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 Científicas (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:
- University of Ibadan
- Covenant University Ota
- University of Nigeria
- University of Lagos
- Obafemi Awolowo University
- Ahmadu Bello University
- University of Ilorin
- Federal University of Technology Akure
- University of Port Harcourt
- Adekunle Ajasin University
- University of Benin
- Federal University of Technology Minna
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
- Rivers State University of Science & Technology
- University of Calabar
- Bayero University Kano
- Lagos State University
- University of Jos
- Federal University of Technology Owerri
- University of Uyo
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- University of Agriculture Abeokuta
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University
- University of Abuja
- University of Maiduguri
- Usmanu Danfodiyo University
- Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
- Ebonyi State University
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
- Benue State University