Ranking of Universities in Nigeria

Nigerian universities has been ranked in order of quality of operations amongst others. According to the ranking organization, universities were ranked in descending order based on several criteria

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Basis for Ranking Universities

Universities were rank for:

1. being chartered, licensed or accredited by the Nigerian Universities Commission.

2. offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)

3. delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format.


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The ranking provides a non-academic league table of the top Nigerian Universities based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

 Below is the rank order:

Ranks of Universities in Nigeria

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1 University of Lagos Lagos …
2 Covenant University Ota
3 University of Nigeria Nsukka …
4 Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife
5 University of Ilorin Ilorin
6 Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
7 University of Abuja Abuja
8 Federal University of Technology, Akure Akure
9 University of Ibadan Ibadan
10 Federal University of Technology, Minna Minna …
11 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Abeokuta …
12 Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti
13 Rivers State University Port Harcourt
14 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso …
15 Bayero University Kano Kano
16 University of Jos Jos
17 Landmark University Omu-Aran
18 Federal University of Technology, Owerri Owerri
19 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti Oye-Ekiti …
20 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi
21 University of Uyo Uyo
22 Lagos State University Ojo
23 University of Benin Benin City
24 Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye …
25 Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu-Ode …
26 Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka …
27 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti Ado-Ekiti
28 University of Port Harcourt Port Harcourt
29 American University of Nigeria Yola
30 Nile University of Nigeria Abuja
31 Kwara State University Ilorin
32 Babcock University Ilishan-Remo …
33 Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto
34 Nasarawa State University Keffi
35 Ebonyi State University Abakaliki
36 Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko …
37 Kaduna State University Kaduna
38 Benue State University Makurdi
39 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umuahia
40 Pan-Atlantic University Lagos
41 Abia State University Uturu
42 Delta State University, Abraka Abraka
43 University of Maiduguri Maiduguri
44 Federal University, Lokoja Lokoja
45 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Uli
46 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai
47 Osun State University Oshogbo …
48 Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu
49 African University of Science and Technology Abuja
50 Imo State University Owerri
51 Redeemer’s University Ede …
52 Bowen University Iwo
53 University of Calabar Calabar
54 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University Katsina
55 Federal University, Kashere Kashere
56 Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo
57 University of Agriculture, Makurdi Makurdi
58 Taraba State University Jalingo
59 Adeleke University Ede
60 Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola
61 The Technical University Ibadan
62 Edo University Iyamho
63 Al-Hikmah University Ilorin …
64 Veritas University Abuja
65 Federal University, Dutse Dutse
66 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Dutsin-Ma
67 Cross River University of Technology Calabar …
68 Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
69 Ajayi Crowther University Oyo Town
70 Elizade University Ilara-Mokin
71 Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma
72 Kogi State University Anyigba
73 Federal University, Otuoke Otuoke
74 Benson Idahosa University Benin City
75 Akwa Ibom State University Ikot Akpad …
76 Federal University, Lafia Lafia
77 Bells University of Technology Ota
78 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano Kano
79 Igbinedion University Okada Okada …
80 Godfrey Okoye University Ugwuomu-Nike
81 Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Birnin Kebbi
82 Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil
83 Lead City University Ibadan
84 Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island
85 Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa
86 Joseph Ayo Babalola University Ikeji-Arakeji
87 Bauchi State University Gadau …
88 Caleb University Imota
89 Skyline University Nigeria Kano
90 Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Port Harcourt
91 Madonna University, Okija Okija …
92 Federal University, Wukari Wukari
93 Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta Abeokuta
94 Al-Qalam University, Katsina Katsina
95 University of Medical Sciences Ondo City
96 Baze University Abuja
97 Bingham University Auta Balifi
98 Yobe State University Damaturu
99 Oduduwa University Ile Ife
100 Achievers University, Owo Owo
101 Sokoto State University Sokoto
102 Fountain University, Osogbo Oshogbo
103 Crawford University Faith City …
104 Mcpherson University Seriki-Sotayo
105 Crescent University, Abeokuta Abeokuta
106 Kola Daisi University Ibadan
107 Mountain Top University Makogi Oba
108 Paul University Awka
109 University of Mkar Mkar
110 Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa …
111 Gregory University, Uturu Uturu
112 Gombe State University Gombe
113 Novena University Ogume
114 Plateau State University Bokkos
115 Anchor University, Lagos Ayobo-Ipaja
116 Caritas University Enugu
117 Ritman University Ikot Ekpene
118 Adamawa State University Mubi
119 Federal University, Gusau Gusau
120 Obong University Obong Ntak
121 University of Africa Toru-Orua …
122 Federal University, Gashua Gashua
123 Sule Lamido University Kafin Hausa
124 Salem University Lokoja
125 Western Delta University Oghara
126 Kings University Odeomu
127 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero
128 Tansian University Umunya …
129 PAMO University of Medical Sciences Port-Harcourt
130 Rhema University Aba …
131 Wesley University of Science and Technology Ondo City
132 Augustine University Ilara
133 Admiralty University of Nigeria Ibusa …
134 Evangel University, Akaeze Enugu
135 Wellspring University Benin City
136 Christopher University Mowe
137 Kwararafa University, Wukari Wukari
138 Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Agbara-Otor
139 Renaissance University Enugu
140 Hallmark University, Ijebu-Itele Ijebu-Itele
141 Southwestern University, Nigeria Okun Owa
142 Summit University Offa Offa
143 Arthur Jarvis University Calabar
144 Eastern Palm University Ogboko
145 Chrisland University Abeokuta
146 Edwin Clark University Kiagbodo
147 Coal City University Enugu
148 Dominican University, Ibadan Ibadan
149 Hezekiah University Umudi
150 Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko Okerenghigho
151 Clifford University Ihie
152 Crown Hill University Ilorin
153 Spiritan University, Nneochi Umunneochi
154 Legacy University, Okija Okija
155 Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin
156 Atiba University Oyo Town
Un Borno State University Maiduguri
Un Gombe State University of Science and Technology Kumo
Un Zamfara State University Talata Mafara
Un Precious Cornerstone University Ibadan
Un = Unranked

Source: https://www.4icu.org/ng/


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