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List of Universities Offering Law in Nigeria

Students are exposed to the various aspects of law within a society or government. Law is a challenging course but it has it’s rewards, many Parents/Guardians take pride in having their wards studying it.

As a result it’s Tuition is much more expensive in Nigerian Universities Compared to Other Courses.

Individuals who study this course are usually those involved in Literary and debating societies at an early age, they tend to make structured arguments and like to make their point known.

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Graduates of this course could have career opportunities such as Government Lawyers, private practice lawyer, Judges etc.

To be Admitted into this course Aspirants are expected to take any three Arts or Social Science subjects in the annual UTME examination, They are also expected to have a 5 credit pass in WAEC/NECO with

subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Literature in English and and Any other 2 Arts/Social Science Subjects. However we recommend that you View Jamb Brochure as Admission Requirements vary in different Universities.

Admission Requirements for Law


Direct Entry Requirements:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Arts or Social Science subjects.
  • NCE/ND/First Degree (Second Class Lower).

O’Level Requirements:

Five (5)’O’ Level credit passes to include

  • English Language,
  • Literature in English and
  • Mathematics.

UTME Subjects Combination / Requirements:

English Language and any three (3) Arts or Social Science subjects.

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Nigerian Universities Offering Law

Below is the complete list of universities offering law

Click on any university for more details about the school


Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU)

Ambrose Alli University is a State University located at Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria and established in 1980 | Official Website: aauekpoma.edu.ng


Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA)

Adekunle Ajasin University is a State University located at Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: aaua.edu.ng


Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU)

Abia State University is a State University located at Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria and established in 1981 | Official Website: abiastateuniversity.edu.ng


Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD)

Afe Babalola University is a Private University located at Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria and established in 2009 | Official Website: abuad.edu.ng 


University of Abuja, Gwagwalada (UNIABUJA)

University of Abuja is a Federal University located at Gwagwalada Abuja in Federal Capital Territory State, Nigeria and established in 1988 | Official Website: uniabuja.edu.ng


Achievers University, Owo (AC)

Achievers University is a Private University located at KM 1 ldasen/Uteh Road, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria and established in 2007 | Official Website: achievers.edu.ng


Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)

Ajayi Crowther University is a Private University located on the Ibadan-Oyo-Ilorin road in Atiba Local Government Area (LGA) of Oyo State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: acu.edu.ng


Al-Hikmah University, Illorin (AHU)

Al-Hikmah University is a Private University located at Adewole Housing Estate along Adeta Road, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: alhikmah.edu.ng


Arthur Jarvis University, Akpoyubo

Arthur Jarvis University is a Private University located at Akpabuyo, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria and established in 2016 | Official Website: arthurjarvisuniversity.edu.ng


American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN)

American University of Nigeria is a Private University located at 98 Lamido Zubairu Way, Wuro Hausa 640101, Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria and established in 2003 | Official Website: aun.edu.ng


Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo (BU)

Adamawa State University is a State University located at Mubi in Adamawa State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: babcock.edu.ng


Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG)

Bauchi State University is a State University located at Gadau in Bauchi State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: basug.edu.ng


Baze University

Base University is a Private University located at Plot 686, Jabi Airport Road Bypass, Cadastral Zone, Abuja, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: bazeuniversity.edu.ng


University of Benin (UNIBEN)

University of Benin is a Federal University located at Ugbowo Campus Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria and established in 1970 | Official Website: uniben.edu.ng


ECWA Bingham University, New Karu (BU)

Bingham University is a Private University located at KM 26 Abuja-Keffi Expressway Kodope, Karu, Nasarawa State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: binghamuni.edu.ng


Benson Idahosa University, Benin City (BIU)

Benson Idahosa University is a Private University located at University Way, Off Upper, Adesuwa Rd, GRA, Benin City, Nigeria and established in 2002 | Official Website: biu.edu.ng


Bowen University, Iwo (BU)

Bowen University is a Private University located at Iwo Local Government in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2001 | Official Website: bowen.edu.ng


Benue State University, Makurdi (BSU)

Benue State University is a State University located at Gboko Road, Walmayo, Makurdi in Benue State, Nigeria and established in 1992 | Official Website: bsum.edu.ng


University of Calabar (UNICAL)

University of Calabar is a Federal University located at Eta Agbo Road Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unical.edu.ng


Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli (COOU)

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University is a State University located at Ulli in Anambra State, Nigeria and established in 2000 | Official Website: coou.edu.ng


Crescent University (CUAB)

Crescent University is a Private University located at KM. 5, Lafenwa, Abeokuta-Idofa Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: crescent-university.edu.ng


Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)

Delta State University is a State University located at Abraka in Delta State, Nigeria and established in 1992 | Official Website: delsu.edu.ng


Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (EBSU)

Ebonyi State University is a State University located at Enugu-Abakaliki Rd, Ntezi Abba, Abakaliki in Ebonyi State, Nigeria and established in 2000 | Official Website: ebsu.edu.ng


Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin (EUI)

Elizade University is a Private University located at Ilara-Mokin in Ondo State, Nigeria and established in 2012 | Official Website: elizadeuniversity.edu.ng


Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo (ECU)

Edwin Clark University is a Private University located at Burutu, 332109, Kiagbodo in Delta State, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: edwinclarkuniversity.edu.ng


