Miva Open University

Earn a Bachelor's degree. Gain Admission through direct entry.

Advance your education and land better jobs with a high-quality and affordable degree designed for working professionals and career changers.

*No application fee

Miva Open University is licensed by the National Universities Commission

Our Faculty

Browse our programmes

Our ever-growing catalogue of programmes 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.

Admission process

How to get started

Welcome to our admission process! We are excited that you are considering applying for a programme with us.

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.

General Admission Requirements for Direct Entry

Here’s what you need to study for a bachelor’s programme at Miva Open University

To be eligible for the Direct Entry Programme, applicants must possess one of the following qualifications in addition to meeting the ‘O’ Level requirements for the programmes:

For detailed information on each programme’s requirements, visit the respective programme page.

Please note that direct entry application on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) portal is not mandatory at this stage. However, upon admission to the university, the provided results will be thoroughly verified for authenticity and compliance with the stated criteria, including JAMB Regularisation.

About Miva

How Will I Learn at Miva?

Miva delivers a flexible blended learning experience, enabling students to strike a balance between their studies and other commitments. Whether you’re in Lagos or London, you’ll have access to our engaging content and supportive community.

Content & Curriculum

Explore courses through interactive video lessons & live classes led by experts.

Global Community

Engage in online discussions, connect globally. Discuss course materials and share insights.

Student Support

Our dedicated success advisors and adjunct lecturers are here to offer guidance.


Access a wealth of resources, including ebooks, research materials, and Virtual Labs.

What our students say about us

Don’t just take our word for it. Read what our students are saying about us!

Olushola Ademola
Olushola Ademola
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I am thankful to God who helped me chose Miva for my B.sc . 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.

How much does Tuition Cost?

Miva Open University offers a flexible payment plan for its degree programmes. You may choose to pay the year’s fee or per semester.

Tuition Per Semester

Pay Per Semester. No hidden charges. No additional costs.

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Per Semester.

Tuition Per Session

Pay Per Session. No hidden charges. No additional costs.

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Discount applies for full year’s payment.


Common Inquiries Students Have about Miva

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

Direct Entry (DE) is a mode of entry into Nigerian universities that allows candidates with advanced educational qualifications beyond the traditional secondary school certificate to gain admission into universities at an advanced level, not the regular 100 Level/First year.

Candidates with additional qualifications such as A-levels (Cambridge, International Baccalaureate, JUPEB, or IJMB), National Diploma (ND), Higher National Diploma (HND), or professional certifications( ICAN, ACCA or CIPM) as well as candidates who transfer credit scores from their current university.

Miva Open University is a degree-awarding 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.

Admission through direct entry at Miva Open University requires either a Diploma certificate (NCE, ND, or HND), an A’ Levels result (Cambridge, International Baccalaureate, JUPEB, or IJMB results), or a professional Certification (ICAN, ACCA, CIPM, etc).

Yes, you can transfer your credit score from your current university to Miva Open University through direct entry to further your studies. 

No, you don’t need to take JAMB/UTME to gain direct entry into Miva Open University.  

To apply, you need a credit/pass in three (3) course-relevant subjects. The application is free!

The tuition fee for all programmes under the School of Management is 150,000 Naira per semester and 175,000 Naira per semester for all programmes under the School of Computing and Allied Health Sciences. 

Using Miva Open University’s learning management system, you will learn in a virtual classroom. 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.

Examinations are conducted in physical examination centers in the student’s state of residence. However, students who are resident outside Nigeria will take examinations online.

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

Miva graduates receive an NYSC certificate of exclusion which is an official NYSC certificate.

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

Licensed by NUC

Miva Open University is licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The NUC serves as the university regulatory and accreditation body in Nigeria.

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