Have you actually wondered which University is the best in Nigeria? Have you asked yourself what are the most popular Universities in Nigeria? Well, today on JAMBResult.org, we’re sharing with you, the 2020 Nigerian University Ranking of 160 Nigerian higher-education institutions according to their standard of education provided in general, conduciveness, etc.
Note that the ranking was based on the uniRank selection criteria as listed below.
- Being chartered, licensed, accredited and made eligible by the appropriate Nigerian higher education-related organization (National Universities Commission NUC) offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees).
- Being able to deliver courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Through this list, you’ll come to discover that the aim of this list of Best Nigerian universities in 2020 is providing curious Nigerians and the world a non-academic League Table of the top Nigerian Universities based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities board themselves.
Table of Contents
List of Best Nigerian Universities in 2020.
|1||University of Lagos||Lagos|
|3||University of Nigeria||Nsukka|
|4||Obafemi Awolowo University||Ile-Ife|
|5||University of Ilorin||Ilorin|
|6||Ahmadu Bello University||Zaria|
|7||University of Abuja||Abuja|
|8||Federal University of Technology, Akure||Akure|
|9||University of Ibadan||Ibadan|
|10||Federal University of Technology, Minna||Minna|
|11||Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta||Abeokuta|
|12||Afe Babalola University||Ado-Ekiti|
|13||Rivers State University||Port Harcourt|
|14||Ladoke Akintola University of Technology||Ogbomoso|
|15||Bayero University Kano||Kano|
|16||University of Jos||Jos|
|18||Federal University of Technology, Owerri||Owerri|
|19||Federal University, Oye-Ekiti||Oye-Ekiti|
|20||Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University||Bauchi|
|21||University of Uyo||Uyo|
|22||Lagos State University||Ojo|
|23||University of Benin||Benin City|
|24||Olabisi Onabanjo University||Ago Iwoye|
|25||Tai Solarin University of Education||Ijebu-Ode|
|26||Nnamdi Azikiwe University||Awka|
|27||Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti||Ado-Ekiti|
|28||University of Port Harcourt||Port Harcourt|
|29||American University of Nigeria||Yola|
|30||Nile University of Nigeria||Abuja|
|31||Kwara State University||Ilorin|
|33||Usmanu Danfodio University||Sokoto|
|34||Nasarawa State University||Keffi|
|35||Ebonyi State University||Abakaliki|
|36||Adekunle Ajasin University||Akungba Akoko|
|37||Kaduna State University||Kaduna|
|38||Benue State University||Makurdi|
|39||Michael Okpara University of Agriculture||Umuahia|
|41||Abia State University||Uturu|
|42||Delta State University, Abraka||Abraka|
|43||University of Maiduguri||Maiduguri|
|44||Federal University, Lokoja||Lokoja|
|45||Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University||Uli|
|46||Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University||Lapai|
|47||Osun State University||Oshogbo|
|48||Enugu State University of Science and Technology||Enugu|
|49||African University of Science and Technology||Abuja|
|50||Imo State University||Owerri|
|53||University of Calabar||Calabar|
|54||Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University||Katsina|
|55||Federal University, Kashere||Kashere|
|56||Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike||Ikwo|
|57||University of Agriculture, Makurdi||Makurdi|
|58||Taraba State University||Jalingo|
|60||Modibbo Adama University of Technology||Yola|
|61||The Technical University||Ibadan|
|65||Federal University, Dutse||Dutse|
|66||Federal University, Dutsin-Ma||Dutsin-Ma|
|67||Cross River University of Technology||Calabar|
|68||Federal University of Petroleum Resources||Effurun|
|69||Ajayi Crowther University||Oyo Town|
|71||Ambrose Alli University||Ekpoma|
|72||Kogi State University||Anyigba|
|73||Federal University, Otuoke||Otuoke|
|74||Benson Idahosa University||Benin City|
|75||Akwa Ibom State University||Ikot Akpad|
|76||Federal University, Lafia||Lafia|
|77||Bells University of Technology||Ota|
|78||Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano||Kano|
|79||Igbinedion University Okada||Okada|
|80||Godfrey Okoye University||Ugwuomu-Nike|
|81||Federal University, Birnin Kebbi||Birnin Kebbi|
|82||Kano University of Science and Technology||Wudil|
|83||Lead City University||Ibadan|
|84||Niger Delta University||Wilberforce Island|
|85||Ondo State University of Science and Technology||Okitipupa|
|86||Joseph Ayo Babalola University||Ikeji-Arakeji|
|87||Bauchi State University||Gadau|
|89||Skyline University Nigeria||Kano|
|90||Ignatius Ajuru University of Education||Port Harcourt|
|91||Madonna University, Okija||Okija|
|92||Federal University, Wukari||Wukari|
|93||Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta||Abeokuta|
|94||Al-Qalam University, Katsina||Katsina|
|95||University of Medical Sciences||Ondo City|
