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[Full List]: Covenant University beats UI, FUTA, others to retain Nigeria’s best university spot
 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Fri, 12 Apr 2024   ||   Nigeria,
 

Covenant University has been ranked as the best university in Nigeria.

The university was ranked above the University of Ibadan and the Federal University of Technology, Akure and other universities for the second time, according to Times Higher Education‘s 2024 rating.

Analysis of the latest ranking on Thursday showed that the university based in Ota, Ogun State, is among the top 1,000 universities in the world.

The 801st-ranked university in the world first gained prominence in 2018 after it got the prize for the best university in Nigeria and the sixth-best university overall.

The University of Ibadan followed Covenant as the second-best university in the country, while the Federal University of Technology, Akure clinched third.

The ranking web said the World University ranking includes 1,904 universities across 108 countries and regions.

“The Times Higher World University ranking includes 1,904 universities across 108 countries and regions.

“The table is based on our new WUR 3.0 methodology, which is carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across five areas; teaching, research environment, research quality, industry and international outlook" it said.

Other universities that achieve the top ranking in Nigeria include the University of Ilorin, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Afe Babalola University, the University of Benin, the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Lagos State University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Obafemi Awolowo University, and the University of Port Harcourt.

Among the 15 top universities, nine are located in the South West, two in the South East, two in the South-South, one in the North West, and one in the North Central.

See full list below:

1. Covenant University

2. University of Ibadan

3. Federal University of Technology, Akure

4. University of Lagos

5. Bayero University

6. University of Ilorin

7. University of Nigeria

8. Afe Babalola University

9. University of Benin

10. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

11. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology

12. Lagos State University

13. Nnamdi Azikiwe University

14. Obafemi Awolowo University

15. University of Port Harcourt

16. Abia State University

17. Akwa Ibom State University

18. Alex Ekwueme Federal University

19. Babcock University

20. Baze University

21. Bells University of Technology

22. Benson Idahosa University

23. Delta State University, Abraka

24. Edo State University

25. Edwin Clark University

26. Elizade University

27. Evangel University, Akaeze

28. Federal University of Kashere

29. Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun

30. Federal University of Technology, Minna

31. Federal University of Technology, Owerri

32. Fountain University

33. Landmark University

34. Nassarawa State University, Keffi

35. Niger Delta University

36. Plateau State University

37. Thomas Adewumi University

38. Veritas University

39. Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano

 

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