Miva Open University

Get a degree that gets you hired

Apply now and gain admission with WAEC/NECO only. Study at your own pace from anywhere!

*No application fee

Miva Open University is licensed by the National Universities Commission

About Miva

Earn a career-ready degree from your home.

Miva Open University delivers an innovative online learning experience. We provide flexible, accessible and personalised learning experience, enabling students to strike a balance between their studies and other commitments. 

No Application Fee

Apply without any fees. Enjoy a cost-free application process.

No UTME Required

No UTME required. Apply using just your WAEC result.

Flexible & Affordable

Study from anywhere, anytime with flexible tuition fee payment plans to fit your budget.


Miva courses have been chosen to provide students with skills relevant for the 21st century.

Our Faculty

Miva Programmes

Our ever-growing catalogue of courses have been chosen to provide students with skills relevant for the 21st century.

School of Computing

Computing and technology are critical drivers of innovation and growth in today’s economy. Our School of Computing is dedicated to helping our students succeed in the digital marketplace by providing practical training and education.

School of Management and Social Sciences

At the School of Management and Social Sciences, our expert faculty members are at the forefront of research in their respective fields, ensuring that you receive a top-notch education from leading experts.

Admission process

Start Learning with Miva

Our ever-growing catalogue of courses  have been chosen to provide students with skills relevant for the 21st century. 

Apply for a Degree

Submit your application requirements depending on your course of study. The application is free.

Gain Admission

The Miva team will review your application and grant you admission if you are eligible.

Kick Off

Receive information about orientation and course enrollment, so you can get started with your classes.

2024 January Admissions

Apply for Admission

Ready to take the next step towards a future filled with limitless opportunities? Apply for admission today!

Applications end January 4, 2023

Miva E-Library

Welcome to Miva Open University’s E-library

Dive into a world of boundless knowledge and exploration at our eLibrary section. As a hub of intellectual resources, we are excited to offer you a virtual treasure trove of books, journals, research papers, and multimedia materials that cater to diverse academic interests.

Miva Referral Programme

Refer a Student, Earn ₦25,000

Sign up today and start earning money while helping people achieve their academic goals.

Miva in the News

Adjunct Faculty Applications

Apply to be part of our Adjunct Faculty

Advance your career while leaving a lasting, positive influence on students’ lives.


November 28, 2023
The Miva Connect Series: Career Opportunities in Business Management
2:00 PM
– 3:00 PM
Uyi Akpata - MasterClass
11 Nov
November 11, 2023
Accounting Fundamentals for Business Management with Uyi Akpata, immediate past Regional Senior Partner for PwC West Africa.
2:00 PM
– 3:00 PM
Miva Open University Campus Abuja, Streaming Online
Andrew david - Masterclass
8 Nov
November 8, 2023
The Role of Government in Education Policy Making with Mr. David Andrew Adejo, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria.
10:00 AM
– 11:00 AM

Awards and Memberships

uLesson Group is the No. 1 innovative company in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in 2023.
Miva Open University is licensed by the National Universities Commission.
Miva Open University is a member of the International Council for Open and Distance Education.


Common Inquiries Students Have about Miva

We’ve answered some of the most common questions students have.

Miva Open University is a degree-awarding online university, recognised and licensed by the National Universities Commission. Rest assured, our programmes adhere to rigorous standards of academic excellence and quality.

Our curriculum empowers you for real-world success, granting you a competitive advantage in today’s job market. With online education gaining recognition, employers value degrees from esteemed institutions like ours.

No, you don’t need to take JAMB/UTME. You only need WAEC, NECO, GCE, or NABTEB. The result must include a minimum of five credits in the course-relevant subjects (including English and Mathematics) in not more than two sittings.

Miva Open University students are excluded from participating in the  NYSC programme. Our graduates will receive a “Letter of exclusion from NYSC”, which grants them the same rights as an NYSC certificate.

To apply, you need WAEC, NECO, GCE, or NABTEB. The result must include a minimum of five credits in the course-relevant subjects (including English and Mathematics) in not more than two sittings. Application is free!

We adopt a trimester system (three ‘semesters’) per academic year, enabling our students to complete an eight-semester programme in less than three years.

Online universities offer several advantages such as flexibility, accessibility, and convenience, allowing students to balance their education with other personal commitments. You can study from anywhere in the world and pursue your dreams at the same time.

Our tuition fees start at just 350,000 Naira per year. We also provide flexible payment plans to ensure that financing your education is convenient and manageable.

You will learn in a virtual classroom using Miva Open University’s learning management system. You can access pre-recorded content at your convenience and engage in real-time activities with other learners. The learning management system enables interaction between you, other students and teachers, offering access to course materials, discussion forums, multimedia content, and assessments.

Miva Open University offers online lectures. Optional meets and greets and other engagement events may be organized for students to interact with faculty members and classmates. In-person attendance is not compulsory.

The standard duration to earn a degree at Miva Open University is four (4) years which is the same duration as earning a degree through traditional, in-person education.

Students from all over the world are encouraged to apply to Miva Open University. The students need only verify that they have acquired O’ level qualifications.

Yes, you can take study breaks. You would, however, need to contact the academic support team to enable you to properly structure your breaks.