Current Best Universities in Nigeria: Top 50 (Latest Ranking, 2019)

This post contains the latest ranking of Top 50 Nigerian universities that are considered the best in the country to study this 2019

Some prestigious universities in the country that are considered best didn’t just start yesterday to be ranked among the top schools in Nigeria.

These institutions of learning have over the years built foundations of academic excellence and have produced great leaders that are making waves in different endeavors in today’s economy.

The list of best universities is not limited to either Federal, state or private universities in Nigeria, but consists of a mixture of all types. This year 2019, the best Nigerian university went to University of Ibadan, while the second also went to a popular Federal school, the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

So if you are looking for best Nigerian college to study at, below is a table listing out the latest ranking of 50 best Nigerian universities accredited by the Nigerian University Commission (NUC), their ranks and location.

List of Top 50 best universities in Nigeria Currently 2019

Rank

University

Location

1University of Ibadan
Ibadan
2University of Lagos
Lagos
3Covenant University
Ota
4Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile-Ife
5University of Ilorin
Ilorin
6University of Nigeria
Nsukka …
7Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Owerri
8University of Benin
Ugbowo …
9Lagos State University
Ojo
10Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Umuahia
11Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
Oye …
12Babcock University
Ilishan-Remo …
13Ahmadu Bello University
Zaria
14University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Abeokuta …
15Kwara State University
Ilorin
16Landmark University
Omu-Aran
17University of Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt
18Afe Babalola University
Ado-Ekiti
19Bayero University Kano
Kano
20Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Ado-Ekiti
21Olabisi Onabanjo University
Ago Iwoye …
22Federal University of Technology, Akure
Akure
23University of Jos
Jos
24Federal University of Technology, Minna
Minna
25Tai Solarin University of Education
Ijebu-Ode …
26Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Enugu
27Veritas University
Abuja
28Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
Dutsin-Ma
29Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
Ogbomoso …
30University of Uyo
Uyo
31University of Abuja
Abuja
32Pan African University
Lagos
33Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Awka …
34American University of Nigeria
Yola
35Adekunle Ajasin University
Akungba Akoko …
36Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Port Harcourt
37Bowen University
Iwo
38Delta State University, Abraka
Abraka
39African University of Science and Technology
Abuja
40Redeemer’s University
Mowe
41Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Uli
42Osun State University
Oshogbo …
43Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Lapai
44Usmanu Danfodio University
Sokoto
45University of Calabar
Calabar
46Ebonyi State University
Abakaliki
47Baze University
Abuja
48Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Bauchi
49Kaduna State University
Kaduna
50University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Makurdi

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I am simply known as Ikenwa Chizoba. A Nigerian seasoned blogger and the Assistant admin of Nigerian Infopedia. I write for one of the most outstanding Newspapers in Nigeria. A very simple person who loves writing, reading and research. "Talents comes from God alone"

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  1. James Ebri

    Who did the ranking of the universities. Tell us the criteria used in the ranking. Ranking all the Yoruba universities as better than the ones in the South East and South South is completely unfair. How can University of Calabar be 45th on your list. Please please please.

  2. CLINTON

    UR RANKING IS AWFUL VERY VERY BAHD UNIPORT SHOULD BE AMONG THE TOP 10

  3. obi

    university of calabar position 45 haba… maybe u have to research again… Weldone nice try!!!

  4. Stanley oluchi

    My uni z d 7th wow das gud

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