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Ever pondered about the number of federal universities we have in Nigeria? Presently, there are 43 federal universities in Nigeria as approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC). These academic institutions are highly rated according to Nigerian standard and have witnessed, year in year out, significant number of university applicants seeking admission, compare to their state and private counterparts.

Additionally, the list contains other interesting information which students and applicants alike will find highly invaluable. These include acronyms of the various universities, year established, official website addresses as well as their locations.

S/NUNIVERSITY NAMEACRONYMYEAR ESTABLISHEDOFFICIAL WEBSITE ADDRESSLOCATION
1Abubakar Tafawa Balewa UniversityATBU1988https://www.atbu.edu.ngBauchi, Bauchi State
2Airforce Institute of TechnologyAFIT2018https://afit.edu.ngKaduna, Kaduna State
3Ahmadu Bello UniversityABU1962https://www.abu.edu.ngZaria, Kaduna State
4Alex Ekweme universityAE-FUNAI2011https://www.funai.edu.ngNdufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
5Bayero UniversityBUK1975https://www.buk.edu.ngKano, Kano State
6Federal University Birnin KebbiFUBK2013https://www.fubk.edu.ngBirnin Kebbi, Kebbi State
7Federal University DutseFUD2011https://www.fud.edu.ngDutse, Jigawa State
8Federal University Dutsin-MaFUDUTSINMA2011https://www.fudutsinma.edu.ngDutsin-Ma, Katsina State
9Federal University GasauFUGUSAU2013https://www.fugusau.edu.ngGusau, Zamfara State
10Federal University GashuaFUGASHUA 2013https://www.fugashua.edu.ngGashua, Yobe State
11Federal University KashereFUKASHERE2011https://www.fakashere.edu.ngKashere, Gombe State
12Federal University LafiaFULAFIA2011https://www.fulafia.edu.ngLafia, Nasarawa state
13Federal University LokojaFUDLOKOJA2011https://www.fudlokoja.edungLokoja, Kogi State
14Federal University OtuokeFUOTUOKE2011https:www.fuotuoke.edu.ngOtuoke, Bayelsa State
15Federal University Oye-EkitiFUOYE2011https://www.fuoye.edu.ngOye-ekiti, Ekiti State
16Federal University of Petroleum EffurunFUPRE2007https://www.fupre.edu.ngEffurun, Delta State
17Federal University of Agriculture AbeokutaUNAAB1988https://www.unaab.edu.ngAbeokuta, Ogun State
18Federal University of technology, AkureFUTA1981https://www.futa.edu.ngAkure, Ondo State
19Federal University of Technology OwerriFUTO1980https://www.futo.edu.ngOwerri, Imo State
20Federal University of Technology MinnaFUTMINNA1982https://www.futminna.edu.ngMinna, Niger Sate
21Federal University WukariFUWUKARI2011https://www.fuwukari.edu.ngWukari, Taraba State
22Modibbo Adama University of technologyMAUTECH1981https://www.mautech.edu.ngYola, Adamawa State
23Michael Okpara University of AgricultureMOUAU1992https://www.mouau.edu.ngUmudike, Abia State
24National open UniversityNOUN2002https://www.nou.edu.ngJabi, FCT, Abuja
25Nigerian Army UniversityNAUB2018https://naub.edu.ngBiu, Borno State
26Nigerian Defence AcademyNDA1985https://www.nda.edu.ngAfaka, kaduna State
27Nigerian Maritime UniversityNMU2018https://www.nmu.edu.ngOkerenkoko, Delta State
28Nigerian Police AcademyPOLAC2013https://www.polac.edu.ngWudil, kano State
29Nnamdi Azikiwe UniversityUNIZIK1992https://www.unizik.edu.ngAwka, Anambra State
30Obafemi Awolowo University OAU1962https://www.oauife.edu.ngIle-Ife, Osun State
31University of AbujaUNIABUJA1988https://www.uniabuja.edu.ngGwagwalada, Abuja
32University of Agriculture, MakurdiUAM1988https://www.uam.edu.ngMakurdi, benue State
33University of BeninUNIBEN1970https://www.uniben.edu.ngBenin, Edo State
34University of CalabarUNICAL1975https://www.unical.edu.ngCalabar, Cross River State
35University of IbadanUI1948https://www.ui.edu.ngIbadan, Oyo State
36University of IlorinUNILORIN1975https://www.unilorin.edu.ngIlorin, Kwara State
37University of JosUNIJOS1975https://www.unijos.edu.ngJos, Plateau State
38 University of LagosUNILAG1962https://www.unilag.edu.ngYaba, Lagos State
39University of MaiduguriUNIMAID1975https://www.unimaid.edu.ngMaiduguri, Borno Sate
40University of Nigeria, NsukkaUNN1960https://www.unn.edu.ngNsukka, Enugu State
41Univerity of Port HarcourtUNIPORT1975https://www.uniport.edu.ngPort Harcourt, Rivers State
42University of UyoUNIUYO1991https://www.uniuyo.edu.ngUyo, Akwa Ibom State
43Usman Danfodiyo UniversityUDUSOK1975https://www.udusok.edu.ngSokoto, Sokoto State
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