All Universities in Imo State
How many Universities are in Imo state is a reoccurring query among students.
In this post we bring to you our readers the list of federal, state and private universities in Imo state. Imo state in southeast Nigeria is one of the top performing states in education in Nigeria.
The number of universities in Imo state currently stood at five (5) this includes both federal, state and private universities.
The universities in Imo state are scattered across the state unlike what obtain in other Nigerian states where universities are clustered at the state capital.
In southeast, Imo state has the highest number of state government owned universities.
We hope students find this write up worthy and important as it will help direct them on government approved and accredited universities in Imo state. Below is the list of universities in Imo state.
Federal University in Imo State
Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Federal University in Imo state is a special type of university.
It is university of technology and maiden one in southeast and southsouth Nigeria.
The university is the only federal government owned university in Nigeria.
It was established in 1980 and popularly called FUTO.
State Universities in Imo State
Imo State University (IMSU)
Imo State University popularly called IMSU is one of the state government owned universities in Imo state.
The institution was founded in 1981 and is located in Owerri the state capital.
Eastern Palm University
Eastern Palm University is Imo state government owned university established in 2016 and opened in 2017. The university is located at Igboko, Imo state.
Private Universities in Imo State
Claretian University, Nekede
Claretian University, Nekede is private owned university owned by Claretian missionaries society.
The university was founded in 2023 and has some of its courses accredited and approved by NUC.
Maranathan University, Mgbidi
This is another christian private owned university located at Mgbidi town in Imo state.
The private university is NUC approved and offer undergraduate academic courses.
Hezekiah University, Umudi
Hezekiah University, Umudi was established in 2015 and is christian private owned university.
It is popularly called UNIHEZ. The university offer accredited diverse undergraduate programmes.
The institution is located at Umudi, Imo state.