Ekiti State University (EKSU)

Ekiti State University is a State University located at Iworoko road, Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State, Nigeria and established in 1982 | Official Website: eksu.edu.ng


Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT)

Enugu State University of Science and Technology is a State University located at Agbani in Enugu State, Nigeria and established in 1982 | Official Website: esut.edu.ng


Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE)

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti is a Federal University located at Km 3 Oye – Afao Road in Ekiti State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: fuoye.edu.ng


Godfrey Okoye University (GOUNI)

Godfrey Okoye University is a Private University located at Ugwuomu-Nike in Enugu State, Nigeria and established in 2009 | Official Website: gouni.edu.ng


Gregory University, Uturu (GUU)

Gregory University is a Private University located at Uturu in Abia State, Nigeria and established in 2012 | Official Website: gregoryuniversity.com


Gombe State University (GSU)

Gombe State University is a State University located at Tudun Wada Quarters Gombe in Gombe State, Nigeria and established in 2004 | Official Website: gsu.edu.ng


University of Ibadan (UI)

University of Ibadan is a Federal University located at Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria and established in 1948 | Official Website: ui.edu.ng


Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO)

Igbinedion University is a Private University located at Mission Road Okada in Edo State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: iuokada.edu.ng


Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU)

Joseph Ayo Babalola University is a Private University located at Along Ilesa-Akure Express Road Ikeji-Arakeji in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: jabu.edu.ng


University of Jos (UNIJOS)

University of Jos is a Federal University located at Jos in Plateau State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unijos.edu.ng


Kogi State University, Anyigba (KSU)

Kogi State University is a State University located at Anyigba in Kogi State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: ksu.edu.ng


University of Lagos (UNILAG)

University of Lagos is a Federal University located at Akoka, Yaba Lagos in Lagos State, Nigeria and established in 1962 | Official Website: unilag.edu.ng


Lagos State University (LASU)

Lagos State University is a State University located at Badagry Expressway PMB 1087 Ojo in Lagos State, Nigeria and established in 1983 | Official Website: lasu.edu.ng


Lead City University, Ibadan (LCU)

Lead City University is a Private University located at No. 1 Oba Otudeko Road Toll Gate Area Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: lcu.edu.ng


Madonna University, Okija

Madonna University is a Private University located at Owerri/Onitsha Expressway Okija in 407 Anambra State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: madonnauniversity.edu.ng


University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)

University of Maiduguri is a Federal University located at Bama Road Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unimaid.edu.ng


Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK)

Nasarawa State University is a State University located at Keffi in Nasarawa State, Nigeria and established in 2002 | Official Website: nsuk.edu.ng


Novena University, Ogume

Novena University is a Private University located at Kwale Ogume in Delta State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: novenauniversity.edu.ng


Niger Delta University, Yenagoa (NDU)

Niger Delta University is a Federal University located at Wilberforce Island in Bayelsa State, Nigeria and established in 2000 | Official Website: ndu.edu.ng


National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

National Open University of Nigeria is a Federal University located at 14/16 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island in Lagos State, Nigeria and established in 2002 | Official Website: nou.edu.ng


Nile University of Nigeria (NTUN)

Nile University of Nigeria is a Private University located at Plot 681, Cadastral Zone C 00, Research & Institution Area, Jabi Airport Bypass Abuja in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria and established in 2009 | Official Website: ntnu.edu.ng


University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

University of Port Harcourt is a Federal University located at East/West Road, Choba Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: uniport.edu.ng


Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil (NPA)

Nigeria Police Academy is a Federal University located at Wudil in Kano State, Nigeria and established in 2013 | Official Website: polac.edu.ng


Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (RUN)

Redeemer’s University of Nigeria is a Private University located at Km 46 Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, PO Box 7914 Mowe in Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: run.edu.ng


Renaissance University, Agbani (RNU)

Renaissance University is a Private University located at Private Mailbox 01183 Enugu in Enugu State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: rnu.edu.ng


Rivers State University (RSU)

Rivers State University is a State University located at Private Mailbox 5080, Nkpoku Oroworukwo Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria and established in 1980 Origins date back to 1972 | Official Website: rsu.edu.ng


Salem University, Lokoja Kogi State

Salem University is a Private University located at Lokoja in Kogi State, Nigeria and established in 2007 | Official Website: salemuniversity.edu.ng


Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina (UMYU)

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University is a State University located at Dutsinma Road Katsina in Katsina State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: umyu.edu.ng


Osun State University, Osogbo (UNIOSUN)

Osun State University is a State University located at Oke Baale; PMB 4494 Oshogbo in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: uniosun.edu.ng


University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

University of Nigeria, Nsukka is a Federal University located at Innovation Centre, University of Nigeria Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria and established in 1960 | Official Website: unn.edu.ng


University of Uyo (UNIUYO)

University of Uyo is a Federal University located at Uyo in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria and established in 1991 | Official Website: uniuyo.edu.ng


Western Delta University, Oghara (WDU)

Western Delta University is a Private University located at Oghara in Delta State, Nigeria and established in 2007 | Official Website: wdu.edu.ng


Yobe State University, Damaturu (YSU)

Yobe State University is a State University located at Km 7, Gujba Road; PMB 1144 Damaturu in Yobe State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: ysu.edu.ng


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