Top 20 Best Universities In Nigeria 2021 | University Ranking

So many people are interested in Nigerian Universities ranking every year by NUC, sadly, National Universities Commission (NUC) has not ranked any University for several years because of reasons best known to commission.

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.

So as we all look forward to when NUC Universities ranking will be out, we at servantboy are making use of a report published by a trutsed platform called webometric to see the rank of universities in Nigeria.

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 Cient√≠ficas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain.

According to 2021 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 is the only private university in the top ten ranking. Lastly, the best state University is Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko in the ranking on the 10th 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:

  1. University of Ibadan
  2. Covenant University Ota
  3. University of Nigeria
  4. University of Lagos
  5. Obafemi Awolowo University
  6. Ahmadu Bello University
  7. University of Ilorin
  8. Federal University of Technology Akure
  9. University of Port Harcourt
  10. Adekunle Ajasin University
  11. University of Benin
  12. Federal University of Technology Minna
  13. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  14. Rivers State University of Science & Technology
  15. University of Calabar
  16. Bayero University Kano
  17. Lagos State University
  18. University of Jos
  19. Federal University of Technology Owerri
  20. University of Uyo
  21. Olabisi Onabanjo University
  22. University of Agriculture Abeokuta
  23. Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  24. University of Abuja
  25. University of Maiduguri
  26. Usmanu Danfodiyo University
  27. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
  28. Ebonyi State University
  29. Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
  30. Benue State University

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Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

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