Complete List of Universities in Nigeria That Offer Theatre Arts

Do you have a passion for arts specifically performing arts? Do you want to study theatre arts at the university level? If yes, you are right on track with this article, we have curated a comprehensive list of all the Nigerian universities that offer theatre arts, you only need to go through the list and make your choice.

Theatre arts can be found under the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in most Nigeria Universities. Students who study theatre arts explore course topics like Playwriting, Directing, Acting Voice and Speech, Design and Technical Theatre, Dance and Choreography, and Theories of theatre arts. The career prospects of a theatre arts graduate are quite vast.  A theatre arts graduate can go on to become a screenwriter, an actor, a director, a choreographer, etc. In fact, a lot of our favorite actors and actresses studied this course at the university, studying this course at the university is not a bad choice after all.

If you are interested in this list, read below. Note that this list includes Federal, State, and Private owned universities across Nigeria

List of Universities in Nigeria That Offer Theatre Arts

  1. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Kaduna State
  2. University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)
  3. University of Benin (UNIBEN) Benin City, Edo State
  4. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) Delta State
  5. Kaduna State University (KASU), Kaduna, Kaduna State
  6. Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo Lagos State
  7. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife Osun State
  8. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  9. Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko (AAUA Onod State
  10. Ajayi Crowther University Oyo, Oyo State
  11. Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Ikot-Akpaden Akwa Ibom State
  12. Elizade University Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  13. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Ilorin Kwara State
  14. Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Ilorin Kwara State
  15. Lead City University (LCITY) Ibadan, Oyo State
  16. Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State
  17. Afe Babalola University Ado (ABUAD), Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
  18. University of Jos (UNIJOS) Plateau State
  19. Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU), Plateau State
  20. Kogi State University Anyigba (KSU), Kogi State
  21. University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan Oyo State
  22. Federal University of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State
  23. University of Uyo (UNIUYO) Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
  24. University of Calabar (UNICAL), Calabar Cross River State
  25. National Film Institute (NFI), Jos, Plateau State. (Affl To University Of Jos)
  26. Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri, Imo State
  27. Benue State University, Makurdi (BSU), Benue State
  28. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka Anambra State
  29. Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State
  30. University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu State
  31. Taraba State University  (TSUJ), Jalingo, Taraba State
  32. Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma Edo State
  33. Bayero University Kano (BUK), Kano, Kano State
  34. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State
  35. Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
  36. Evangel University, Akaeze Ebonyi State
  37. Federal University of Lafia (FULAFIA) Nasarawa State
  38. Gregory University Uturu, Abia State
  39. Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education (IAUED),, Rivers State
  40. Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo state
  41. Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, Delta State
  42. Nasarawa State University Keffi Nassarawa State
  43. Redeemer’s University Ede Osun State
  44. Rivers State University, Rivers State
  45. University of Africa, Toru-Orua Bayelsa State
  46. Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo, Osun State
  47. Atiba University, Oyo, Oyo State
  48. Bowen University Iwo, Osun State

Above is a complete list of all Nigerian Universities that offer theatre arts, choose any of them to study this course and be sure of an excellent education.

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