Accredited Higher Institutions in Akwa Ibom State.

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The list of accredited higher institutions in Akwa Ibom here contains all federal, state and  private universities,  federal, state and  private polytechnics, and federal, state and  private colleges of education in Akwa-Ibom State.
Higher Institutions in Akwa Ibom State

There are nineteen accredited higher institutions in Akwa Ibom State. Four universities exist in Akwa Ibom State, of which one belongs to the federal government, one belongs to the state government while two are privately-owned. There are nine Polytechnics and six colleges of education in Akwa Ibom State. Read on….

Accredited Higher Institutions in Akwa Ibom State.

There are four universities [Accredited Higher Institutions in Akwa Ibom ],  one of which belongs to the federal government, one belongs to the state government while two are privately-owned.

  • 1. University of Uyo.

University of Uyo is one of the accredited higher institutions in Akwa Ibom owned by federal government located in the capital of Akwa Ibom State, the University was formerly called the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS).

University of Uyo was established as a federal university by the federal government of Nigeria on October 1st, 1991 and it was changed to its current name. The university commenced academic activities during the 1991/92 academic session.

  • 2. Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden.

Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden is also one of the accredited higher institutions in Akwa Ibom owned by State government.

The university was conceived and funded by the government of Akwa Ibom State. Pioneer students started lectures at the university in the 2010/2011 academic year.

The university was founded with the aim of uniting people with a passion to constantly seek knowledge that addresses issues of practical development in Nigeria.

  • 3. Obong University, Obong Ntak.

Obong University, Obong Ntak  is privately owned.  The university is associated with the Churches of Christ and is a four-year private university that is situated in Obong Ntak.

The University was founded in 1997 and was known as the African College of Management and the University of Africa respectively.

The University has a close relationship with Obong Christian School which was established in 1986 and sponsored by the congregation of Christians at Mt. Morris, Michigan.

  • 4. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom.

Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom is a private University Established in 2015, the university is an Entrepreneurship university with the motto “Knowledge for Development”.

The location of the university is Umuahia Road, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State.

Polytechnics (Accredited Higher Institutions in Akwa Ibom)

There are nine Polytechnics in Akwa Ibom State,  one of which belongs to the federal government, two belongs to the state government while six are privately-owned.

  • Uyo City Polytechnic, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State (Privately Owned).
  • Trinity Polytechnic Uyo (Privately Owned).
  • Sure Foundation Polytechnic, Ikot Akai, Ukanafun LGA (Privately Owned).
  • Heritage Polytechnic, Ikot Udota, Eket LGA (Privately Owned).
  • Foundation College of Technology (Innovation Polytechnic) (Privately Owned).
  • Southern Atlantic Polytechnic (Privately Owned).
  • Federal Polytechnic Ukana, Akwa Ibom State (Federal Owned).
  • Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua, Ikot -Ekpene (StateOwned).
  • Akwa Ibom State College of Art & Science, Nung Ukim (State Owned).
List of Colleges of Education in Akwa Ibom state.

Looking for Colleges Of Education in Akwa Ibom state below are the list of Colleges Of Education

  • National Teachers Institute Study Centre
  • College Of Arts And Science
  • Nigerian Homeopathic Medical College And Hospital
  • Foundation College Of Technology
  • Akwa Ibom State College Of Arts And Science
  • Eithomp College Of Technologies
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