Best Universities In Nigeria 2020 (latest Ranking)

The best universities in Nigeria should of no doubt be judged based on mere assumption or sentiment, it should be based on a clear criteria that clearly defines it’s value and reputation.

unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by a dependable and trustworthy web intelligence sources and not just informations or data submitted by the Universities in question themself.

Also, the best universities should selected on the basis of being accredited by the appropriate Nigerian higher education-related organization

Another basis on which the best universities should be selected is on the basis of the duration of obtaining their degree, they must be offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)

All these factors are what attributed to the selection of the below listed universities as the best universities in Nigeria as far as the latest taking is concern.

The best universities in Nigeria-Latest ranking:

ranking World Rank University
1 1233 University of Ibadan(UI)
2 1677 University of Nigeria(UON)
3 1704 Covenant University Ota
4 2077 Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU)
5 2094 University of Lagos(UI)
6 2216 Ahmadu Bello University
7 2726 University of Ilorin
8 2935 Federal University of Technology Akure(FUTA)
9 3057 Adekunle Ajasin University
10 3182 University of Port Harcourt
11 3257 Federal University of Technology Minna
12 3375 University of Benin
13 3602 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
14 3628 Bayero University Kano
15 3647 University of Calabar
16 3737 Federal University of Technology Owerri
17 3738 Nnamdi Azikiwe University
18 3745 Rivers State University of Science & Technology
19 3750 University of Jos
20 3762 Lagos State University
21 3838 University of Uyo
22 3932 Olabisi Onabanjo University (Ogun State University)
23 4135 University of Agriculture Abeokuta
24 4223 University of Abuja
25 4326 University of Maiduguri
26 4436 Usmanu Danfodiyo University
27 5015 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
28 5123 Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti
29 5590 Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
30 5764 American University of Nigeria
31 5791 Benue State University
32 5888 Niger Delta University
33 6071 African University of Science & Technology Abuja
34 6078 Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi
35 6190 Federal University Oye Ekiti Ekiti State
36 6576 Delta State University Nigeria
37 6773 Landmark University
38 6999 Babcock University
39 7100 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
40 7592 Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo FUNAI
41 7657 Cross River State University of Science & Technology Calabar
42 7758 Redeemer’s University
43 7825 Osun State University
44 8013 Skyline University Nigeria
45 8207 Federal Polytechnic Ilaro
46 8422 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
47 8500 Kwara State University
48 8534 Imo State University Owerri
49 8601 Joseph Ayo Babalola University
50 8747 Abia State University Uturu
51 8831 Bowen University
52 8962 Federal University Dutsin Ma
53 9025 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (Katsina State University)
54 9134 Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
55 9545 Technical University Ibadan
56 9592 Bauchi State University Gadau
57 9826 Lagos Business School Pan Atlantic University
58 9998 Federal University Otuoke Bayelsa
59 10078 Edo University Iyamho
60 10140 Auchi Polytechnic
61 10182 Akwa Ibom State University of Technology
62 10250 Federal University Dutse Jigawa State
63 10326 Kogi State University
64 10531 Pan African University Lagos
65 10552 Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (Federal University of Technology)
66 10587 Nasarawa State University
67 10587 Ebonyi State University
68 10654 Federal University Lokoja Kogi State
69 10729 Kaduna State University
70 10729 Kebbi State University Kebbi
71 10784 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Anambra State University of Science & Technology Uli)
72 10832 Godfrey Okoye University
73 10979 Edo State Polytechnic Usen
74 11026 Yaba College of Technology
75 11047 Ajayi Crowther University Oyo
76 11055 Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma
77 11062 Tai Solarin University of Education
78 11235 Igbinedion University Okada
79 11383 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai
80 11518 Elizade University Ilara Mokin
81 11566 University of Medical Sciences Ondo
82 11574 Lead City University Ibadan
83 11590 National Open University of Nigeria
84 11748 Nile University of Nigeria (Nigerian Turkish Nile University Abuja)
85 11799 Adeleke University Ede
86 11975 Baze University Kuchigoro
87 12278 Benson Idahosa University
88 12305 Al Hikmah University Ilorin
89 12459 Federal University Kashere Gombe State
90 12508 Federal University Wukari Taraba State
91 12742 Federal University Lafia Nasarawa State
92 12872 Taraba State University Jalingo
93 12881 Bingham University New Karu
94 13203 Bells University of Technology Otta
95 13232 Fountain University Osogbo
96 13269 Kano University of Science & Technology Wudil
97 13344 Federal Polytechnic Ede
98 13544 Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri
99 13647 Lagos State Polytechnic
100 13764 Adeyemi College of Education Ondo

 University of Ibadan

The university of Ibadan haven being Established in 1948, UI as it is popularly called, is the first University in Nigeria. Until 1962 when it became a full-fledged independent University, it was a College of the University of London in a special relationship scheme. The University, which took off with academic programmes in Arts, Science and Medicine, is now a comprehensive citadel of learning with academic programmes in sixteen Faculties namely, Arts, Science, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Agriculture, the Social Science and Medicine has now expanded to a more comprehensive citadel and river of learning with academic programmes in about sixteen Faculties namely, Arts, Science, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Agriculture, the Social Science,Clinical Sciences, Agriculture, the Social Sciences, Education, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Technology, Law, Public Health, Dentistry, Economics, Renewable Natural Resources and Environmental Design and Management.

The university appeared in the latest ranking by the Times Higher Education which is among the only four Nigeria university that appeared on the list.

This surely must have been decided after a series of deliberation considering different factors.

Covenant university:

The university had a dramatic rise in reputation in the recent years since established. It has four colleges, mostly dedicated to vocational studies: the College of Business and Social Sciences; the College of Leadership and Development Studies; the College of Engineering; and the College of Science and Technology.

Covenant University is also affiliated with the Living Faith Church Worldwide. It us located in Otta-Ogun State.

The university of Lagos

The University of Lagos was founded in 1962. It presently has three Campuses in Yaba and Surulere. Whereas two of its Campuses are located in Yaba (the main campus in Akoka and the recently created campus at the former School of Radiography), its College of Medicine is located in Idi-Araba, Surulere. It is remarkable that all the three campuses are located in the Mainland of Lagos. Its main campus is largely surrounded by the scenic view of the Lagos lagoon on 802 acres of land in Akoka, North Eastern part of Yaba.

University of Lagos currently has twelve Faculties, namely, Arts, Basic Medical Sciences, Business Administration, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Law, Pharmacy, Science, and Social Sciences

University of Nigeria (Nsukka)

The university Of Nigeria (NsuKKA) is ranked fourth in Nigeria and it has 102 academic departments across 15 faculties, and it offers 82 undergraduate programmes and 211 postgraduate programmes.

The University of Nigeria Nsukka has four campuses. The main one is in Nsukka; the others are in Enugu, Ituku-Ozalla and Aba.

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