TOP 5 LARGEST UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA

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Unilorin among The Largest Universities in Nigeria

TOP 5 LARGEST UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA

For those wondering about which is the Largest in University Nigeria , fab36 is here as usual to do justice to to that question with the ranking of the top 5 Largest Universities in Nigeria .

TOP 5 LARGEST UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA

  • 1. UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN

It is a co-educational higher education institution established in 1975. It is the largest in Nigeria with 75,000 hectares, located in Ilorin and officially accredited / recognized by the National Universities Commission ( NUC ). University of Ilorin also provides many academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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Unilorin among The Largest Universities in Nigeria
  • 2. OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY

This school was established in 1962 and is located in Osun state with land mass of about 13,000 hectares. It is a coeducational higher education institution officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. OAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

  • 3. UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA

Established on January 1, 1988, The University of Abuja is located in the Nigerian federal capital, Abuja. A dual-mode university that offers both conventional and distance learning programmes. Academic work began in the University in 1990 with the matriculation of the pioneer students. The university offers regular degree, diploma, and postgraduate programmes. It has a land mass of about 11,824 hectares.

  • 4. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA ( FUNAAB )

This university established on the first of January 1988 by the Federal Government after the demerging of four universities of technology, earlier merged in 1984. It was established alongside the Federal University of Agriculture, Markudi. The university offers about 179 academic programmes made up of 44 undergraduate programmes, 135 graduate programmes which is made up of 22 Postgraduate diploma programmes, 57 Masters degree programmes and 56 Doctorate degree programmes. It has a land mass of about 10,000 hectares. FUNAAB is the fourth Largest University in Nigeria .

  • 5. AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY (ABU)

This university is located in Zaria and it was established in 1962. It is also a coeducational higher education institution officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission. It has a landmass of about 7,000 hectares. This institution has a the least selective admission policy as the admission rate range is 90-100% and is based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. ABU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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