Radiography
  • Veterinary Medicine

 

State Universities in Nigeria

 

Science:

  • Animal and Environmental Biology
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Botany
  • Applied Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Forensic Science
  • Biological Science(s)
  • Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Science and Biotechnology
  • Electronics
  • Physics and Electronics
  • Physics and Computer Electronic
  • Electrons
  • Physics and Solar Energy
  • Physics and Energy Studies
  • Physics/Industrial Physics
  • Physics with Computational Modeling
  • Physics/Astrology
  • Physical Sciences
  • Energy Studies
  • Physics and Applied Physics
  • Industrial Physics
  • Pure and Applied Physics
  • Applied Physics
  • Pure and Industrial Physics
  • Pure Physics
  • Industrial Physics and Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Physics with Electronics and its Application
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Industrial Mathematics/Applied Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Industrial Mathematics/Computer
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Entrepreneurship
  • Pure Chemistry
  • Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Petroleum Chemistry
  • Industrial and Environmental Chemistry
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Pure and Industrial Chemistry
  • Fisheries
  • Geology
  • Geological Sciences
  • Geology and Mineral
  • Geology and Geophysics
  • Geology and Mining
  • Geology and Petroleum Resources
  • Applied Geology
  • Geology and Mineral Science
  • Marine Geology
  • Geography and Regional Planning
  • Geography
  • Geography and Environmental Management
  • Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • Building Technology
  • Statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Statistics and Data Sciences
  • Digital Entrepreneuship
  • Botany and Ecological Studies
  • Plant Biology and Biotechnology
  • Plant Science and Forestry
  • Plant Science and Microbiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Ecology
  • Applied Ecology
  • Ecology and Environmental Studies
  • Zoology
  • Zoology and Aquaculture
  • Applied Zoology
  • Animal Biology and Environment
  • Zoology and Environmental Biology
  • Conversation Biology
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Biology and Fisheries
  • Marine Science and Technology
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics with Computer Science
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Geoscience
  • Geography and Geosciences
  • Earth Science
  • Sport Science
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Microbiology/Parasitology
  • Biology/Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology and Industrial Biotechnology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Science Laboratory Technology
  • Natural and Environmental Health Science
  • Environmental Health Science
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Management and Toxicology
  • Energy and Petroleum Resources
  • Parisology and Entymology
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Economics
  • Mathematics with Economics
  • Applied Microbiology and Brewing
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Mathematics with Statistics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Optometry
  • Computer Science
  • Computer, Information, and Communication Science
  • Computer Science and Informatics
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Computer Science and Information Science
  • Computer with Electronics
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Engineering and Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Data Management
  • Management Information System
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Information and Communication Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Computer Science with Economics
  • Communication and Wireless Technology
  • Telecommunication Management
  • Telecommunication Science
  • Cyber Security Science
  • Cyber Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Communications Technology
  • Library and Information Science
  • Information Science and Media Studies
  • Information Media Technology
  • Information Media Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Computer science with Mathematics
  • Computer with Statistics
  • Electronics and Computer Technology
  • Archaeology
  • Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Pure and Applied Biology
  • Applied Botany
  • Applied Biology
  • Applied Biology and Genetics
  • Applied Biology and Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Operational Research
  • Engineering Physics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Anthropology (Biological)
  • Marine Biology and Fisheries
  • Marine Biology
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Oceanography

 

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

 

Social Management Science:

  • Accountancy/Finance/Accounting
  • Accounting Management 8 Finance
  • Anthropology
  • Actuarial Science
  • Arabic and Islamic Religious Studies
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Mangemnt/Mangement Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Business and Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Criminology
  • Criminology and Penology
  • Criminology and Security Studies
  • Demography and Social Statistics
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Entrepreneurship Studies and Innovation
  • Economics and Development Studies
  • Economics and Operation Research
  • Economics and Statistics
  • Environmental Protection and Resources Management
  • Film and Video Studies
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Geography and Environmental Management
  • Geography and Meteorology
  • Geography and Regional Planning
  • Geography and Planning
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Hotel Management and tourism
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  • Intelligence and Security Studies
  • Insurance
  • International Relations
  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • International Relationship and Strategic Studies
  • International Studies
  • International Studies and Diplomacy
  • International and Comparative Politics
  • Library and Information Science
  • Library Science
  • Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Mass Communication
  • Mass Communication and Media Technology
  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Office and Informtion Mangement
  • Peace and Development Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Political Science and Diplomacy
  • Political Science/International Law and Diplomacy
  • Political Science and Administrative Studies
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Political Science and Conflict Resolution
  • Political Science and Defence Studies
  • Policy and Strategic Studies
  • Policy and Administrative Studies
  • Population Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration and Local Government
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Justice
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Transport Management
  • Transport Planning and Management
  • Taxation
  • Taxation and Event Management
  • Tourism Studies

The listed above are all State Universities in Nigeria and courses offered in 2024. We believe this information helps, bookmark this page for more articles like this, and use the comment box to share your thoughts or ask any questions regarding all State Universities in Nigeria and Courses offered in 2023.

👉Abia State Government Scholarship

👉Lagos State Scholarship Application

👉Borno State Scholarship Application 

👉Bola Ahmed Tinubu Scholarship Program

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