List of all colleges of education in Nigeria (step by step explanations)

list of all colleges of education in Nigeria

Being the best centre of education, Nigeria hosts different tertiary institutions which offers professional certificate to the qualified students. Today, I am going to list to you all colleges of education located in Nigeria, their location, website address, how to study in any College of education in Nigeria and lots more.

College of Education, popularly known as COE, is a tertiary institution in Nigeria that rewards qualified students with an NCE certificate after completing their academic session for three years in the school.

After gaining an NCE certificate from any approved and recognized college of education in Nigeria, student can then decide to study his/her next education in any university for gaining degree certificate if he/she wishes.

Meanwhile, any student who has studied in college of education and has successfully gained an NCE certificate would be admitted straight to two hundred level in university on direct entry basis.

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As you may know, everything in Nigeria is classified into three parts and they are Federal government, state government (public sector) and private sector. That is, here in Nigeria, we have Federal College of Education, State College of Education and Private College of Education and the good news is they reward the same certificate (NCE) to their students.

In this article, I will break down for you all colleges of education in Nigeria sector by sector. Please stay tuned and let’s continue.

Presently, there are two hundred and five (205) approved and accredited colleges of education in Nigeria across every state in the country. Now, we’re going to show their name, their address and their website address to you step by step in case you may want to know more about them.

List of all 205 approved colleges of education in Nigeria

The Nigerian educational agency that is responsible for newly founded or supervision of every colleges of education in Nigeria is National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE).

It was established by Decree (now Act) 13 of 17th January, 1989 (Amended Act 12 of 1993) as a completion of tripod of excellence in the supervision of higher college of education in the country. For more information, please visit their website.

  • Federal College of Education  23
  • State College of Education  47
  • Private College of Education  14

List of all federal colleges of education in Nigeria

Now, the name of all 23 approved federal government owned college of education in Nigeria are shown below with their respective location, year of establishment, website address (url) and location for you to have more information about them.

S/NNAME OF INSTITUTIONLOCATIONYEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT WEBSITE
1Federal College of Education, Kano Kano, Kano state1961https://fcekano.edu.ng/
2Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo Oyo, Oyo state1977https://fcesoyo.edu.ng/
3Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba Asaba, Delta state1987https://www.fcetasaba.edu.ng/
4Adeyemi College of EducationOndo, Ondo state1964https://aceondo.edu.ng/
5Federal College of Education, OkeneOkene, Kogi state1974https://fceokene.edu.ng/
6Federal College of Education, Eha-AmufuEha-Amufu, Enugu state1981https://fceehamufu.edu.ng/
7Federal College of Education (Technical), GombeGombe, Gombe state1977http://fcetgombe.edu.ng/home/
8Federal College of Education, KontagoraKontagora, Minna, Niger state1958https://fcekg.edu.ng/
9Federal College of Education (Technical), OmokuOmoku, Rivers state1989https://fcetomoku.edu.ng/
10Federal College of Education, PankshinPankshin, Plateau state1974https://www.fcepkn.edu.ng/
11Federal College of Education, ZariaZaria, Kaduna state1962https://fcezaria.edu.ng/
12Alvan Ikoku Federal College of EducationOwerri, Imo state1963https://www.alvanikoku.edu.ng/
13Federal College of Education (Technical), Potiskum Potiskum, Yobe state1976https://fcetpotiskum.edu.ng/
14Federal College of Education, Yola Yola, Adamawa state1974https://www.fceyola.edu.ng/
15Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau Gusau, Zamfara state1990http://fcegusau.edu.ng/
16Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka Akoka, Lagos state1967https://fcetakoka-edu.academia.edu/
17Federal College of Education, Katsina Katsina, Katsina state1976https://fcekatsina.edu.ng/
18Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi Bichi, Kano state1987https://fcetbichi.edu.ng/
19Federal College of Education, ObuduObudu, Cross River state1983https://fceobudu.edu.ng/
20Federal College of Education (Technical), UmunzeUmunze, Anambra state1989https://fcetumunze.edu.ng/
21Federal College of Education, AbeokutaAbeokuta, Ogun state1976http://fce-abeokuta.edu.ng/
22Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE), IlorinIlorin, Kwara state1970https://nasedu.online/
23Federal College of Education, Iwo Iwo, Osun state2020——-

List of all state colleges of education in Nigeria

State colleges of education in Nigeria are more than federal colleges of education in Nigeria. Here, the number of all state colleges of education in Nigeria is while that of federal is 23.

Now, the list of all approved state colleges of education in Nigeria is shown and analyzed below step by step with their location, website address and year of their establishment:

