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List of Colleges of Education in Nigeria 2024

Do aspire to know the number of colleges of education in Nigeria? of course, there are many of them distributed across Nigeria. In this guide, you will discover the list of colleges of education in Nigeria with their respective address or location.

A college of education is an institution where teachers are trained or a professional training college for teachers.

Unfortunately, a lot of people tend to look down on graduates of colleges of education in Nigeria considering the fact that the certificate (NCE) is less in terms of qualification than that of a degree.

Nevertheless, the relevance of colleges of education in Nigeria shouldn’t the undermined. Graduates from colleges of education often times perform better academically than those with degrees ( No disrespect to degree holders).

The overall structure of Nigeria’s education system encompasses three different sectors: basic education (nine years), post-basic/senior secondary education (three years), and tertiary education (four to six years, depending on the program of study).

Colleges of education basically train students to become professional teachers in the field of education. Although the situation of Nigeria currently doesn’t relegate one to end up in the teaching field alone, you can answer explore other areas or professions.

List of Colleges of Education in Nigeria

Below, you will discover a comprehensive list of colleges of education in Nigeria with their respective location.

The list below includes both private and government-owned.

Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria

Altogether, we have about 22 Federal colleges of education in Nigeria.

S/N Federal College of Education Location
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

State Colleges of Education in Nigeria

47 State colleges of Education are present in Nigeria.

S/N State Colleges of Education Locatiion
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 Stat
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 Stat
47 Kogi State College of Education, Kabba

Private  Colleges of Education in Nigeria

We have 20 private colleges of Education in Nigeria

S/N Private Colleges of Education in Nigeria Location
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 CornerStone 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

So How Many Colleges of Education are in Nigeria

From the list above, we have 22 Federal colleges of education, 47 State colleges of Education and 20 Private Colleges of education.

So all together, we have about 89 colleges of education in Nigeria

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In conclusion, Colleges of education offers an opportunity for students who ould not obtain admissions into universities and polytechnics. I hope this informational piece has surely provided you with a full list of colleges of education in Nigeria and where they are located in Nigeria.

Benjamin Targba

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