List of Colleges of Education in Nigeria 2022

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.

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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/NFederal College of EducationLocation
1Federal College of Education (Technical), AsabaAsaba, Delta State.
2Federal College of Education, KanoKano City, Kano State.
3Federal College of Education (Special), OyoOyo, Oyo State.
4Federal College of Education, AbeokutaAbeokuta, Ogun State
5Federal College of Education, Eha-AmufuEha Amufu, Enugu State.
6Federal College of Education (Technical), GombeGombe, Gombe State.
7Federal College of Education, KontagoraKontagora, Niger State.
8Federal College of Education, OkeneOkene, Kogi State.
9Federal College of Education (Technical), OmokuOMoku, Rivers State.
10Federal College of Education (Tech), PotiskumPotiskum, Yobe State
11Alvan Ikoku College of Education, OwerriOwerri, Imo State.
12Federal College of Education (Technical), AkokaAkoka, Lagos State.
13Federal College of Education (Technical), BichiBichi, Kano State
14Federal College of Education (Technical), GusauGusau, Zamfara State.
15Federal College of Education, KatsinaKatsina, Katsina State.
16Federal College of Education, ObuduObudu, Cross River State.
17Adeyemi College of Education, OndoOndo, Ondo State.
18Federal College of Education, PankshinPankshin, Plateau State.
19Federal College of Education, YolaYola, Adamawa State.
20Federal College of Education, Zaria10.Zaria, Kaduna State.
21Nigerian Army School of Education (NASE), IlorinIlorin, Kwara State.
22Federal College of Education (T), UmunzeUmunze

State Colleges of Education in Nigeria

47 State colleges of Education are present in Nigeria.

S/NState Colleges of EducationLocatiion
1College of Education, GindiriGindiri, Plateau State.
2Adamawa State College of Education, HongYola, Adamawa State.
3Tai Solarin College of Education, Ijebu-OdeIjebu-Ode, Ogun State.
4College of Education, Ikere-EkitiIkere-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
5Ebonyi State College of Education, IkwoIkwo, Ebonyi State.
6College of Education, WarriEdjeba Road, Warri, Delta Stat
7FCT College of Education, ZubaZuba, Garki, FCT Abuja.
8Osisatech College of Education, EnuguEnugu, Enugu State.
9Nasarrawa State College of Education, AkwangaAkwanga, Nassarawa State.
10Isa Kaita College of Education, Dutsin-MaDutsin-Ma, Katsina State.
11College of Education, Ekiadolor-BeninEkiadolor-Benin, Edo State
12College of Education, Gashua, DamaturuGashua, Yobe state.
13Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan-Waya, KafanchanKafanchan, Kaduna State.
14Osun State College of Education, IlesaIlesa, Osun State.
15Kwara State College of Education, IlorinIlorin, Kwara State.
16Kwara State College of EducationOro, Kwara State.
17College of Education, katsina-AlaKatsina-Ala, Benue State.
18Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, KanoKumbotso, Kano State.
19College of Education (Technical), LafiagiLafiagi, Kwara State.
20Nwafor Orizu College of Education, NsugbeNsugbe, Anambra State.
21Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto/IjanikinOtto/Ijanikin, Lagos State.
22Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED), OyoOyo, Oyo State.
23College of Education, Waka BIUWaka BIU, Borno State.
24St. Augustine College of Education (Project Time), LagosYaba, Lagos State.
25Delta State College of Education, AgborAgbor, Delta State
26Akwa Ibom State College of Education, AfahansitAfahansit, Akwa Ibom State.
27Kogi State College of Education, AnkpaAnkpa, Kogi state.
28Adamu Augie College of Education, ArgunguArgungu, Kebbi State.
29College of Education, AzareAzare, Bauchi State
30Umar Ibn Ibrahim El-Kanemi College of Education, Science and Technology, BamaBama, Borno State.
31College of Education, JalingoJalingo, Taraba State.
32Zamfara State College of Education, MaruMaru, Zamfara State.
33Jigawa State College of Education, GumelGumel, Jigawa State.
34Niger State College of Education, MinnaMinna, Niger State.
35Rivers College of Education, RumuolumeniPort-harcourt, Rivers State.
36Shehu shagari College of Education, SokotoSokoto, Sokoto State.
37Jama’Atu College of Education (JACE), KadunaKaduna, Kaduna State.
38College of Education, Arochukwu, AbiaArochukwu Abia State
39College of Education, Ila-Orangun, Osun StateIla-Orangun, Osun State
40Michael Otedola Coll. of Prim. Education, LagosNoforija-Epe Lagos
41Kashim Ibrahim College of Educ., Maiduguri
42Delta State Coll. of Physical Education, MosogarMosogar, Sapele, Delta State
43Enugu State Coll. of Education (T), EnuguAbakaliki Road, Enugu State
44Cross River State Coll. of Education, AkampaAkampa, Calabar, Cross River S
45Edo State College of Education, IguebenIgueben, Edo State
46Isaac Jasper Boro COE, SagbamaSagbama, Yenogoa, Bayelsa Stat
47Kogi State College of Education, Kabba

Private  Colleges of Education in Nigeria

We have 20 private colleges of Education in Nigeria

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S/NPrivate Colleges of Education in NigeriaLocation
1Institute of Ecumenical Education, (Thinkers Corner), EnuguEnugu, Enugu State.
2Delar College of EducationAgodi Gate, Ibadan, Oyo State
3City College of Education, Mararaba, GurkuMararaba, Gurku, Nasarawa Stat
4Ansar-Ud-Deen College of Education, IsoloOshodi, Isolo, Lagos State.
5Yewa Central College of Education, AyetoroAyetoro, Ogun State.
6OSISA Tech. Coll. of Education, EnuguEnugu, Enugu State
7St. Augustine Coll. of Education, LagosAkoka, Lagos
8African Thinkers Community of Inquiry, EnuguEnugu, Enugu State
9Muftau Olanihun College of Education, IbadanIbadan
10Havard Wilson College of Education, AbaAba, Abia State State
11Muhyideen College of Education, IlorinIlorin
12College of Education, OffaOffa, Kwara State
13Bauchi Institute of Arabic & Islamic Studies, BauchiBauchi
14CornerStone College of Education, LagosUnilag, Lagos
15Peaceland College of Education, EnuguEnugu
16The College of Education, NsukkaEnugu
17Unity College of Education, Auka Adoka, BenueOtikpo
18DIAMOND COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ABAAba
19Kinsey College of Education, Ilorin, Kwara StateIlorin
20ECWA 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

Conclusion:

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.

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