S/NINSTITUTION NAMELOCATION ESTABLISHMENT YEAR WEBSITE
1Abia State College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu, Abia state1993https://www.asceta.edu.ng/
2Adamawa State College of Education Hong, Adamawa state1970https://www.adscoeh.edu.ng/
3Adamu Augie College of Education Argungu, Kebbi state https://www.aacoe.edu.ng/
4Adamu Tafawa Balewa College of Education Kangere, 2014https://coekangere.edu.ng/
5Adeniran Ogunsanya College of EducationOto-Awori, Lagos State 1958https://aocoed.edu.ng/
6Akwa Ibom State College of Education  Afaha Nsit, Akwa-Ibom state1990https://akscoe.edu.ng/
7College of Education, Akwanga Akwanga, Nasarawa state1976https://coeakwanga.edu.ng/
8College Of Education, Akamkpa Akamkpa, Cross River state2008
9College of Education and Legal Studies, Nguru Nguru, Yobe state2000https://coels.edu.ng/
10Bilyaminu Othman College of Education Dass, Bauchi state2013https://bocoedass.com/
11Aminu Saleh College of Education Azare, Bauchi state1977
12College of Education, BilliriBilliri, Gombe state2012https://www.billiricoe.edu.ng/
13College of Education, Waka-Biu Biu, Borno state1986
14College of Education, Oju Oju, Benue state1993https://coeoju.edu.ng/
15College of Education, Katsina-Ala Katsina-Ala, Katsina state1976https://coekatsinaala.edu.ng/
16College Of Education, Lanlate Lanlate, Oyo state1982https://coel.edu.ng/
17College of Education, Gindiri Gindiri, Magu, Plateaus state1980http://www.coeg.edu.ng/
18College of Education, Ekiadolor Ekiadolor, Iyaro, Benin City1979
19College of Education, WarriWarri, Delta state1980https://coewarri.edu.ng/
20Ebonyi State College of EducationIsu, Ebonyi state2001https://ebsu.edu.ng/history.html
21Edo State College of Education Igueben, Edo state1980https://escoe.com.ng/
22Enugu State College of Education (Technical)Enugu, Enugu state2006https://escet.edu.ng/
23FCT College of EducationZuba, FCT1996https://www.fctcoezuba.edu.ng/
24Jigawa State College of Education and Legal Studies Ringim, Jigawa state1992https://cilsringim.admissions.cloud/
25Jigawa State College of Education Gumel, Jigawa state1976https://jscoeg.academia.edu/
26Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education Sagbama, Bayelsa state2012
27Isa Kaita College of Education Sagbama, Bayelsa1991https://ikcoedm.edu.ng/
28Imo State College of Education  Ihitte-Uboma, Imo State2010https://www.imsced.edu.ng/
29Kaduna State College of Education Kafanchan, Kaduna state1977https://kscoe.edu.ng/
30Kashim Ibrahim College of Education Maiduguri, Borno state1977https://kicoemaiduguri.edu.ng/
31Kogi State College of EducationAnkpa, Kogi state1981https://kscoeankpa.edu.ng/
32Kogi State College of Education (Technical)Kabba, Kogi state1974—–
33Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin Ilorin, Kwara state1974https://www.kwcoeilorin.edu.ng/
34Kwara State College of Education (Technical), Lafiagi Lafiagi, Kwara state1974https://kwacoetl.edu.ng/
35Kwara State College of Education, OroOro, Kwara state1976https://kwcoeoro.edu.ng/
36Michael Otedola College of Primary Education NOFORIJA, EPE, Lagos state1994https://mocped.edu.ng/
37Mohammed Goni College of Legal and Islamic StudiesMaiduguri, Borno state1981https://mogcolis.academia.edu/
38Moje College Of Education Erin-Ile2017https://www.mce.edu.ng/
39Niger State College of EducationMinna, Niger stateNovember 1st, 1975https://coeminna-edu.ng/
40Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe, Anambra State1976https://www.nocen.edu.ng/
41Osun State College of Education Ilesa, Osun state25th September, 1979 https://oscoedilesa.edu.ng/history.php
42Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education Kumbotso, Kano state1978https://srcoe.edu.ng/
43Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Sokoto state1970https://sscoe.edu.ng/about-us/history/
44Umar Ibn Ibrahim El Kanemi College of Science and TechnologyBAMA, Borno state1976https://uiiecestbama.edu.ng/
45Umar Suleiman College of Education Gashua, Yobe State,1986https://www.uscoega.edu.ng/
46Yusuf Bala Usman College of Legal and General Studies Daura, Katsina state1928https://www.ybuc.edu.ng/
47Zamfara State College Of Education Maru, Zamfara state2000http://www.coemaru.com/

14 private colleges of education in Nigeria

Now, we’re going to show and discuss all approved private colleges of education in Nigeria.

S/NINSTITUTION NAMEESTABLISHMENT YEARLOCATIONWEBSITE
1Piaget College of Education2015Abeokuta, Ogun statehttps://www.eedu.com.ng/school/274
2St. Augustine College of Education1971Akoka, Lagos statehttps://staugustinecollege.edu.ng/
3Our Saviour Institute of Science and Technology1989Enugu, Enugu statehttps://osisat.edu.ng/
4Delar College of Education1990Ibadan, Oyo state—–
5Yewa Central College of Education2004Ayetero, Ogun statehttps://yewacoedu.com.ng/
6Institute of Ecumenical Education, (Thinkers Corner)1990Enugu, Enugu statehttps://www.ieceenugu.edu.ng/
7Ansar-Ud-Deen College of Education1953Enugu, Enugu statehttp://audcollege.adetschools.org/
8African Thinkers Community of Inquiry College of Education1990Isoro, Lagos state—–
9City College of Education, Mararaba—–Mararaba Gurku, Nasarawa statehttps://cce.com.ng/
10Muftau Olanihun College of Education2003Ibadan, Oyo state—–
11Havard Wilson College of Education2001Aba, Abia state——
12College of Education Offa1987Offa, Kwara state——
13Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE), Ilorin——Ilorin, Kwara statehttps://nasedu.online/
14Nana Aishat Memorial College of Education2009 Ilorin, Kwara state ——-

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