The NUC latest Nigeria University Ranking for 2019 is out with University of Ibadan (UI) still topping the list as best university in Nigeria. The Ranking was obtained from the January 2018 Webometrics World University Ranking results.
The Ranking Web of Universities (Webometrics) is a rank of world universities web presence. And below is the updated top 100 best universities in Nigeria from the 2019 edition of the webometrics results.
Recently, there have been an increase in the number of universities in Nigeria but a decline in the quality and standard of education. Below is a the list of Top 100 Universities In Nigeria as ranked by National University Council (NUC) 2019
- University of Ibadan
- Covenant University Ota
- University of Nigeria
- Obafemi Awolowo University
- Federal University of Technology Minna
- University of Lagos
- Ahmadu Bello University
- University of Agriculture Abeokuta
- University of Ilorin
- Federal University of Technology Akure
- University of Benin
- University of Port Harcourt
- Federal University of Technology Owerri
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
- Bayero University Kano
- University of Uyo
- Lagos State University
- University of Calabar
- University of Abuja
- Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti
- University of Jos
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University
- University of Maiduguri
- Godfrey Okoye University
- Olabisi Onabanjo University (Ogun State University)
- American University of Nigeria
- Landmark University
- Federal University Oye Ekiti Ekiti State
- Ebonyi State University
- Usmanu Danfodiyo University
- Babcock University
- Adekunle Ajasin University
- Niger Delta University
- African University of Science & Technology Abuja
- Rivers State University of Science & Technology
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
- Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti (University of Ado Ekiti)
- Redeemer’s University
- Federal University Dutsin Ma
- Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa
- Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi
- Osun State University
- Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
- Cross River State University of Science & Technology Calabar
- Enugu State University of Science & Technology
- Abia State University Uturu
- Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo FUNAI
- Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma
- Kwara State University
- Auchi Polytechnic
- Lagos State University College of Medicine
- Imo State University Owerri
- Benue State University
- Bowen University
- Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (Katsina State University)
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (Federal University of Technology)
- Delta State University Nigeria
- Igbinedion University Okada
- Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
- Lagos Business School Pan Atlantic University
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University
- Fountain University Osogbo
- Yaba College of Technology
- Ajayi Crowther University Oyo
- Federal University Otuoke Bayelsa
- Adeleke University Ede
- Pan African University Lagos
- Nasarawa State University
- Bingham University New Karu
- Polytechnic Ibadan
- Benson Idahosa University
- Federal University Dutse Jigawa State
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
- Akwa Ibom State University of Technology
- National Open University of Nigeria
- Edo State Polytechnic Usen
- Federal University Lafia Nasarawa State
- Elizade University Ilara Mokin
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai
- Federal Polytechnic Ilaro
- Federal University Lokoja Kogi State
- Ondo State University of Science & Technology Okitipupa
- Al Hikmah University Ilorin
- Kogi State University
- Federal University Wukari Taraba State
- Tai Solarin University of Education
- Bauchi State University Gadau
- Nigerian Turkish Nile University Abuja
- Yobe State University
- Lead City University Ibadan
- Kaduna Polytechnic
- Kano University of Science & Technology Wudil
- Baze University Kuchigoro
- Lagos State Polytechnic
- Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta
- Madonna University Nigeria
- Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Anambra State University of Science & Technology Uli)
- Paul University Awka Anambra State
- Adeyemi College of Education Ondo
NUC Top 10 Universities in Nigeria 2019
University of Ibadan
This school ranks as first on the list, beating the likes of UNILAG as the best federal tertiary academic institution in the country. The university of Ibadan has been the preferred choice for students who want to pursue various programmes and degrees in various courses of study.
Covenant university is the best private university and ranks 2nd on NUC list of top universities in Nigeria. Founded by Bishop David Oyedepo, the school is known for churning brilliant minds into the society and has state of the art facilities that makes learning easy.
The only pitfall associated with this school is that it is one of the most expensive universities in the country. The school fees of Covenant university is on the high, making it difficult for students who chose this academic institution as their preferred school of study honor their admission to this school.
University of Nigeria (UNN)
UNN is ranked as the 3rd best university in the country this 2019. This federal university was founded in 1955 and is located in Nsukka, Enugu State.
Also, it is the first autonomous university in Nigeria linked with the British system of education. The aim of the school is to develop students through careful lecturing, research and development, knowledge transfer and human resource development.
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
Obafemi Awolowo University is another top university that has been ranked among the best academic institutions in Africa. OAU is located in Osun state and it is one of the most sought after schools in the southwest region of the country.
Accredited by the NUC, this school has various faculties and departments for various courses which has been dully listed by JAMB for Nigerian students. Also, they also offer degree programmes, masters programmes and also pre-degree and Ph.D.
University of Lagos (UNILAG)
UNILAG is by far the most equipped university in Nigeria. Founded in 1962, this federal school has always provided quality and objective education Nigerian students.
The University has produced many graduates who in one way or the other has had major impact in the growth and development of the country. Gaining admission into UNILAG might be kind of difficult due to the prestige of the school. In terms of academics, UNILAG is one of the best in the country.
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is another top federal university in the country located in Zaria, Kaduna State. It is one of the best science universities to attend if you wish to study medicine as a course in the university. They have state one of the largest teaching hospitals in Nigeria.
University of Ilorin
The University of Ilorin is a top federal government owned university that has accredited courses approved by JAMB for students who wish to study in a Nigerian university and acquire quality education.
University of Benin
The University of Benin was established in 1970 as a school to reduce illiteracy in the country. It first began as an Institute of Technology before attaining to University status by the National Universities Commission (NUC) in 1971.
With over 30,000 students already enrolled, University of Benin has Faculties and Departments offering courses at both postgraduate, undergraduate, diploma and certificate levels.