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Best University in Nigeria
Best University in Nigeria

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The 2020 edition of the top universities ranking in the world has been released, though this is not organized by any government backed or internationally registered organization but the Webometric is reckoned with all over the world. Read on to see the best university in Nigeria as ranked by webometrics.

The Webometrics is the highest academic ranking of tertiary institutions all over the world, they use a strong point based system which is a function of online presence of the tertiary institutions e.g. domain and sub-domains, quality of pages and contents, directories, scholarly articles and papers either downloadable or not, site functionality etc.

The Cybermetrics Lab, a research group owned by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the biggest body in Spain and recognized worldwide has released their Universities ranking for the year 2020 and Nigerian Universities are not excluded.

Read on to know the best university in Nigeria and see the ranking of your Alma Matta.

Below is the ranking of Universities in Nigeria, firstly ranking within Nigeria then World ranking.

It will be noted that the first ten is dominated by the federal universities which is expected due to a lot of factors e.g. facilities, departments, numbers of lecturers including professors, research grants and long standing history.

Only Covenant University, Ota (Private) and Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba (State) which are surprising but notable.

While only 3 universities in Nigeria made the first 2000 universities in the World including Covenant University which is not good enough, it won’t be surprising if Covenant university overtake the other university in coming years. Seeing private universities dominating the list of best university in Nigeria will definitely be having many people pondering and wondering.

Top 100 Universities in Nigeria in 2020.

Ranking World Rank University
1 1233 University of Ibadan
2 1677 University of Nigeria
3 1704 Covenant University, Ota.
4 2077 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
5 2094 University of Lagos
6 2216 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
7 2726 University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
8 2935 Federal University of Technology, Akure.
9 3057 Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba.
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, Ogbomoso.
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, Ago-Iwoye.
23 4135 University of Agriculture Abeokuta
24 4223 University of Abuja
25 4326 University of Maiduguri
26 4436 Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.
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, Ijagun.
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, Ondo.

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The above list is extracted from the main list on Webometrics.

While the title is slated as top 100 universities in Nigeria, it’s worthy of note that the list does not contain universities in Nigeria alone but also polytechnics and colleges of education that are ranked in Nigeria and falls among the first 100 rated tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

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Hi, I'm Ogundare Abdulahi, an educator, content developer and web programmer. I love helping people and disseminating information. At my leisure time, I like reading and surfing the web.

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