The National Open University of Nigeria is Nigeria's leading - and only specialist - provider of open and distance learning at tertiary level. We are also the country's largest tertiary institution in terms of student numbers.
The National Open University of Nigeria operates from its Administrative Headquarters located in Lagos. Nigeria, with study centres throughout the country. For the take off of the university, pioneer student enrolment stands at 32,400.
We currently offer over 50 programmes and 750 courses, stair casing through from certificate to diploma and degree level, and maintain a strong commitment to internationalisation.
Educating the workforce of today -- and tomorrow -- is a key focus.
The National Open University of Nigeria consults with industry and employers in developing courses. We also bring international programs from universities around the world.
Our expertise in programme design, course development, learner support systems, great spread of study centres nationwide, focus on life long education and online education, make NOUN well suited to making excellent contributions to Nigeria's Universal basic Education effort and Education For All programmes.
“To provide functional, cost-effective, flexible learning which adds life-long value to quality education for all who seek knowledge.”
“To be regarded as the foremost University providing highly accessible and enhanced quality education anchored by social justice, equity, equality and national cohesion through a comprehensive reach that transcends all barriers.”