Complete List of State-Owned Schools Qualified for Student Loans

Are you a student of a state owned tertiary institution and you are thinking if you’re eligible for the student loan scheme? Did you just choose a state-owned tertiary institution in the just concluded UTME? And you are wondering if your school of choice is eligible for President Tinubu student loan scheme? Then this post is for you. In this post you are going to see the complete list of all the state-owned schools recently onboarded for the student’s loan scheme.

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The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND); the body that oversees this scheme, has said that a total of 36 state-owned tertiary institutions have been onboarded for the students’ loan scheme. Thus, students of these institutions are now free to apply for the loan effective July 7, 2024. NELFUND made this available on Sunday, via its official X handle (formerly Twit­ter).

The tweet reads, “The management of NELFUND is pleased to announce that students enrolled in the following 36 state-owned tertiary institutions can now apply for student loans effective to­day, 7th July 2024.

“The management of these institu­tions have successfully submitted their students’ data to the NELFUND Student Verification System. We urge all other state-owned tertiary institutions to submit their complete student data to the NELFUND Student Verification System timely to enable their students to benefit from the scheme.” ­

Akintunde-Sawyerr Managing Director NELFUND

List of State Owned Schools Qualified for Student Loan

According to NELFUND; below are the 36 state-owned institutions onboarded for the loan scheme: 

  1. Adama­wa State University, Mubi;
  2. Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri; 
  3. Borno State University; 
  4. Mohammet Lawan College of Agriculture, Borno State; 
  5. Edo State Univer­sity, Uzairue; 
  6. Ekiti State Uni­versity, Ado-Ekiti;
  7. Gombe State University; 
  8. Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University, Imo State; 
  9. Imo State University of Agri­culture and Environmental Sci­ences,Umuagwo;
  10. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria; 
  11. Yusuf Maita­ma Sule University, Kano; 
  12. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Kat­sina; 
  13. Katsina State Institute of Technology and Management; 
  14. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero; 
  15. Conflu­ence University of Science and Technology, Kogi State; 
  16. Lagos State University of Education; Lagos State University; 
  17. Nasar­awa State University, Keffi; 
  18. Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State; 
  19. University of Medi­cal Sciences, Ondo.
  20. Osun State Uni­versity; 
  21. Osun State Uni­versity; 
  22. University of Ilesa, Osun State; 
  23. GTC, ARA, Osun State; 
  24. GTC, Gbongan, Osun State; 
  25. GTC, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State; 
  26. GTC, Ile- Ife, Osun State; 
  27. GTC, Inisa, Osun State; 
  28. GTC, Iwo, Osun State; 
  29. GTC, Osu, Osun State; 
  30. GTC, Otan Ayegbaju, Osun State; 
  31. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Oran­gun; 
  32. Government Technical College, Ile-Ife; 
  33. Osun State College of Technology; 
  34. Taraba State Uni­versity, Jalingo; 
  35. Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua, Yobe State, and
  36. Zamfara State University, Talata Mafara.



So, that is the complete list of state-owned schools recently approved for students to obtain tertiary education loans. It is crystal clear that more schools shall be added to the list as soon as they submit their students’ data to the NELFUND student verification system. 

 Don’t panic if your school is not yet on the list. Be rest assured; that as soon as students data from your school are submitted to NELFUND, they might enlist your school for the loan. You shall be duly notified if there is new update with respect to the above topic. Stay tuned!

Let us know in the comment section if students in your school are eligible for the loan. Or if you’re happy about the loan or you might opt for a student loan.


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