NOUN's Philosophy



The National  Open University of Nigeria is 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.


To provide functional, cost-effective, flexible learning which adds life-long value to quality education for all who seek knowledge.


In addition to the broad vision and mission statements, some of the major objectives of the National Open University of Nigeria is to:

  • ensure equity  and equality  of opportunities in education  generally but specifically in university education;
  • provide a wider access to education generally but specifically university education in Nigeria;
  • enhance Education For All and life-long learning;
  • provide the entrenchment of global learning culture;
  • provide instructional resources via an intensive use of information and communication technology;
  • provide flexible, but qualitative education; and
  • reduce the cost, inconveniences, and hassles of easy access to education and its delivery.

How to Find Us

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National Open University of Nigeria
University Village
Plot 91, Cadastral Zone
Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway
Jabi, Abuja 

Contact the Abuja Head Quarters between 8am and 4pm on any of the following numbers:
08079917938, 07064701747, 09082907092

Contact the Lagos Office between 8am and 4pm on any of the following numbers: 09056463036, 08038514090

Visit a Study Centre.

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