The University of Ibadan (UI), University of Lagos (UNILAG), and Covenant University (CU) have been ranked as Nigeria’s top three varsities for 2023.
Times Higher Education (THE) released its latest world university rankings on Wednesday.
The list includes 1,799 universities across 104 countries and regions.
The ranking table is based on 13 performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas including teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.
The ranking analysed over 121 million citations across more than 15.5 million research publications and included survey responses from 40,000 scholars globally.
Overall, THE collected over 680,000 data points from more than 2,500 institutions that submitted data.
Queried based on the summation of all the indicators, the database showed that UI was ranked first in the 401-500 set, followed by UNILAG also ranked within the same set.
The two are succeeded by CU which was ranked within the 601-800 set of the 1799 institutions entered.
See the full list below;
- University of Ibadan
- University of Lagos
- Covenant University
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- University of Benin
- University of Ilorin
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- Obafemi Awolowo University
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University
- Adamawa State University, Mubi
- Akwa Ibom State University
- Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike
- American University of Nigeria
- Augustine University
- Babcock University
- Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science, and Technology, Ikere-Ekiti
- Baze University
- Bells University of Technology
- Benson Idahosa University
- Bowen University
- Coal City University
- Cross River University of Technology
- Ebonyi State University
- Edo State University, Uzairue
- Evangel University, Akaeze
- Federal University, Gashua
- Federal University of Kashere
- Federal University of Lafia
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
- Federal University of Technology, Minna
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- First Technical University
- Fountain University
- Gregory University, Uturu
- Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
- University of Jos
- Kings University
- Lagos State University
- Landmark University
- Michael and Cecilia Ibru University
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
- Niger Delta University
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil
- Novena University
- Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology
- Salem University
- Samuel Adegboyega University
- Sokoto University
- Umar Musa Yar’Adua University
- Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto
- University of Uyo
- Veritas University, Abuja
- Wellspring University
- Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano
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