Find below the list of University of higher learning in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria.
List Of Universities In Abuja
The University of Abuja is a public institution funded by the government located in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
It was established in January 1988 as a dual-mode university with the mandate to run conventional and distance learning programmes though academic work in the University began in 1990 with the matriculation of its pioneer students.
It is the only Federal University in the heart (FCT) of Nigeria, tagged the University for National Unity!
The University started with three colleges namely: College of Arts and Education; College of Law, Management and Social Sciences; and College of Science and Agriculture.
The institution started with a total population of less than five hundred students which today has twelve faculties and about to start three new ones with more than forty thousand students.
At the University of Abuja, student can study for master’s or doctoral degrees at the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and specialized degrees at our 12 professional schools in addition to various undergraduate courses offered.
Many non-degree programs that allow individuals to study or pursue research without manipulating are also available.
Prospective students are to apply directly to the school or program where you wish to enroll.
Following the general admission requirements of credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics which must be obtained by a candidate at no more than two (2) sittings for 100 level entrants, three (3) of these credit passes must be in the relevant subjects for the degree course applied for in addition to an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Direct Entry(DE) admission seekers must satisfy the A’ level requirements with at least two (2) ‘A’ Level passes or equivalent in addition to five (5) credit passes in other subjects including English Language and Mathematics at the ordinary level of either of the following bodies: WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB and Grade II.
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Baze University is a private tertiary institution located in Abuja, Nigeria, it was established in 2011 and claimed to be one of the best private universities in the whole country that offers higher level standard education of British quality.
This University is reputed to have a distinctive quality-based educational institution which helps in achieving the positive impact of its service and graduates output.
The main mission of the school is to establish and maintain a more suitable academic system synergizing world-class human capital in conjunction with best technology fit for creating and impacting knowledge for developing a modern Nigerian society.
Baze boasts of quality by having experienced and seasoned international staff, reliable teaching equipment, overseas external examiners among many other parameters to guarantee standards.
Providing university education that is similar to British standards in Nigeria especially at about half the cost of sending a student to study abroad. Baze ensures that it delivers the same quality of education at a far lesser price.
Fess: Tuition is of the between range of #2.3 million and #3.7 million
For more information, visit the university site:
The African University of Science and Technology (AUST) is a private, pan-African, co-educational, research university located at Km 10 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Road, Galadimawa 900109, Galadima, Abuja, Nigeria.
The mission of AUST is to advance knowledge through applied research and offering structured instruction with a focus on science, engineering, technology and even applications to policy.
AUST is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation derived from attracting some of the best brains drawn from a diverse international community of scholars.
We seek to develop in each member of the AUST community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.
AUST offers graduate programs at the Master’s and Doctoral levels in five specially chosen fields of science and engineering.
Admission is for applicants who have proven to be among the best and brightest pan-African students, who, at minimum, have a First Class or Upper Second Class Honors degree at the undergraduate level or its equivalent.
For more information, visit the official website of the school at
Nile University of Nigeria was established as a private and multi disciplined university in the year 2009. It is located at Plot 681, Cadastral Zone C-OO, Research & Institutional Area, Jabi Airport Bypass, Abuja FCT, 900001 Nigeria.
It is a member of the Honoris United Universities Network and accredited by the National Universities Commission.
Nile University consists of six faculties with every faculty led by reputable and dedicated academics who are always prepared in driving innovation in research and learning.
The University is blessed with wonderful facilities, experienced lecturers, and an understanding and united campus community comprising students and staff from various parts of the world.
Being a member of Honoris United Universities which happens to be the first and largest pan-African private higher education network, Nile has become even more equipped to prepare students for success.
Fees ranges from #2million and #6 million per session.
For further enquiries, visit https://www.nileuniversity.edu.ng/
Located in Karu, specifically at Abuja-Keffi Road, 961105, New Karu, 25 kilometers from the Federal Capital city of Nigeria Abuja, the school was established in 2005 by the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) as a Conventional University.
This university happens to be one of the six private universities in the northern part of the country and also the only one established by a Christian organization.
The main purpose of why ECWA establish the school was to meet the daring need for high and sustainable quality secular education that recognizes and integrates the spiritual and moral values on which the Christian faith is founded.
Bingham University recently in the 2021/2022 academic session matriculated fresh undergraduate and postgraduate students into its various programmes across its 11 faculties.
The figures represent 420 postgraduate students and 1,560 undergraduates which bring the total to 1,980 as of 22 Feb 2022
Bingham University also recently inducted 48 new doctors (medical) into the medical profession.
Fees ranges between #350,000 and #2,000,000 per session.
Visit the university link below for further enquiries.
Veritas University is a private university, located in Abuja. It was founded in March 2002 by the Catholic Church in Nigeria.
The mission of Veritas University is to provide its students with an integral and holistic formation that combines academic and professional training with moral, physical, spiritual, cultural and social formation together with formation of Christian religious principles enriched with the social Teachings of the Catholic Church.
The university runs various courses in the undergraduate and Postgraduate program and open different admission qualification channels like, IJMB, JUPEB & Cambridge.
Fees: For most courses, the tuition is around #350,000 but when added with other expenses goes to around #750,000 per session except Law which is #1.5million.
Visit for more enquiries. https://www.veritas.edu.ng/index.php
In conclusion, note that concerning all the above mentioned universities, you can be rest assured that attending any of them will give you great value for your money.