History of Nile University

A Private University located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria.
  • 2009

    The University was established to provide high-quality tertiary education for the country’s ever-increasing number of secondary school leavers.


    At the time of formation, Nile University had three faculties (Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, and Natural & Applied Sciences) and 93 students.


    As the University grew and thrived over the following years, the need to provide its high-quality instruction at a higher level became increasingly apparent.

  • 2014

    Nile University established its School of Postgraduate Studies.
  • 2020

    Nile University joined the Honoris United Universities network, the first and largest pan-African private higher education network.
  • today

    Nile University has over 9,000 students (undergraduate and postgraduate), 43 undergraduate programs across eight faculties, and 53 postgraduate programs across five faculties.