Nexford in Nigeria
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Explore Nexford in Nigeria: local partnerships, business and culture events and a vibrant learner and alumni community. Hear what local industry leaders and experts have to say about Nexford University – America’s online university for global leaders. Plus, book a time to meet us at our Community Space in Lagos or Abuja.
Pay local, think global with an fully online program at Nexford. Pay tuition in local Naira – we’re an American university, but we get you.
More about Nexford’s online programs
Are you an experienced professional looking to advance with an MBA degree program? Specialize with AI, E-Commerce, Cybersecurity. Perhaps you’re an early career professional wanting to kick-start your career with your first degree – a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – with specializations in 8 hot-topic areas. On average, there is a salary difference of 41% in Nigeria between employees with a high school degree and bachelor’s degree, despite the same experience. Join Nexford, get ahead, and stay ahead.
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It may appear as something little to have you graduate today as Nexford's first set of graduates of the MBA program in Nigeria. But I'm telling you that you carry in your graduation exponential seed of growth. The quality of education you receive through Nexford is the education of the now and the future for the continent.
Dr Oby Ezekwesili
Former Nigerian Minister of Education
We’ve established partnerships with local organizations that align with our goals, value and mission - giving you the best possible learning experience. Sterling Bank, MTN, Union Bank, IBM, Dangote, Jobberman, Seedstars, Play Network, and more. Watch our webinar with Sterling Bank.
Nexford University’s mission is to enable greater social and economic mobility across the world by providing learners access to high-quality, affordable, dynamic online education that prepares them for the global workplace.
"As an employer, I would gladly hire anyone who is a graduate of Nexford. If I didn’t believe in it, I wouldn’t send my employees to undergo courses with the school."
Abubakar Suleiman CEO, Sterling Bank
Our community feedback says it all
of alumni stated they received a positive return on investment
of learners would recommend Nexford
of alumni felt prepared to solve organizational challenges
You can have your work and you can have your studies. You can achieve it all. Nexford has made it super easy. Learning online is opening my eyes to understand that there is a big world out there and there is so much you can achieve from Nexford. It’s a fantastic experience!
Alero Boyo MBA 2022 Alumni, Nigeria
He’s added great value for us in the first month. He’s very collaborative, he asks great questions. He’s contributed by sharing new ideas for some of our projects, and he’s also really impressing us with his ability to take ownership.
I would definitely hire other Nexford graduates.
Rebecca Young, Principal Business Insights Manager, Microsoft
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With such high unemployment rates, it is more important than ever for universities to really prepare their students to be entrepreneurs of the future in order to create the employment opportunities of the future.
Olamidun Majekodunmi Nigeria Country Manager, Nexford University
Latest news from Nexford
Fadl Al Tarzi discusses Nexford University’s next growth phase following considerable popularity across Africa
As a next-generation American university that is tech-enabled, Nexford University is positively impacting lives around the world, particularly here in Africa. In June this year, the company announced a $10.8 million pre Series A funding round which was led by Dubai-based Global Ventures. Since then, Nexford University has launched new products in readiness for its next growth phase.
Graduating 200 MBA students a milestone for Nexford University – Country Director
Two hundred pioneer students recently bagged their Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Nexford University in Lagos in what has been described as a milestone for the institution.
Ezekwesili, others canvass PPP in tertiary education funding
Advisory board member of Nexford University, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, has canvassed public-private partnership in Nigeria’s education sector. The country’s former Minister of Education said this at the graduation of the university’s first class of Nigerian MBA students.