Top 20 Best Universities In Nigeria

Top 20 Best Universities In Nigeria

The list of best universities in Nigeria is a very competitive one, and as such is updated periodically based on how equipped and conducive an institu

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The list of best universities in Nigeria is a very competitive one, and as such is updated periodically based on how equipped and conducive an institution  is, inline with quality of students produced.

Nigeria is no doubt the giant of Africa, it has more Universities than any country in Africa. It is also one of the countries with the highest number of Universities in the World.

Not minding the Economic and socio-political problems present in the country, the country has strived to produce many renowned and outstanding Universities which has given birth to many Intellectual graduates around the country.

Lately, We have been receiving a lot of questions on our social media handles concerning which universities are the best in Nigeria.

Today we have decided to solve the problem by publishing a post on the list of best Universities in Nigeria with their world rankings according to Cybermetrics Lab.

We are are going to be listing the Top 20 best universities in Nigeria with their world rankings.

The essence of this post is to enlighten Nigerian students and other internet users about the situation of Universities in Nigeria.
This ranking is also based on the Number of accredited departments/faculties by NUC, with the quality of facilities available to help improve learning and enhance academic excellence in a particular institution.

You can also read our last post on Top 10 Oldest Universities in Nigeria.


List Of Best Universities In Nigeria


1. University of Ibadan  

university of Ibadan is  the best university in Nigeria and also the first university which was established before the independence of Nigeria.

World ranking= 1233

2. University of Nigeria, Nsukka

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka is the 2nd best university in Nigeria and the 2nd oldest university in Nigeria after university of Ibadan.

World ranking=1677

3. Covenant University Ota

Convenant University is one of the private universities that has proven to be outstanding ever since it was established.

Covenant University holds the 3rd position for the list of top 20 universities in NIgeria

World ranking= 1704

4. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ille-Iffe

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ille-Iffe holds the 4th position for the best universities in Nigeria.

World ranking=2077

5. University of Lagos

The university of Lagos which is popularly known by many Nigerian students as UNILAG holds the record of the 5th best university in Nigeria. it’s one of the oldest universities  established after the independence of Nigeria.

World ranking=2094

6. Ahmadu Bello University

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria is the first University Established in the northern part of Nigeria.

It is the 6th best university in Nigeria.

World ranking=2216


7. University of Ilorin

World ranking=2726

8. Federal University of Technology Akure

World ranking=2935

9. Adekunle Ajasin University

World ranking=3057

10. University of Port Harcourt
World ranking=3182

11. Federal University of Technology Minna
World ranking=3257

12. University of Benin
World ranking=3375

13. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
World ranking=3602

14. Bayero University Kano
World ranking=3628

15. University of Calabar
World ranking=3647

16. Federal University of Technology Owerri
World ranking=3737

17. Nnamdi Azikiwe University
World ranking=3738

18. Rivers State University of Science & Technology
World ranking=3745

19. University of Jos
World ranking=3750

20. Lagos State University
World ranking=3762

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