AUN provides a wide range of opportunities for students to participate in competitive and recreational sporting events. AUN has highly rated teams representing males and females in intercollegiate sports and recreation to include soccer, basketball, tennis, swimming, chess, scrabble, badminton, volleyball, polo, track and field. AUN has the distinct honor of being rated second behind Benson Idahosa University by the Nigerian Private University Games Association (NPUGA) in its February 2011 release. Athletics offers a wide array of instructional programs to include aquatics, fitness, tennis, and instructional courses at the craft center. The University also offers a number of student athletic clubs and organizations.