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.

1Federal College of Education, Kano Kano, Kano state1961
2Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo Oyo, Oyo state1977
3Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba Asaba, Delta state1987
4Adeyemi College of EducationOndo, Ondo state1964
5Federal College of Education, OkeneOkene, Kogi state1974
6Federal College of Education, Eha-AmufuEha-Amufu, Enugu state1981
7Federal College of Education (Technical), GombeGombe, Gombe state1977
8Federal College of Education, KontagoraKontagora, Minna, Niger state1958
9Federal College of Education (Technical), OmokuOmoku, Rivers state1989
10Federal College of Education, PankshinPankshin, Plateau state1974
11Federal College of Education, ZariaZaria, Kaduna state1962
12Alvan Ikoku Federal College of EducationOwerri, Imo state1963
13Federal College of Education (Technical), Potiskum Potiskum, Yobe state1976
14Federal College of Education, Yola Yola, Adamawa state1974
15Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau Gusau, Zamfara state1990
16Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka Akoka, Lagos state1967
17Federal College of Education, Katsina Katsina, Katsina state1976
18Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi Bichi, Kano state1987
19Federal College of Education, ObuduObudu, Cross River state1983
20Federal College of Education (Technical), UmunzeUmunze, Anambra state1989
21Federal College of Education, AbeokutaAbeokuta, Ogun state1976
22Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE), IlorinIlorin, Kwara state1970
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:

1Abia State College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu, Abia state1993
2Adamawa State College of Education Hong, Adamawa state1970
3Adamu Augie College of Education Argungu, Kebbi state
4Adamu Tafawa Balewa College of Education Kangere, 2014
5Adeniran Ogunsanya College of EducationOto-Awori, Lagos State 1958
6Akwa Ibom State College of Education  Afaha Nsit, Akwa-Ibom state1990
7College of Education, Akwanga Akwanga, Nasarawa state1976
8College Of Education, Akamkpa Akamkpa, Cross River state2008
9College of Education and Legal Studies, Nguru Nguru, Yobe state2000
10Bilyaminu Othman College of Education Dass, Bauchi state2013
11Aminu Saleh College of Education Azare, Bauchi state1977
12College of Education, BilliriBilliri, Gombe state2012
13College of Education, Waka-Biu Biu, Borno state1986
14College of Education, Oju Oju, Benue state1993
15College of Education, Katsina-Ala Katsina-Ala, Katsina state1976
16College Of Education, Lanlate Lanlate, Oyo state1982
17College of Education, Gindiri Gindiri, Magu, Plateaus state1980
18College of Education, Ekiadolor Ekiadolor, Iyaro, Benin City1979
19College of Education, WarriWarri, Delta state1980
20Ebonyi State College of EducationIsu, Ebonyi state2001
21Edo State College of Education Igueben, Edo state1980
22Enugu State College of Education (Technical)Enugu, Enugu state2006
23FCT College of EducationZuba, FCT1996
24Jigawa State College of Education and Legal Studies Ringim, Jigawa state1992
25Jigawa State College of Education Gumel, Jigawa state1976
26Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education Sagbama, Bayelsa state2012
27Isa Kaita College of Education Sagbama, Bayelsa1991
28Imo State College of Education  Ihitte-Uboma, Imo State2010
29Kaduna State College of Education Kafanchan, Kaduna state1977
30Kashim Ibrahim College of Education Maiduguri, Borno state1977
31Kogi State College of EducationAnkpa, Kogi state1981
32Kogi State College of Education (Technical)Kabba, Kogi state1974—–
33Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin Ilorin, Kwara state1974
34Kwara State College of Education (Technical), Lafiagi Lafiagi, Kwara state1974
35Kwara State College of Education, OroOro, Kwara state1976
36Michael Otedola College of Primary Education NOFORIJA, EPE, Lagos state1994
37Mohammed Goni College of Legal and Islamic StudiesMaiduguri, Borno state1981
38Moje College Of Education Erin-Ile2017
39Niger State College of EducationMinna, Niger stateNovember 1st, 1975
40Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe, Anambra State1976
41Osun State College of Education Ilesa, Osun state25th September, 1979
42Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education Kumbotso, Kano state1978
43Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Sokoto state1970
44Umar Ibn Ibrahim El Kanemi College of Science and TechnologyBAMA, Borno state1976
45Umar Suleiman College of Education Gashua, Yobe State,1986
46Yusuf Bala Usman College of Legal and General Studies Daura, Katsina state1928
47Zamfara State College Of Education Maru, Zamfara state2000

14 private colleges of education in Nigeria

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

1Piaget College of Education2015Abeokuta, Ogun state
2St. Augustine College of Education1971Akoka, Lagos state
3Our Saviour Institute of Science and Technology1989Enugu, Enugu state
4Delar College of Education1990Ibadan, Oyo state—–
5Yewa Central College of Education2004Ayetero, Ogun state
6Institute of Ecumenical Education, (Thinkers Corner)1990Enugu, Enugu state
7Ansar-Ud-Deen College of Education1953Enugu, Enugu state
8African Thinkers Community of Inquiry College of Education1990Isoro, Lagos state—–
9City College of Education, Mararaba—–Mararaba Gurku, Nasarawa state
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 state
14Nana Aishat Memorial College of Education2009 Ilorin, Kwara state ——-


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