In the latest ranking of universities in Nigeria just released by the National Universities Commission (NUC), the University of Ibadan maintained its leadership position in the country as the number one university in Nigeria.
It was followed by the University of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. The only non-Federal University in the top ten rankings is the Covenant University, Ota which also emerged as the best private university in the ranking.
Lagos State University, (LASU), Ojo was the best-ranked state university in the 16th position.
2020 Official Ranking of all Universities in Nigeria 2020 [Webometrics]
39 African University of Science and Technology Abuja 40 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti Ado-Ekiti 41 University of Calabar Calabar 42 Kogi State University Anyigba 43 Tai Solarin University of Education Ijebu-Ode … 44 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Dutsin-Ma 45 Ebonyi State University Abakaliki 46 Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ndufu-Alike 47 University of Maiduguri Maiduguri 48 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University Katsina 49 Nile University of Nigeria Abuja 50 Bowen University Iwo 51 Al-Hikmah University Ilorin … 52 Delta State University, Abraka Abraka 53 Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island Yenagoa 54 Abia State University Uturu 55 Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma 56 Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola 57 Federal University, Otuoke Otuoke 58 Imo State University Owerri 59 Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye … 60 Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun 61 Kaduna State University Kaduna 62 Federal University, Lokoja Lokoja 63 Akwa Ibom State University Uyo 64 Benson Idahosa University Benin City 65 Paul University Awka 66 Federal University, Dutse Dutse 67 Ajayi Crowther University Oyo Town 68 Lead City University Ibadan 69 Bingham University Auta Balifi 70 Baze University Abuja 71 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai 72 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Uli 73 Joseph Ayo Babalola University Ikeji-Arakeji 74 Madonna University Okija … 75 Crawford University Faith City … 76 Cross River University of Technology Calabar … 77 Caritas University Enugu 78 Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa 79 Bells University of Technology Ota 80 Igbinedion University Okada Okada … 81 Elizade University Ilara-Mokin 82 Achievers University, Owo Owo 83 Caleb University Imota 84 Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil 85 Federal University, Lafia Lafia 86 Sokoto State University Sokoto 87 Fountain University Oshogbo 88 Adeleke University Ede 89 Federal University, Kashere Kashere 90 Federal University, Wukari Wukari 91 University of Mkar Mkar 92 Oduduwa University Ile Ife 93 Godfrey Okoye University Ugwuomu-Nike 94 Taraba State University Jalingo 95 Obong University Obong Ntak 96 Yobe State University Damaturu 97 Renaissance University Enugu 98 Salem University Lokoja 99 Wellspring University Benin City 100 Al-Qalam University, Katsina Katsina 101 Novena University Ogume 102 Western Delta University Oghara 103 Gombe State University Gombe 104 Kwararafa University Wukari Wukari 105 Bauchi State University Gadau … 106 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero 107 Tansian University Umunya … 108 Crescent University, Abeokuta Abeokuta 109 Rhema University Aba 110 Wesley University of Science and Technology Ondo City 111 Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa Unranked Pan African University Lagos Unranked Adamawa State University Mubi Unranked Plateau State University