|97||Bingham University||Auta Balifi|
|98||Yobe State University||Damaturu|
|99||Oduduwa University||Ile Ife|
|100||Achievers University, Owo||Owo|
|101||Sokoto State University||Sokoto|
|102||Fountain University, Osogbo||Oshogbo|
|103||Crawford University||Faith City|
|105||Crescent University, Abeokuta||Abeokuta|
|106||Kola Daisi University||Ibadan|
|107||Mountain Top University||Makogi Oba|
|109||University of Mkar||Mkar|
|110||Samuel Adegboyega University||Ogwa|
|111||Gregory University, Uturu||Uturu|
|112||Gombe State University||Gombe|
|114||Plateau State University||Bokkos|
|115||Anchor University, Lagos||Ayobo-Ipaja|
|117||Ritman University||Ikot Ekpene|
|118||Adamawa State University||Mubi|
|119||Federal University, Gusau||Gusau|
|120||Obong University||Obong Ntak|
|121||University of Africa||Toru-Orua|
|122||Federal University, Gashua||Gashua|
|123||Sule Lamido University||Kafin Hausa|
|125||Western Delta University||Oghara|
|127||Kebbi State University of Science and Technology||Aliero|
|129||PAMO University of Medical Sciences||Port-Harcourt|
|131||Wesley University of Science and Technology||Ondo City|
|133||Admiralty University of Nigeria||Ibusa|
|134||Evangel University, Akaeze||Enugu|
|135||Wellspring University||Benin City|
|137||Kwararafa University, Wukari||Wukari|
|138||Michael and Cecilia Ibru University||Agbara-Otor|
|140||Hallmark University, Ijebu-Itele||Ijebu-Itele|
|141||Southwestern University, Nigeria||Okun Owa|
|142||Summit University Offa||Offa|
|143||Arthur Jarvis University||Calabar|
|144||Eastern Palm University||Ogboko|
|146||Edwin Clark University||Kiagbodo|
|147||Coal City University||Enugu|
|148||Dominican University, Ibadan||Ibadan|
|150||Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko||Okerenghigho|
|152||Crown Hill University||Ilorin|
|153||Spiritan University, Nneochi||Umunneochi|
|154||Legacy University, Okija||Okija|
|155||Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences||Ijanikin|
|156||Atiba University||Oyo Town|
|157||Borno State University||Maiduguri|
|158||Gombe State University of Science and Technology||Kumo|
|159||Zamfara State University||Talata Mafara|
|160||Precious Cornerstone University||Ibadan|
Best University in Nigeria Questions and Answers.
Which university is the best in Nigeria 2020?
- University of Lagos (Unilag).
Which is the biggest university in Nigeria?
- Lagos state university (LASU)
Lagos State University (LASU) is the largest university in Nigeria in terms of population. This academic institution was founded in 1983 and located at Ojo, close to Badagry, the Nigeria-Benin border town. LASU has a student population of over 90,885, which is quite large for a Nigerian University.
Which university is the most expensive in Nigeria?
- Edo University, Iyamho, and closing followed by Lagos State University.
Which university has the highest rate of cultism in Nigeria?
- Most people believe it’s the University of Benin (UNIBEN) and Federal Polytechnic, Offa.
What is the name of the first university in Nigeria?
- University of Ibadan.
The oldest University in Nigeria is the University of Ibadan. This institution’s origin can be traced to Yaba Higher College, Lagos that was founded in the year, 1932. In 1948, the College was transferred to Ibadan and the name was officially changed to the University of Ibadan.
Which university is the best to study medicine in Nigeria?
Here are the top best public Universities in Nigeria to study Medicine & Surgery.
- College Of Medicine, University Of Ibadan (UI)
- College Of Medicine, University Of Lagos (UNILAG)
- College Of Health Sciences, University Of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
- College Of Health Science, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
Which university has the biggest library in Nigeria?
- Covenant University (CU) Otta has the biggest Nigerian library.
Yes, even though it’s a privately owned University, one cannot deny the fact that Covenant University stands out among other Nigerian universities. Covenant University has one of the largest libraries in Africa and is dubbed the “Centre for Learning Resources” (CLR).
Which is the most beautiful university in Nigeria?
- Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
Arguably, we can point out that the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) easily takes up the #1 position as the most beautiful university in Nigeria. This institution is situated in the old cultural city of Ile-Ife in Osun state.
Which university is the biggest in Nigeria?
- University of Ilorin.
Ilorin is one of Nigeria’s most ancient cities, Ilorin is the capital of Kwara State and it is located approximately 300 km from Lagos state and 500 km from Abuja. This precise location makes Unilorin an ideal place for residents of Lagos, Kwara, Osun, and other surrounding states. The University of Ilorin landmass is about 15,000 hectares, making it the largest university in Nigeria in terms of landmass.