The National Universities Commission (NUC) listed Nigerian universities that are approved to run distance learning centres.
Aside the National Open University of Nigeria 12 others have been so accredited.
They 12 universities are are
1. Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan.
2. University of Lagos, Distance Learning Institute.
3. The University of Abuja, Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education.
4. The University of Maiduguri, Centre for Distance Learning.
5. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Centre for Distance Learning.
6. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Centre for Distance Learning.
7. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Open and Distance Learning Centre.
8. Distance learning Centre, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
9. Lagos State University Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute.
10. Joseph Ayo Babalola University Centre for Distance Learning.
11. The University of Nigeria, Nsukka Centre for Distance and e-Learning.
12. Federal University of Technology Minna, Centre for Open Distance and e-Learning.