List of Universities in Lagos State

List of Universities in Lagos State

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Want to school in the most populous and eventful state in the country, this post shows a complete List of Universities in Lagos State.

A total of Eleven universities exist in Lagos State, of which two are owned by the federal government, three are owned by the state government and the other six are privately owned.


List of Universities in Lagos State

Lagos State (in Yoruba: Ìpínlẹ̀ Èkó) is a state located in southwestern Nigeria. Of the 36 states, it is the most populous and also smallest in area. Bounded to the south by the Bight of Benin and to the west by the international border with Benin Republic, Lagos State borders Ogun State to the east and north making it the only Nigerian state to border only but just one other state. Named for the city of Lagos—the most populous city in Africa—the state was however formed from the Western Region and the former Federal Capital Territory as at 27th May 1967

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

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List of Universities in Lagos State

Federal Universities in Lagos State:

  • National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)

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State Universities in Lagos State:

  • Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo
  • Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH)
  • Lagos State University of Education (LASUED)

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Private Universities in Lagos State:

  • Augustine University
  • Caleb University, Lagos
  • Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
  • Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  • Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos
  • James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State


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