Federal, State, Private Universities That Offer English in Niegria

When seeking admission to universities, English has been one of the best choices for candidates in UTME/DE or when changing their institutions and/or courses.

Studying English at a university in Nigeria can be a great opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing a career in fields related to English language and literature. There are several universities in Nigeria that offer undergraduate and graduate programs in English language and literature.

Seeking Admission For English?

This post will save you some time having compiled the list of federal, state, and private universities offering the course.

Similarly, English may have different variations in the universities. Hence, below is the list of the naming scheme by various universities listed in this post.

  1. English
  2. English Studies
  3. English Language
  4. English Language & Literature e.g. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State
  5. English Language & Communication Studies e.g. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State 
  6. English & Literary Studies e.g. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

With the names above, if you're to choose this course in JAMB, you shouldn't be confused. They literally mean the same or just a little variance.

List of Federal Universities Offering English

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State
  2. Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  3. Bayero University, Kano, Kano State
  4. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
  5. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State
  6. Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State
  7. Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
  8. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
  9. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
  10. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  11. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State 
  12. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  13. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
  14. Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State
  15. Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  16. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State
  17. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State
  18. University Of Abuja, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Fct
  19. University Of Benin, Benin City, Edo State
  20. University Of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State
  21. University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State
  22. University Of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State
  23. University Of Jos, Jos, Plateau State
  24. University Of Lagos, Lagos State
  25. University Of Maiduguri, Borno State
  26. University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State
  27. University Of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State
  28. University Of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
  29. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto State
  30. National Open University Of Nigeria, Jabi, Abuja-FCT
  31. Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola (Affiliated To University Of Maiduguri)

List of State Universities Offering English

  1. Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State
  2. Adamawa State University, Mubi, Adamawa State
  3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State
  4. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden, Akwa Ibom State
  5. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State
  6. Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State
  7. Benue State University, Makurdi, Benue State
  8. Borno State University, Maiduguri, Borno State
  9. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State
  10. Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State
  11. Dennis Osadebay University, Asaba, Delta State
  12. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
  13. Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State
  14. Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  15. Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe, Gombe State
  16. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State
  17. Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State
  18. Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Kaduna State
  19. Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin, Kwara State
  20. Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State
  21. Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State
  22. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State
  23. Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State
  24. Plateau State University, Bokkos, Plateau State
  25. Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Kogi State
  26. Sokoto State University, Sokoto, Sokoto State
  27. Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa, Jigawa State
  28. Tai Solarin University Of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State
  29. Taraba State University, Jalingo, Taraba State
  30. Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina, Katsina State
  31. University Of Africa, Toru-Orua, Bayelsa State
  32. University Of Delta, Agbor, Delta State
  33. Yobe State University, Damaturu, Yobe State
  34. Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano, Kano State
  35. Zamfara State University, Talata Mafara, Zamfara State
  36. University Of Agriculture And Environmental Sciences, Umuagwo, Imo State
  37. Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu, Enugu State
  38. Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Rivers State

List of Private Universities Offering English

  1. Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
  2. Admiralty University Of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta State
  3. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  4. Ahman Pategi University, Patigi, Kwara State
  5. Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo State
  6. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State
  7. Al-Qalam University, Katsina, Katsina State
  8. American University Of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa State
  9. Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos State
  10. Atiba University, Oyo, Oyo State
  11. Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos, Lagos State
  12. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State
  13. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State
  14. Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State
  15. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State
  16. Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State
  17. Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu, Enugu State
  18. Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State
  19. Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State
  20. Clifford University, Owerrintta, Abia State
  21. Coal City University, Enugu, Enugu State
  22. Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun State
  23. Crown Hill University, Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  24. Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State
  25. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  26. Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State
  27. Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State
  28. Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike, Enugu State
  29. Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State
  30. Hezekiah University, Umudi, Imo State
  31. Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City, Edo State
  32. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State
  33. Kings University, Ode-Omu, Osun State
  34. Kingsley Ozumba (K.O) Mbadiwe University, Ogboko, Imo State
  35. Koladaisi University, Ibadan, Oyo State
  36. Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State
  37. Legacy University, Okija, Anambra State
  38. Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State
  39. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ogun State
  40. Michael And Cecilia Ibru University, Owhrode, Delta State
  41. Mountain Top University, Makogi-Oba, Ogun State
  42. Nile University Of Nigeria, Abuja, Fct
  43. Obong University, Obong, Ntak, Akwa Ibom State
  44. Paul University, Awka, Anambra State
  45. Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State
  46. Ritman University, Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
  47. Salem University, Lokoja, Kogi State
  48. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State
  49. Spiritan University, Nneochi, Abia State
  50. Summit Univerity, Offa, Kwara State
  51. Tansian University, Oba, Anambra State
  52. University Of Mkar, Gboko, Benue State
  53. Veritas University, Bwari, Abuja, FCT

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