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Miva Open University

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Miva Open University is licensed by the National Universities Commission


Miva Open University Maiden Matriculation Ceremony

Miva Open University held its maiden matriculation ceremony on October 28, 2023.  The ceremony marked a significant milestone for the university and its inaugural cohort of students, who were officially inducted into various bachelor’s degree programs in the School of Computing and School of Management and Social Sciences Licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC).


Chris Maiyaki at Miva Open University Maiden Matriculation Ceremony

The Acting Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Chris Maiyaki speech at the Miva Open University inaugural Matriculation Ceremony which inducted the inaugural students into the school of Computing and School of Management and Social Sciences.

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.

School of Allied Health Sciences

Our Nursing Science and Public Health departments offer comprehensive undergraduate programmes designed to empower students with the knowledge and skills required to make a meaningful impact on the world of healthcare.


The Miva MBA

Take the next step towards developing your leadership and management skills with a Miva MBA. Apply now.

Academic session starts in September 2024


Hear what our students have to say

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Olushola Ademola
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I am thankful to God who helped me chose Miva for my . The team is a fantastic one ranging from seasoned lecturers to smooth web for classes . How much our ever checking on me department advisor. The best thing that had happened to me in a while is Miva.
Rabiu Dauda
Rabiu Dauda
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The experience has been amazing so far. If you want to learn at your own pace, Miva is a place for you.
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Joining Miva university is the best decision I took this year, I’m currently studying Software Engineering at Miva university boy the live classes are just mind blowing, May God bless @ SimShagaya for this great innovation
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Miva open university is a real deal, they over deliver all of their promises with quality education and they do that with ease If I have to make the decision of whether to study with them again I will still pick them over and over again
King Likeyou
King Likeyou
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I just want to say that Miva Open University is the best thing that ever happened to me. A school that is intentional about me and every other student. I love you, MIVA.
Oluwafemi Fadipe
Oluwafemi Fadipe
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Great facilities! Online degree programmes are tailored for today’s job market.
Sunday Law
Sunday Law
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Miva Open University is a University that is different from the rest. Been part of Miva family is a dream come through and their style of Teaching is top notch.


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Applications end 30th September 2024

About Miva

Earn a career-ready degree from your home.

Miva Open University delivers an innovative blended 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

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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.


Miva Community Centres

Reserve a slot in one of our dedicated study centres. Enjoy access to a focused environment to fuel your academic success.

Academic Experience

Miva Masterclasses

Our Masterclasses provide students with an exceptional opportunity to learn from and engage with industry experts and accomplished professionals bridging the gap between academic knowledge and real-life.

Miva Referral Programme

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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.

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 Chancellor

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Miva Open University, where our mission is to provide the highest quality education to all our students through a flexible, accessible, and innovative blended learning environment. Miva Open University is the tertiary education arm of the uLesson Group.

As the Chancellor of this esteemed institution, I am proud of the strides we have made in the past few years through the uLesson Group. Over the past few years, we have successfully transformed K-12 education across Africa, resulting in numerous achievements for our students. We are excited to expand our efforts to tertiary education in Nigeria and beyond to provide more students across Africa with access to high-quality education from our reputable university.

It is our aim to significantly increase access to education without compromising quality or effectiveness. That is why our faculty members are experts in their respective fields and are committed to helping our students achieve their academic and professional goals. 

Discover my work and thoughts on LinkedIn.

Sim Shagaya

Miva in the News


July 17, 2024
Masterclass with Hon. Akintunde Oyebode, Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Ekiti State.
9:00 AM
– 10:00 AM
Miva Abuja Campus, Online
Miva Masterclass with Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu
26 Jun
June 26, 2024
Miva Masterclass with H.E Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu, Founder/CEO Medicaid Cancer Foundation
1:30 PM
– 2:30 PM
Miva Abuja Campus, Online
miva connect series - june 2024
27 Jun
June 27, 2024
Miva Connect Series - June 2024
1:00 PM
– 2:00 PM

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 open 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.

Please note that submission of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results is not mandatory at this stage. However, upon admission to the university, the WAEC, NECO, GCE, or NABTEB results you provided will be verified for authenticity, and JAMB Regularisation obtained.

Miva 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!

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.

Open 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 ₦280,000$560 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.

At Miva Open University examinations are administered at our physical centers across various states in Nigeria. For students located outside Nigeria, examinations are facilitated through proctored arrangements.

Contact Us

Have any questions?

Get in touch with our Success Advisors. You can also find information about the application process under our Admissions page.