Top 10 Church-Owned Universities In Nigeria
Church-owned institutions are perhaps the most popular private universities in Nigeria. If you intend to study at any of them, here are the top 10 church-owned universities.
Faith-based institutions may contain policies that are meant to conform students to the teachings of the religion that created them, but we truly can’t ignore the reality that some such schools are properly set up.
Since the founding of the first private university in Nigeria in 1999, church-owned academic institutions have slowly become a force to reckon with in the Nigerian education sector.
Students at church-owned colleges in Nigeria have never had any need to complain about poor infrastructure, student unrest, and constant strike activities like their peers in other schools.
This is why some parents who can pay the fees opt to send their children to church-owned colleges in the nation. Here are the top 10 church-owned universities in Nigeria and their school fees.
Top 10 Church-Owned Universities In Nigeria
Covenant University was created by Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide. The University was created in 2002 and it is situated in Ota, Ogun state.
Like any other private higher school, Covenant University may be pricey but its alumni are thought to be top-notch.
The tuition rates of this university vary from N817,500 to N882,500 according to information on the school website.
Founded by Dr. David O. Oyedepo, the founder of Covenant University, this institution is the second in the chain of seven institutions to be created by the Man of God.
Bowen University is owned and maintained by the Nigerian Baptist Convention. The institution is headquartered in Iwo, Osun State, and costs between N535,000 to N1,725,000. It was formed in 2002.
Redeemer’s University is one of the leading faith-based tertiary institutions in Nigeria. It was formed in 2005 by the General Overseer of the Redeemed Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye in Ede, Osun state.
The institution charges between N 563,000 to N823,000.
Joseph Ayo Babalola Institution
JABU as this university is commonly nicknamed was founded in 2006 by the Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide. The university is situated in Ikeji-Arakeji in Osun State. The university’s tuition cost ranges from N220,000 to N800,00.
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Established on 10 May 1999 in Okija, Anambra State, Madonna University is a private Catholic college created by Father Edeh.
According to the material on the school website, tuition rates vary from N202,500 to N 925,000 depending on the subject.
Mountain Top University
Established in 2015 by Dr. DK Olukoya, the founder and General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire Ministry, a Pentecostal Christian organization, Mountain Top University is situated near Makogi Oba, Ogun State. The tuition fee is N520,000 per semester.
Ajayi Crowther University
Founded in 2005, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo was created by the Supra Diocesan Board (West) of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion).
The University originated as CMS Training Institution in Abeokuta in 1853 after which it was transferred to Lagos in March 1896.
Today, the university named after the first African Anglican bishop in Nigeria, Samuel Ajayi Crowther is one of the famous faith-based postsecondary institutions in Nigeria and its fees vary from N195,600 to N670,000.
This university was founded by the Seventh Day Adventist Church in 1959 as the Adventist College of West Africa (ACWA). It was accredited in 1999.
The school is located in Ilishan Remo, Ogun State. Depending on the program, the tuition charge is between N600,000 and N992,300.
Landmark University is a Private Christian University, associated with Living Faith Church Worldwide and situated in Omu-Aran Kwara State.
Landmark University is targeted at boosting the agricultural sector of Nigeria and Africa at large and this is why agriculture-related courses have been declared tuition-free by the founder of the institution.
Founded in 2005 by Paul Akazue, Crawford University is a private Christian University operated by the Apostolic Faith Mission. Crawford’s tuition is from N400,000 to N6,000,000.
That was our list of the Top 10 Church Owned Universities In Nigeria. We hope you found the information you were looking for.