Private Universities In Nigeria: Names, List Of Best Nigerian Universities

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Update in Oct, 2012  – Private Universities In Nigeria: Names, List Of Best Nigerian Universities

The increase in the number of Private Universities in Nigeria in the present decade has been alarming, it has created more choices for the ever increasing teeming University degree seekers , likewise the development has also stabilize the education sector to a large extent , students don’t have to stay extra years for their degree programs as a result of incessant strike actions that has characterized under-funded public universities, one cannot but mention the fact that Private Universities in Nigeria and their fees have become a serious concern to the parents and guardians who see such investment as too enormous in a country where job availability and security are not guaranteed.

Private Universities In Nigeria And Their Fees

Below is a list of the top private universities in Nigeria and their fees;

  • American university of Nigeria {1, 590,000 naira per session}
  • Achievers University, Owo, Ondo state {420,000 naira}
  • Adeleke University , Ede , Osun state , Nigeria { 350,000 naira}
  • Babcock University { 620,000 naira}, Bowen University, Iwo { 650,000 naira}
  • Covenant University, Ogun state { 500,000 naira}
  • Crawford University {480,000 naira}
  • Igbinedion university, Okada { 650,000 naira}
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University { 450,000 naira}
  • Lead City University, Ibadan {550,000 naira}
  • Obong University Nigeria { 200,000 naira}
  • Oduduwa University {200,000 naira}
  • Rhema University {325,000 naira}
  • Madonna University { 500,000 naira}
  • Redeemer’s University {580,000 naira}.

Best Private Universities In Nigeria

Just like the Universities in the Public sectors, Private Universities in Nigeria ranking is reviewed annually, according to the ranking of the best private universities in Nigeria 2012, Covenant University, Otta, and Ogun state has been ranked as the best in 3 consecutive years.

The ranking takes into consideration several factors which include the level of availability of facilities for teaching and studying, employability of University graduates, number of doctorates and professors in the academics and general quality of education. The best private Universities in Nigeria , according to the 2012 ranking also include; Madonna University, Babcock University, Bowen University, American University of Nigeria, and Igbinedion University, Okada.

Top Private Universities In Nigeria

The first private University in Nigeria is Madonna University; the university was established on the 10th of May, 1999 and presently operates 3 campuses. It is the first independent Catholic University that has an acceptance rate of more than 56% for its eligible students; the University also has a total of about 5,000 students {2010}.

Private Universities In Nigeria That Offer Medicine

The private Universities in Nigeria that offer medicine include;

  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo state
  • Novena University, Delta state
  • Covenant University , Ogun state
  • Madonna University
  • Bowen University Iwo.

Private Universities In Nigeria Offering

The best private Universities in Nigeria offering law are;

  • Madonna University
  • Igbinedion University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Bowen University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University.

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31 thoughts on “Private Universities In Nigeria: Names, List Of Best Nigerian Universities

  1. Yeah, 1)covenant university don’t offer medicine nd u dnt include babcock becos dey offer medicine.

    • of cos my dear ladvic I’m surprise oooo… of cos igbinedion university is d first private university in Nigeria, that is y it is called nigeria`s premier private university , I’m surprise they are writing Madonna as first private university in Nigeria..

  2. This is crap pls wen writing list. Like dis make sure u knw wat u r saying besides wer is Elizade. University on this list u need to check out dis university and see for urslf. It’s beyond the immaginable.

  3. What is the position of Wohphrag Univeristy. It is private ACCREDITED AND APPROVED UNIVERSITY IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

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