List of Universities in Rivers State

Rivers State federal, state and private universities.

Six universities exist in Rivers State, of which one belongs to the federal government, two belong to the state government while three are privately-owned.

Below is the list of NUC approved Federal, state and private universities in Rivers State.

Universities in Rivers State


  • University of Port-Harcourt


  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumeni
  • River State University


  • Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  • Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State
  • PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt