Best universities in Nigeria in 2018

There are more than a hundred universities in Nigeria. But every student is looking to get into the top universities in Nigeria. So, if you are one of those seeking admission or just curious about the universities in Nigeria, you can see the latest Nigeria universities ranking here.

Which university is the best in Nigeria?

In the latest university ranking in Nigeria released by the National Universities Commission (NUC) for 2017, University of Ibadan is the best University in Nigeria. In second position we have University of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University in third place. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and University of Ilorin, Kwara ranked fourth and fifth respectively to complete the top five. Covenant University, a private university in Nigeria ranked among the top 10. See the complete list of the university rating in Nigeria below.

List of best universities in Nigeria

The top 100 universities in Nigeria in ascending order.

100. Al-Qalam University, Katsina Katsina.

99. Wellspring University Benin City.

98. Salem University Lokoja.

97. Renaissance University Enugu.

96. Yobe State University Damaturu.

95. Obong University Obong Ntak.

94. Taraba State University Jalingo.

93. Godfrey Okoye University Ugwuomu-Nike.

92. Oduduwa University Ile Ife.

91. University of Mkar Mka

90. Federal University, Wukari Wukari.

89. Federal University, Kashere Kashere.

88. Adeleke University Ede.

87. Fountain University Oshogbo.

86. Sokoto State University Sokoto.

85. Federal University, Lafia Lafia.

84. Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil.

83. Caleb University Imota.

82. Achievers University, Owo Owo.

81. Elizade University Ilara-Mokin.

80. Igbinedion University Okada Okada.

79. Bells University of Technology Ota.

78. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa.

77. Caritas University Enugu.

76. Cross River University of Technology Calabar.

75. Crawford University Faith City.

74. Madonna University Okija.

73. Joseph Ayo Babalola University Ikeji-Arakeji.

72. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Uli.

71. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai.

70. Baze University Abuja.

69. Bingham University Auta Balifi.

68. Lead City University Ibadan.

67. Ajayi Crowther University Oyo Town.

66. Federal University, Dutse Dutse.

65. Paul University Awka.

64. Benson Idahosa University Benin City.

63. Akwa Ibom State University Uyo.

62. Federal University, Lokoja Lokoja.

61. Kaduna State University Kaduna.

60. Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun.

59. Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye.

58. Imo State University Owerri.

57. Federal University, Otuoke Otuoke.

56. Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola.

55. Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma.

54. Abia State University Uturu.

53. Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island Yenagoa.

52. Delta State University, Abraka Abraka.

51. Al-Hikmah University Ilorin.

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50. Bowen University Iwo.

49. Nile University of Nigeria Abuja.

48. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University Katsina.

47. University of Maiduguri Maiduguri.

46. Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ndufu-Alike.

45. Ebonyi State University Abakaliki.

44. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Dutsin-Ma.

43. Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu-Ode.

42. Kogi State University Anyigba.

41. University of Calabar Calabar.

40. Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti Ado-Ekiti.

39. African University of Science and Technology Abuja.

38. Nasarawa State University Keffi.

37. University of Agriculture, Makurdi Makurdi.

36. Osun State University Oshogbo.

35. Veritas University Abuja.

34. Kwara State University Malete.

33. Redeemer’s University Mowe.

32. Benue State University Makurdi.

31. Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko.

30. Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt.

28. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umuahia.

27. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

26. University of Uyo Uyo.

25. Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.

24. Landmark University Omu-Aran.

23. University of Jos Jos.

22. Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti.

21. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso.

20. American University of Nigeria Yola.

19. Bayero University Kano Kano.

18. Babcock University Ilishan-Remo.

17. Federal University of Technology, Akure Akure.

16. Lagos State University Ojo.

15. Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto.

14. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti Oye.

13. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Abeokuta.

12. Federal University of Technology, Owerri Owerri.

11. Federal University of Technology, Minna Minna.

10. University of Port Harcourt Port Harcourt.

9. University of Abuja Abuja.

8. University of Benin Ugbowo.

7. University of Nigeria Nsukka.

6. Covenant University Ota.

5. University of Ilorin, Kwara.

4. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

3. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

2. University of Lagos, Lagos.

1. University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

And there you have them, the top 100 universities in Nigeria.

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