Current Best Universities in Nigeria: Top 50 (Latest Ranking, 2019)

This post contains the latest ranking of Top 50 Nigerian universities that are considered the best in the country to study this 2019

Some prestigious universities in the country that are considered best didn’t just start yesterday to be ranked among the top schools in Nigeria.

These institutions of learning have over the years built foundations of academic excellence and have produced great leaders that are making waves in different endeavors in today’s economy.

The list of best universities is not limited to either Federal, state or private universities in Nigeria, but consists of a mixture of all types. This year 2019, the best Nigerian university went to University of Ibadan, while the second also went to a popular Federal school, the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

So if you are looking for best Nigerian college to study at, below is a table listing out the latest ranking of 50 best Nigerian universities accredited by the Nigerian University Commission (NUC), their ranks and location.

List of Top 50 best universities in Nigeria Currently 2019

Rank

University

Location

1 University of Ibadan
Ibadan
2 University of Lagos
Lagos
3 Covenant University
Ota
4 Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile-Ife
5 University of Ilorin
Ilorin
6 University of Nigeria
Nsukka …
7 Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Owerri
8 University of Benin
Ugbowo …
9 Lagos State University
Ojo
10 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Umuahia
11 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
Oye …
12 Babcock University
Ilishan-Remo …
13 Ahmadu Bello University
Zaria
14 University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Abeokuta …
15 Kwara State University
Ilorin
16 Landmark University
Omu-Aran
17 University of Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt
18 Afe Babalola University
Ado-Ekiti
19 Bayero University Kano
Kano
20 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Ado-Ekiti
21 Olabisi Onabanjo University
Ago Iwoye …
22 Federal University of Technology, Akure
Akure
23 University of Jos
Jos
24 Federal University of Technology, Minna
Minna
25 Tai Solarin University of Education
Ijebu-Ode …
26 Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Enugu
27 Veritas University
Abuja
28 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
Dutsin-Ma
29 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
Ogbomoso …
30 University of Uyo
Uyo
31 University of Abuja
Abuja
32 Pan African University
Lagos
33 Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Awka …
34 American University of Nigeria
Yola
35 Adekunle Ajasin University
Akungba Akoko …
36 Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Port Harcourt
37 Bowen University
Iwo
38 Delta State University, Abraka
Abraka
39 African University of Science and Technology
Abuja
40 Redeemer’s University
Mowe
41 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
Uli
42 Osun State University
Oshogbo …
43 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Lapai
44 Usmanu Danfodio University
Sokoto
45 University of Calabar
Calabar
46 Ebonyi State University
Abakaliki
47 Baze University
Abuja
48 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Bauchi
49 Kaduna State University
Kaduna
50 University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Makurdi
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  1. James Ebri

    Who did the ranking of the universities. Tell us the criteria used in the ranking. Ranking all the Yoruba universities as better than the ones in the South East and South South is completely unfair. How can University of Calabar be 45th on your list. Please please please.

  2. CLINTON

    UR RANKING IS AWFUL VERY VERY BAHD UNIPORT SHOULD BE AMONG THE TOP 10

  3. university of calabar position 45 haba… maybe u have to research again… Weldone nice try!!!

  4. Stanley oluchi

    My uni z d 7th wow das gud

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