Top Ten National Universities Ranking in Nigeria

Top Ten National Universities Ranking in Nigeria

Universities in the National Universities category, such as University of Nigeria Nsukka and University of Ibadan, offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs. These colleges also are committed to producing groundbreaking research within the Nigerian academic nexus.

Methodology: Please refer to the explanation of Tekedia Intelligence methodology to understand the processes behind our ranking results.

Ranking of National Universities in Nigeria

So based on the data we have and as we explained in our methodology, here is the ranking of the top ten National Universities in Nigeria:

1. University of Ibadan

2. University of Lagos

3. Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU

4. University of Nigeria, UNN

4. University of Ilorin, Unilorin

6. University of Benin, Uniben

7. Ahmadu Bello University

8. Covenant University, CU

9. University of Jos, Unijos

10. University of Maiduguri


Comment: The University of Ibadan (UI) is one of the most prestigious universities in Nigeria. It is also the oldest.  Relatively, it is a pre-eminent citadel of learning which has maintained its quality over decades. In the age of proliferation of universities in Nigeria, UI is an undisputed member of the Tier-1 league and our metrics across many indicators show that UI is still a national academic infrastructure of pride.


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