Last Updated on 19th April 2022

Best Universities in NigeriaNigeria is a country in Africa. Nigeria has 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. At present, the authority of the education sector of Nigeria has been granted licenses to individuals, corporate bodies and religious bodies to establish private universities in the country.

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) is the major accreditation and regulatory body in Nigeria. NUC enforces uniform standards and sets the admission capacity of each university in Nigeria.

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Now there are 170 public and private universities in Nigeria. As per the record for the year 2021, 79 were private, and federal universities amounted to 43, while state universities were 48. Top-ranked and renowned universities in Nigeria are the University of Ibadan, the University of Nigeria, the Obafemi Awolowo University, and the University of Lagos.

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Top Universities in Nigeria

  1. University of Nigeria
  2. University of Ibadan
  3. Covenant University Ota
  4. Landmark University
  5. Obafemi Awolowo University
  6. University of Lagos
  7. University of Benin
  8. University of Port Harcourt
  9. Federal University of Technology Akure
  10. Ahmadu Bello University
  11. Federal University of Technology Minna
  12. Bayero University Kano
  13. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  14. University of Ado Ekiti
  15. University of Calabar
  16. University of Uyo
  17. Adekunle Ajasin University
  18. Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  19. University of Ilorin
  20. Federal University of Technology Owerri
  21. Lagos State University
  22. Ebonyi State University
  23. University of Abuja
  24. Ogun State University
  25. University of Maiduguri
  26. Usmanu Danfodiyo University
  27. University of Jos
  28. Redeemer’s University
  29. University of Agriculture Abeokuta
  30. Kwara State University
  31. Osun State University
  32. Delta State University Nigeria
  33. Niger Delta University
  34. Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma
  35. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
  36. Federal University Lokoja Kogi State
  37. Enugu State University of Science & Technology
  38. Imo State University Owerri
  39. Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi
  40. Kogi State University
  41. National Open University of Nigeria
  42. American University of Nigeria
  43. Skyline University Nigeria
  44. Babcock University
  45. Federal University Lafia Nasarawa State
  46. Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  47. Federal University Kashere Gombe State
  48. Nasarawa State University
  49. Benue State University
  50. Bowen University
  51. Pan African University Lagos
  52. Ajayi Crowther University Oyo
  53. Igbinedion University Okada
  54. University of Medical Sciences Ondo
  55. Southwestern University Oku Owa
  56. Baze University Kuchigoro
  57. Federal University Dutsin Ma
  58. Federal University Otuoke Bayelsa
  59. Kaduna State University
  60. Edo University Iyamho
  61. Godfrey Okoye University
  62. Mountain Top University
  63. Bells University of Technology Otta
  64. Lead City University Ibadan
  65. Benson Idahosa University
  66. Madonna University Nigeria
  67. Federal University Wukari Taraba State
  68. Technical University Ibadan
  69. Veritas University
  70. Bauchi State University Gadau
  71. Achievers University Owo
  72. Taraba State University Jalingo
  73. Anchor University Lagos
  74. Adamawa State University
  75. Edwin Clark University Kiagbodo
  76. Federal University Birnin Kebbi
  77. Crawford University Igbesa
  78. Augustine University Ilara Epe
  79. Sokoto State University
  80. Novena University Ogume
  81. Federal University Gashua
  82. McPherson University
  83. Dominican University Nigeria
  84. Federal University Gusau
  85. Al Hikmah University Ilorin
  86. Evangel University Akaeze
  87. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
  88. Nigeria Maritime University
  89. Greenfield University Kaduna
  90. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Ikot Osurua
  91. Plateau State University Bokkos
  92. Al Qalam University Katsina
  93. Caritas University Enugu
  94. Chrisland University Abeokuta
  95. Federal University Wukari
  96. Coal City University
  97. Tansian University Umunya
  98. Renaissance University Enugu
  99. Crescent University
  100. Dominion University
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