How many higher institutions are in Nigeria?

Characteristic Number of universities
Federal universities 43
State universities 48
Private universities 79
Total 170

How many institutions are there in higher education?

The short answer: There were 3,982 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the U.S. as of the 2019-2020 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

How many federal tertiary institutions are in Nigeria?

Checks by Daily Trust show that the federal government currently has 119 universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and monotechnics.

Which state has the highest number of institutions in Nigeria?

Ogun state

This state is said to have the highest number of educational institutions in the country.

Which state has the fewest colleges?

States with the Fewest Number of Four-Year Undergraduate…

  • Alaska.
  • Delaware.
  • Montana.
  • Nevada.
  • Wyoming.

What is the top 10 university in Nigeria?

Here is a list of the top 10 best universities in Nigeria:

  • University of Ibadan.
  • University of Nigeria Nsukka.
  • University of Lagos.
  • Obafemi Awolowo University.
  • Covenant University.
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna.
  • University of Ilorin.

What is the largest university in Nigeria?

Largest universities in Nigeria as of 2017

Characteristic Number of students
National Open University of Nigeria 470,761
University of Lagos 59,257
University of Ilorin 52,497
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 48,953
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