There are many ups and downs in the educational system in Africa notably in Nigeria, and getting the best university among the top universities we have in Nigeria with a well organised, and structured academic system is no doubt on of the issues intending university applicants face today. Currently most universities in Nigeria have shown instability with the growing issue on strikes and other inconvenient matters faced by undergraduates in different universities, that is among the many reasons we bring you the Latest rankings of top 15 best universities in Nigeria.
This UniRank page features the top Government approved Universities and best institutions that have been accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate Nigerian higher education-related organization offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees) and institutions that also deliver courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format.
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15.FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OWERRI (FUTO)
The fifteenth among the top 15 best universities in Nigeria is the Federal University of Technology Owerri according to the latest rankings. It is located at Owerri, Imo state and is one of the most famous and competent university in Nigeria.
14. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE EKITI (FUOYE)
Federal University of Oyo Ekiti is a government owned and operated university located at Oye Ekiti, Ekiti state. It is a very good university which is have high standards and competent in academic-wise.
13. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE
Federal University Of Agriculture was established on the 1st of january, 1988. It is located at Abeokuta in Ogun State. Best known for enhancing the agricultural studies in Nigeria.
12. UNIVERSITY OF BENIN(UNIBEN)
University of Benin is one of Nigerians 1st generation federal universities and also one of the best universities in Nigeria located at Benin city, Edo.
11. LANDMARK UNIVERSITY
Landmark University a private christain university was founded in 2011 by David Oyepedo situated at Omu-Aran Kwara State in Nigeria.
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10. UNIVERSITY OF PORTHARCOURT(UNIPORT)
UNIPORT is located at a Nigerian city of Portharcourt, Cross river state. It was founded in 1975 with over 45,000–55,000 students but was given its university status in 1977.
9. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE (FUTA)
Federal University of Technology Akure established in 1981 is one of the ninth in this list of the top 15 universities in the world and is located in FUTA road, Akure. One of the top universities in Nigeria if not the best when it comes to federal universities of technology.
8. COVENANT UNIVERSITY
Convenant University is a dynamic vision-whelmed university driven by compelling vision of developing undergraduates into leaders and individuals with the aim of developing the society and the world at large. It is located at Otta, Ogun state in Nigeria.
7. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA
The Federal University of Technology, Minna is a Federal Government owned University in Nigeria. It was established on 1st February, 1983. It is located at Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
6. OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY
Obafemi Awolowo is an extensive institution that was established in 1962 and is situated in Ile Ife, Osun state.
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5. UNIVERSITY OF ILLORIN
University of Ilorin is a well known university among Nigerians that needs no introduction. It is also one of NUC’s best universities located in Illorin.
4. UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA (UNN)
University of Nigeria Nsukka known for her vision to place herself in the forefront of innovation, knowledge transfer, research and development is one of the top universities in Nigeria
3. UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN (UI)
Uni-Ibadan also known as U.I. is a top Nigerian premier university located at Ibadan whose admission chances are ver much though.
2. AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) commenced in 1961 when it was recommended by Ashby Commission on “Post-School Certificate and Higher Education in Nigeria”. It is located in Zaria, kaduna State.
1. UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS (UNILAG)
The University of Lagos(UNILAG) was founded in 1962 and is located at lagos in Nigeria. It is arguably the best university in Nigeria due to its high standards, competent lecturers and good academic structure.