Accredited Colleges of Education in Nigeria | 2021 List

If you want to get a Nigerian certificate in education, NCE in a well-recognized college of education, I will advise you to choose any of the following colleges.

Yes, there are higher institutions in Nigeria ranging from universities, polytechnics, colleges of educations? Yes, Nigeria has them all and in abundance. But, we will be focusing on the college of education now.

Research has it that the Nigerian educational system was only made up of universities and polytechnic. These two were there since the time that Nigeria didn’t get its independence.

Colleges of Education

On getting her independence in 1960, a new tertiary institution was introduced into the Nigerian educational system. That is the college of education that most of us are aspiring to study at today.

Unlike universities and polytechnics, colleges of education only focus on the training of quality teachers in the teaching profession to teach the upcoming leaders of tomorrow a better education.

I will start with the list of private colleges of education, followed by federal and lastly state. Let’s get started;

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Full List of Accredited Private Colleges of Education In Nigeria. 

1 Institute of Ecumenical Education, (Thinkers Corner), Enugu Enugu, Enugu State. 
2 Delar College of Education Agodi Gate, Ibadan, Oyo State 
3 City College of Education, Mararaba, Gurku Mararaba, Gurku, Nasarawa Stat 
4 Ansar-Ud-Deen College of Education, Isolo Oshodi, Isolo, Lagos State. 
5 Yewa Central College of Education, Ayetoro Ayetoro, Ogun State. 
6 OSISA Tech. Coll. of Education, Enugu Enugu, Enugu State 
7 St. Augustine Coll. of Education, Lagos Akoka, Lagos 
8 African Thinkers Community of Inquiry, Enugu Enugu, Enugu State 
9 Muftau Olanihun College of Education, Ibadan Ibadan 
10 Havard Wilson College of Education, Aba Aba, Abia State State 
11 Muhyideen College of Education, Ilorin Ilorin 
12 College of Education, Offa Offa, Kwara State 
13 Bauchi Institute of Arabic & Islamic Studies, Bauchi Bauchi 
14 Corner Stone College of Education, Lagos Unilag, Lagos 
15 Peaceland College of Education, Enugu Enugu 
16 The College of Education, Nsukka Enugu 
17 Unity College of Education, Auka Adoka, Benue Otikpo 
19 Kinsey College of Education, Ilorin, Kwara State Ilorin 
20 ECWA College of Education, Jos (ECOEJ) Jos


Complete List of Govt Approve Federal Colleges of Education In Nigeria 

1 Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba Asaba, Delta State. 
2 Federal College of Education, Kano Kano City, Kano State. 
3 Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo Oyo, Oyo State. 
4 Federal College of Education, Abeokuta Abeokuta, Ogun State 
5 Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu Eha Amufu, Enugu State. 
6 Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe Gombe, Gombe State. 
7 Federal College of Education, Kontagora Kontagora, Niger State. 
8 Federal College of Education, Okene Okene, Kogi State. 
9 Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku OMoku, Rivers State. 
10 Federal College of Education (Tech), Potiskum Potiskum, Yobe State 
11 Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri Owerri, Imo State. 
12 Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka Akoka, Lagos State. 
13 Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi Bichi, Kano State 
14 Federal College of Education (Technical), Gusau Gusau, Zamfara State. 
15 Federal College of Education, Katsina Katsina, Katsina State. 
16 Federal College of Education, Obudu Obudu, Cross River State. 
17 Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo Ondo, Ondo State. 
18 Federal College of Education, Pankshin Pankshin, Plateau State. 
19 Federal College of Education, Yola Yola, Adamawa State. 
20 Federal College of Education, Zaria10. Zaria, Kaduna State. 
21 Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE), Ilorin Ilorin, Kwara State. 
22 Federal College of Education (T), Umunze Umunze 

Full List of Certified State Colleges of Education In Nigeria 

1 College of Education, Gindiri Gindiri, Plateau State. 
2 Adamawa State College of Education, Hong Yola, Adamawa State. 
3 Tai Solarin College of Education, Ijebu-Ode Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. 
4 College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State. 
5 Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo Ikwo, Ebonyi State. 
6 College of Education, Warri Edjeba Road, Warri, Delta State 
7 FCT College of Education, Zuba Zuba, Garki, FCT Abuja. 
8 Osisatech College of Education, Enugu Enugu, Enugu State. 
9 Nasarrawa State College of Education, Akwanga Akwanga, Nassarawa State. 
10 Isa Kaita College of Education, Dutsin-Ma Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State. 
11 College of Education, Ekiadolor-Benin Ekiadolor-Benin, Edo State 
12 College of Education, Gashua, Damaturu Gashua, Yobe state. 
13 Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan-Waya, Kafanchan Kafanchan, Kaduna State. 
14 Osun State College of Education, Ilesa Ilesa, Osun State. 
15 Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin Ilorin, Kwara State. 
16 Kwara State College of Education Oro, Kwara State. 
17 College of Education, katsina-Ala Katsina-Ala, Benue State. 
18 Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Kano Kumbotso, Kano State. 
19 College of Education (Technical), Lafiagi Lafiagi, Kwara State. 
20 Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe Nsugbe, Anambra State. 
21 Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto/Ijanikin Otto/Ijanikin, Lagos State. 
22 Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED), Oyo Oyo, Oyo State. 
23 College of Education, Waka BIU Waka BIU, Borno State. 
24 St. Augustine College of Education (Project Time), Lagos Yaba, Lagos State. 
25 Delta State College of Education, Agbor Agbor, Delta State 
26 Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afahansit Afahansit, Akwa Ibom State. 
27 Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa Ankpa, Kogi State. 
28 Adamu Augie College of Education, Argungu Argungu, Kebbi State. 
29 College of Education, Azare Azare, Bauchi State 
30 Umar Ibn Ibrahim El-Kanemi College of Education, Science and Technology, Bama Bama, Borno State. 
31 College of Education, Jalingo Jalingo, Taraba State. 
32 Zamfara State College of Education, Maru Maru, Zamfara State. 
33 Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel Gumel, Jigawa State. 
34 Niger State College of Education, Minna Minna, Niger State. 
35 Rivers College of Education, Rumuolumeni Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. 
36 Shehu shagari College of Education, Sokoto Sokoto, Sokoto State. 
37 Jama’Atu College of Education (JACE), Kaduna Kaduna, Kaduna State. 
38 College of Education, Arochukwu, Abia Arochukwu Abia State 
39 College of Education, Ila-Orangun, Osun State Ila-Orangun, Osun State 
40 Michael Otedola Coll. of Prim. Education, Lagos Noforija-Epe Lagos 
41 Kashim Ibrahim College of Educ., Maiduguri   
42 Delta State Coll. of Physical Education, Mosogar Mosogar, Sapele, Delta State 
43 Enugu State Coll. of Education (T), Enugu Abakaliki Road, Enugu State 
44 Cross River State Coll. of Education, Akampa Akampa, Calabar, Cross River S 
45 Edo State College of Education, Igueben Igueben, Edo State 
46 Isaac Jasper Boro COE, Sagbama Sagbama, Yenogoa, Bayelsa State 
47 Kogi State College of Education, Kabba Kabba, Kogi State 


Now that you have seen the complete list of colleges of education in Nigeria and their locations in different states, I strongly believe that you will be able to make the right choice when choosing a college of education to run your NCE program.

However, if there is a new college of education in your state or locality that we’ve not stated here, you can use the comment section below to inform us, and we will update it ASAP. Thanks

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