List of Universities in Rivers State

Rivers State federal, state and private universities.

Universities in River State

Seven universities exist in Rivers State, of which one belongs to the federal government, two belong to the state government and four are privately-owned.

Below is the list of NUC approved Federal, state and private universities in Rivers State.

SEE ALSO: Top 100 Universities in Nigeria.

Universities in Rivers State


  • University of Port-Harcourt

Check: List of Federal Universities in Nigeria and Courses Offered.


  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumeni
  • River State University

Check: List of State Universities in Nigeria and Courses Offered.


  • Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  • PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt
  • British Canadian University, Obufu Cross River State
  • Wigwe University, Isiokpo Rivers State

Check: List of Private Universities in Nigeria and Courses Offered.

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