List of Universities in Kano State

Kano State federal, state and private universities.

Universities in Kano State

Five universities exist in Kano State, of which two belong to the federal government, two belong to the state government and six is privately owned.

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

SEE ALSO: Top 100 Universities in Nigeria.

Universities in Kano State


  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Nigeria Police Academy Wudil

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


  • Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
  • Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano

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


  • Skyline University, Kano
  • Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State
  • Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano State
  • Capital City University, Kano State
  • Khalifa Isiyaku Rabiu University, Kano
  • Baba Ahmed University, Kano State

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