List of Universities in Edo State

Edo State federal, state and private universities.

Universities in Edo State

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

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

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Universities in Edo State


  • University of Benin

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


  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Edo State University Uzairue

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


  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  • Igbinedion University Okada
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa.
  • Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  • Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State
  • Lighthouse University, Evbobanosa, Edo State

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

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