Lists Of Worst Universities In Nigeria(Updated)

Worst Universities In Nigeria

In this article we will be discussing the worst universities in Nigeria, this could serve as an eye-opener for aspiring Jamb students to know which school to choose when registering for Jamb.

The top 10 worst universities in Nigeria list is by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Many of these Universities might not be that bad but no one wants to study in a University where most of its courses are not accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Which are the worst universities in Nigeria?  Eastern Palm University is the lowest and worst university to study in Nigeria.

 Top 10 Worst Universities In Nigeria

1) Eastern Palm University

Even though Eastern Palm University was established by the former governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha in 2016, NUC still terms Eastern Palm University one of the worst universities in Nigeria.

Its teaching structure is very poor, here are lists of courses offered by EPU but the sad news is that most of these courses listed below are not yet accredited by NUC.

Courses / Departments in EPU

Accountancy / Accounting
Animal and Environmental Biology
Banking and Finance
Banking and Finance
Business Administration
Business Management
Computer Science
Education and Biology
Education and Chemistry
Education and Computer Science
Education and Economics
Education and English Language
Education and Mathematics
Education and Physics
Education and Political Science
English and Literary Studies
Estate Management
History and International Studies
Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
Physics Electronics
Plant Science and Biotechnology
Political Science
Public Administration
Religious Studies



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2) Eko Medical and Health Sciences University

Eko Medical and Health Sciences University is second on the list of the worst universities in Nigeria with most of its courses not accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Even though Eko Medical and Health Sciences University is among the worst schools to study in Nigeria, it still has some credited courses.

below is the list of courses offered by Eko Medical and Health Sciences University

Faculty of Science




Introduction to Medicine


Computer Studies

Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences




General Studies (GNS)

Faculty of Clinical Sciences



Clinic Pathology

Community Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynaecology



Haematology & Blood Transfusion

3) Spiritan University, Nneochi

Due to its substandard teaching technique and lack of sufficient learning equipment in Nigeria,  Spiritan Univerisity (SUN) happens to be among the worst universities in Nigeria.

As a University, Spiritan University Nneochi (SUN) commenced academic activities in the 2018/2019 academic Session, with fifteen (15) departments/programs in the Faculties of Natural & Applied Sciences, Arts, Management, and Social Sciences.

According to National Universities Commission (NUC), most of its courses are yet to be accredited.

4) Hezekiah University

Fourth on our list of the worst universities in Nigeria to avoid as a Jamb aspirant goes Hezekiah University located in Umudi, Nkwerre Imo State, Nigeria.

Established as a private university in May 2015, Hezekiah University has not done much to improve its standard of teaching as it’s still under the umbrella of NUC’s worst universities in Nigeria.

5) Dominican University

Dominican university founded in 2016, located in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria is fifth on the list of the worst universities in Nigeria.

Dominican University has lots of great courses they offer and is also easy to get but unfortunately, NUC listed them as one of the worst universities in Nigeria due to it having very less courses accredited.

6) Clifford University

If you are a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church then getting admission into the school won’t be a problem, the only bad news is that they are among the worst university to study in Nigeria due to its lack of accredited courses and proper teaching standards according to NUC.

Clifford University which is Located in Ihie, Abia State, Nigeria,  is a public research university and also one of the world’s largest Christian education systems.

7) Skyline University

Since 2018 when Skyline university was established it could only boast three primary faculties. Maybe later in the future, they will improve but for now, they are among the worst universities to study in Nigeria.

8) Kwarafa University

Kwarafa University which is located in Wukari, Taraba State Nigeria is also among the worst universities in Nigeria why? well, they have very few courses offered in this school what is the point of attending a university that doesn’t have varieties of courses to choose from.

Here is the list of a few courses offered by Kwarafa University

Business Administration
Mass Communication
Computer science
Political Science and International Studies
Public Administration
Educational Management
Guidance and Counselling
Human Kinetics and Health Education.

9) Christopher University

Christopher University is a private university located in Ogun state, specifically in the town of Mowe, was granted accreditation by the National University Commission (NUC) and a license on March 5, 2016, It is noted to be among the list of Nigeria’s worst universities due to its unpopularity and few courses offered.

10) Crown Hill University

last on this list is non-other than Crown Hill University which is located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

Currently, the University is divided into two faculties, home to a wide range of departments and courses.

These are lists of Nigeria’s worst universities, please note this list is subject to change pending the development of each school listed here.