There are 152 colleges of education in Nigeria, they include 21 federal colleges, 82 private and 49 state colleges of education. The top colleges of education in Nigeria are listed below in no particular order
Federal College of Education, Asaba
Federal college of Education, Asaba is a college of education located in Delta State, south west Nigeria. The college was established in 1986 and was established with the intention of producing staff and teachers who have excellent skills in Vocational education. The students are trained in Academic excellence and high morals. Student communication skills and other are also incorporated into the training in order to have a total graduate. The college’s Tuition is affordable and the school provides hostels/accommodation facilities for her students and offers full time academic programs in Vocational Education, Science & Technology, Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce.
Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka Lagos State
Is a tertiary institution located in Yaba, Lagos State and was founded in 1967 by the Federal Government of Nigeria, the institution was founded with the purpose of grooming and producing teachers in technical, vocational and commercial academic disciplines for the country’s growing need for teachers. This great College of Education is approved by the National Universities Commission to offers the award of Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) and undergraduate first degree courses in technology education. The school is also affiliated to the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
Federal College of Education Abeokuta
This college is a public institution that is authorized to issue a National Certificate in Education to successful graduating Students. The college was founded in 1976 at Osiele, Ogun State, south west Nigeria. The school is rated as one of the top colleges of education in Nigeria.
FCT College of Education, Zuba
Is located in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It is a state funded and managed college of education. The college is committed to training her students to be excellent teachers in academic and morals. Students are also trained in Vocational Knowledge and Entrepreneurship. It was established in 1996 to solve the challenges facing the Nigerian Education Sector. The college has no religious affiliation, and welcomes prospects from different parts of the country irrespective of their ethnical or cultural backgrounds. FCT College of Education, Zuba offers programs in Science, Technology, and Social Sciences & Commerce.
Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu, Ogun
Tai Solarin College of Education is popularly called TASCE. It is a state owned college located in Ogun state south west Nigeria. The college was named after Tai Solarin who is a Nigerian Educator and Author. Tai Solarin College is constantly funded and managed by the Ogun state government. The college like most colleges of Education in Nigeria, has no religious affiliation and has a diverse student body. The college admits students from different parts of the country Admission into this college is very competitive so prospects have to prepare very hard in their UTME/Post UTME exam. Tuition is also very affordable and it varies for the different academic programs.
The College of Education, Ilemona-Offa
Is located in Kwara State, Nigeria and was established in 2006 to afford determined students interested in receiving a National Certificate of Education (NCE) award to become professional teachers the opportunity to obtain quality training and education from competent and well-mannered staffs/teachers of the institution. The College of Education, Offa is strategically located in a serene environment with a good view of nature. The College seeks to help students enrolled in the institution to develop physically, mentally and academically with the goal of helping them become productive, self-reliant and also relevant in any position they find themselves
Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri
Alvan Ikoku Federal college of Education is located in Owerri the capital of Imo State Nigeria. This tertiary institution was established in April, 1963 as the Advanced Teachers Training College by the defunct Eastern Nigeria Government. It awards the National Certificate in Education (NCE) and the Professional Diploma in Education (PDE). The college is also in affiliation, with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and awards the Bachelor of Education (B.ed) since 1984
Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin
The college was established in September 1974 by the Kwara State Government. The College is located in the city of Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State. The College is completely detached from Kwara College of Technology and formally named Kwara State College of Education to be sited in Oro. The College has an affiliation with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
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