There are lot of Private Universities in the country. Private Universities have been termed to be expensive, a lot of parents cannot afford it, but with good structures and everything, some of these Universities have been termed to be equivalent to those overseas.
TOP 20 Best Private Universities In Nigeria
The covenant University has been termed to be the best private University in the country, with a lot of modern facilities, the University has a student population of 15,000 and also a staff strength of 1,000. The University which is located in Ota, Ogun State, operates a college system, the University is a Christian school owned by Living Faith Church, Winners Chapel. The University was established in the year 2002, it has 4 colleges namely; College of Leadership Development, College of Science and Technology, College of Engineering.
2. BABCOCK UNIVERSITY
Babcock Uni – Second Best University In Nigeria
The University is also located in Ogun State and among the top 20 best private universities in Nigeria. it is a Christian school owned by the Seventh-day Adventist church. The University has a student population of more than 10,000. The University has 9 schools and 1 college; School of Agriculture and Industrial Technology, School of Basic and Applied Science, School of Education and Humanities, Babcock Business School, School of Computing and Engineering, School of Public and Applied Health, School of Post-graduate Studies, School of Law and Security Studies, College of Health and Medical Sciences.
3. JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY
The University is located in Osun State, and it was established in the year 2006. It is also a church-owned university by the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC). The University has about 4,000 students, and they have up to 7 faculties in the university which includes; Natural Sciences and Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Humanities, Law, Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Sciences
4. BOWEN UNIVERSITY
The Bowen University is owned by a Christian religious group the Baptist Convention located in Iwo, Osun State. The university has some of the best lecturers in the country, having a staff population of 5,000 and also a student capacity of 20,000.
The Bowen University has 5 faculties namely; College of Health Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Science and Education, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Humanities
5. REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY
The University is owned by the Redeemed Christian Church of God. The University was established in the year 2005, it has a student population of 2,000, the University runs a college system and has 3 colleges, which are the College of Management Science, College of Humanities, College of Natural Science.
6. IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY OKADA
Located in Edo State, the first Private University and among the top 20 best private universities in Nigeria. It was established in the year 1999. The University has a student capacity of 5,000 and also the first Private University to produce medical doctors in Sub-Saharan Africa, the University offer courses in Law, Engineering, Arts and Social Science, Medicine, Business and Management Studies, Pharmacy, Medicine, Natural and Applied Sciences.
7. AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY
Established in the year 2005, the Ajayi Crowther University was founded by the first African Bishop who translated the Bible to the Yoruba language, the University is located in Oyo state and also associated with the Anglican Communion
8.BELLS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Located in Ota, Ogun State. Bells University was established in the year 2004, the University is owned by the former president of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo. The University has 3 colleges namely; College of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, College of Management Sciences.
9. AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY
Located in Ado-Ekiti State, founded by renowned Lawyer Afe Babalola, the University was established in the year 2009. It operates a college System; College of Engineering, College of Social Management, College of Engineering, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Law.
10. AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
The American University of Nigeria is the only American style of Sub-Saharan Africa, only 2 of these universities exist in Africa, the University is owned by Atiku Abubakar and located in Yola, Adamawa State. The university has 3 schools which are; School of Information Technology, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
11. BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY
Located in Edo State is the Benson Idahosa University, the University was established in the year 2002, the University is a Christian school owned by the Church of God Mission. The university has different faculties which include the; Faculty of Law, Engineering, Agriculture and Agricultural Technologies, Arts and Education, Social and Management Sciences, Basic and Applied Sciences.
Located in Lagos state is the Caleb University, established in the year 2008, founded by Prince Oladega Adebogun. The University also has a primary and Secondary school in Lagos state. It has different faculties with a student population of about 3,000. Courses offered include; Accounting, Chemistry, Business Administration, Botany, Biochemistry, and others.
13. CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY
This is a church-owned University by the Apostolic Faith Church, established in 2005, the University is located in Ogun State, it operates a college system namely; College of Agriculture, College of Pure and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Social Sciences.
14. FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY
Located in Ogbomosho is the Fountain University, this University is an Islamic university which has a student population of about 5,000, the university is renowned for academic excellence and also for good facilities for students and staffs of the institution. The Fountain University was established in the year 2007, currently, the university has only 2 colleges which are namely; College of Natural and Applied Sciences, College of Management and Social Sciences.
15.LAGOS STATE BUSINESS SCHOOL
This University was established in the year 1991, the school is known for producing great leaders in the business field and it is also ranked among the top private schools in the country. The school is located in Lekki, Lagos state.
16. NOVENA UNIVERSITY
The Novena University was established in the year 2005, the school is located in Amai Delta State, the University has a large number of students, the University offers a wide range of courses which includes Biochemistry, Dentistry, and Dental Surgery, Accountancy, Anatomy, Business Admin and many others.
17. RENAISSANCE UNIVERSITY
Founded in 2005, is the Renaissance University located in Enugu state, the university is tagged among the best because of the equipped facilities in the school and the rate of the educational system. The university operates a collegiate system, presently it has 4 colleges which are College of Natural Sciences, College of Management and Social Sciences, College of Information and Technology, College of Arts.
18. MADONNA UNIVERSITY
Locate in Okija, Anambra State is the Madonna University, university is a private owned Catholic University founded in 1999. The university is also one of the oldest privately owned institutions in the country. The school offers the following courses namely; Law, Management Science, Pharmacy, Social Sciences, Medicine, Engineering.
19. LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY
Established in 2005, is the Lead City University, located in Ibadan, Oyo State. The school has different faculties which are namely; Faculty of Law, Education, Science, Social Sciences, Business Administration.
20. UNIVERSITY OF MKAR
Founded in 2005, is the University of Mkar, although this University is not common, it is renowned for its academic excellence and other facilities. The university is a church-owned institution, the school is located in Mkar, Benue State. The school offers a wide range of courses which include; Accounting and Finance, Food Technology, Computer Science, Pure Chemistry and a wide range of others.
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