The Niger State College of Education, Minna was established as an advanced teacher’s college by the defunct North Western State Government when there was need to establish an additional Advanced Teachers College in order to meet the searing teacher needs in the state. The college was cited in Minna in 1975.
The first batch of students admitted into the college reported in November, 1975. In 1983, the college was upgraged to the status of college of Education by the defunct civilian government in the second republic through the Niger State edict N.S.L.N Number 3 of 1983.
The college offers several courses leading to the award of Nigeria certificate in Education, Certificate. Diploma and Degree.