So many people are interested in Nigerian Universities ranking every year by NUC, interestingly, National Universities Commission (NUC) has started ranking public Universities in Nigeria.
Ranking of Universities in the country was stopped for a while, however, the Executive Secretary of the commission cleared the air early this year that a committee has been constituted that will advise the Commission on the ranking of Universities in Nigeria.
The NUC Universities ranking is out, and the University of Ibadan (UI) ranked best university in the country while Ladoke Akintola University ranked best state university in Nigeria.
Latest: Times Higher Education has released its 2023 university ranking. University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, and Covenant University were ranked as the best universities in Nigeria respectively. UI came first, UNILAG came second, and CU came third.
Every year webometric conducts research and rank universities in Nigeria according to their four ranking factors. The “Webometrics Ranking of World Universities” is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain.
According to 2022 University ranking, University of Ibadan emerge the best University in Nigeria while Covenant University emerged as the best private university in the ranking on the 2nd position in the national ranking and another private university that surface in the top 10 is Landmark University. Lastly, the best state University is Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho in the ranking on the 12th position.
Top Best Universities In Nigeria
Below are the list of best Universities both Federal, State, and Private schools in Nigeria in that particular order:
- University of Ibadan
- University of Lagos
- Covenant University Ota
- Obafemi Awolowo University
- University of Nigeria
- University of Port Harcourt
- Ahmadu Bello University
- Federal University of Technology Akure
- Landmark University
- Federal University of Technology Minna
- Bayero University Kano
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
- University of Calabar
- University of Benin
- Adekunle Ajasin University
- Ekiti State University
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- University of Uyo
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University
- Federal University of Technology Owerri
- Lagos State University
- University of Abuja
- University of Jos
- Redeemer’s University
- Federal University Oye Ekiti Ekiti State
- Federal University Dutse Jigawa State
- University of Ilorin
- Ebonyi State University
- Osun State University
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
- Delta State University Nigeria
- University of Agriculture Abeokuta
- Rivers State University of Science & Technology
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (Federal University of Technology)
- Federal University Lokoja Kogi State
- Niger Delta University
- Benue State University
- Usmanu Danfodiyo University
- University of Maiduguri
- Imo State University Owerri