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List of all Private Universities in Nigeria

Nigerian Turkish Nile University

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Nigerian Turkish Nile University is an international university in Nigeria. It is also one of the best private universities in Nigeria with no ties to any religion. Admission into Turkish Nile University is based on academic performance with regards to Jamb, Neco, and GCE. Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses are available at Nigerian Turkish Nile University to prospective Nigerian students.

Founded: 2009, 2 Reviews » Type: Private Location: Abuja



The Proprietor of Lead City University, Ibadan is the Eduserve Consult, Ibadan. Over the years, Eduserve Consult Ltd has recorded remarkable achievements in promoting educational development in Secondary, Tertiary and Computer Education, especially in the City of Ibadan.   The University submitted its application to the National Universities Commission the year 2002. The Standing Committee […]

Founded: 2005, 1 Review » Type: Private Location: Ibadan, Oyo State.



Madonna University is the first private University in Nigeria and the first Catholic University in Nigeria. Enjoying both Stately and Ecclesiastical approval, it strives to revive in her community the age-long tradition of Catholic Education and the exacting demand of our contemporary society for sound education enrooted in salubrious life-promoting morality. Our principal objective is […]

Founded: 1999, 1 Review » Type: Private Christian Location: Okija, Elele



Baze aims to provide university education to British standards in Nigeria at about half the cost of sending a student to study abroad. Currently, no Nigerian University is rated in the top 5,000 in the world. Many Nigerians thus feel compelled to send their sons and daughters to be educated abroad, at substantial cost (at […]

Founded: 2011, 2 Reviews » Type: Private Location: Abuja



Landmark University is a product of the education mandate given to Dr. David Oyedepo, the President of the Living Faith Church, worldwide. The focus is to assist the nation and indeed the continent of Africa in self-discovery so that she may recover her leading position in education and in civilization, as it was in the […]

Founded: 2011, 10 Reviews » Type: Private Christian Location: Kwara State.



Igbinedion University Okada marks the realisation of the dream of Sir, Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin kingdom, to bequeath to future generations a University with international standard where academic calendar is faithfully run without interruption. The university came into existence following the presentation of a certificate of approval on the 16th of […]

Founded: 1999, No Reviews » Type: Private Location: Okada, Edo state

Redeemers University

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We have a vision for a better nation; a Nigeria of frank and candid academicians, dependable and honest artisans, God fearing and faithful pastors, decent and law-abiding citizens, trusworthy and upright youths, caring and compassionate doctors, honourable and truthful politicians, open and sincere business community, courageous and reliable public servants. We have a vision for […]

Founded: 2005, 6 Reviews » Type: Private Christian Location: Ogun state

Joseph Ayo Babalola University .

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Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State is a faith-based tertiary institution owned by the Christ Apostolic Church (Worldwide). It was approved on 8th February, 2006 by the Federal Executive Council; received its licence on 6th March, 2006 and opened to students for the 2006/2007 session on the 25th October, 2006   ADMISSION REQUIREMENT: […]

Founded: 2006, 1 Review » Type: Private Christian Location: Ogun state

Crawford University

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Crawford University is a private University of the Apostolic Faith Mission, licensed by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The University is committed to academic excellence and the highest levels of discipline and morals. Mission of the University is “to be an International Institution of higher learning with enviable standards of teaching and research. Our vision is […]

Founded: 2005, 4 Reviews » Type: Private Christian Location: Igbesa, Ogun state.

Covenant University (CU)

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Covenant University is arguably one of the most beautiful universities in Nigeria and also one of the best private universities in Nigeria in terms of academics, and leadership skills. Covenant University was founded by the living faith church lead by Bishop David Oyedepo. It is a strong christian university but also offers admission to a few muslim students every year. The University mainly offers undergraduate degress presently.

Founded: 2002, 5 Reviews » Type: Private Christian Location: Ogun State

Caleb University

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The philosophy of the University is committment to training of future leaders imbued with ability and integrity, with focus on overall success building. In this quest, the University shall inculcate in the students, sound academic knowledge, character building, entrepreneurial skills and culture. ADMISSION REQUIREMENT: admission requirements into caleb university STUDENT GENDER: Male/Female COURSES: list of […]

Founded: 2007, No Reviews » Type: Private Location: Lagos

Afe Babalola University

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Afe Babalola University is a result-oriented institution for producing highly skilled and socially relevant graduates capable of applying scientific knowledge for the resolution of social and technological problems. The University is equally committed to transforming students into expert thinkers, innovative managers and resourceful technocrats in all fields of learning. The context of the university is […]

Founded: 2009, 2 Reviews » Type: Private Location: Ado Ekiti.



Bowen University is a private institution owned by the Nigerian Baptist Convention and named after Reverend Thomas Jefferson Bowen who pioneered Baptist work in Nigeria in 1850.  The University obtained a final Government approval in 2001 but commenced academic activities on the 4th of November 2002 through its first student intake of about 500.   […]

Founded: 2002, 2 Reviews » Type: Private Christian Location: IWO, Osun State.

Benson Idahosa University

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The Benson Idahosa University is a private, Christian university in Benin City, Nigeria. Benson Idahosa University is named after Archbishop Benson Idahosa, a minister from Benin City, Nigeria. The University named after him was founded on the principle of evangelism which he preached and lived for throughout his life here in mortality. Benson Idahosa University was established to raise for God an […]

Founded: 2002, No Reviews » Type: Private Christian Location: Benin, Edo State

Bells University of Technology

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Bells University of Technology is the first Private University of Technology in Nigeria. The university is ranked 46 out of all universities in Nigeria. It is also one of the best private universities in Nigeria and located in Otta, Ogun State just across Covenant University. Bells University of Technology presently offers pre-degree programs and undergraduate programs to prospective students.

Founded: 2004, 3 Reviews » Type: Private Location: Ota, Ogun State