Top 100 Best Universities in Nigeria |2024 Nigerian University Ranking

It has always been a thing of pride to study and graduate from one of the best universities in the country.

Best Universities

Although the list of Nigerian Universities is a very long one, with each institution being unique in its own way, there is a necessity to rank the best Universities in Nigeria.

This article contains a list of the top 100 Best Universities in Nigeria, 2024 ranking.

How Best Universities Are Ranked

Getting National Universities Commission (NUC) accreditation is one thing, while producing results and becoming a renowned educational institution is another.

Ranking among universities is necessary as it determines the school’s strength, especially in particular subjects.

Best Universities are usually ranked using the following criteria:

  • Performance in Academics
  • Performance in Research.
  • Expertise within faculties.
  • Availability of Resource.
  • Significant social activities of Alumni.
  • International activities and opinion.

Top 100 Universities in Nigeria 2024

RankWorld RankingName of Nigerian University
11196University of Port Harcourt
21314University of Ibadan
31503University of Nigeria, Nsukka
41554University of Lagos
51711Covenant University, Ota
62102University of Ilorin, Ilorin
72127Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
82172Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
92298University of Benin, Benin City
102748Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
112805Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Oye-Ekiti
122848Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
132878Babcock University
142919University of Abuja Abuja
152947Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti
163018Godfrey Okoye University Ugwuomu-Nike
173149Federal University, Lokoja
183167Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
193226Federal University of Technology, Akure
203331University of Jos, Jos
213374Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
223438Rivers State University, Port Harcourt
233447Federal University of Technology, Minna
243663Lagos State University, Ojo
253714University of Uyo, Uyo
263774Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
273902Landmark University
284104Federal University of Technology, Owerri
294241American University of Nigeria, Yola
304257Redeemer’s University
314283Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
324334Bayero University Kano, Kano
334368Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
344911Bowen University, Iwo
355024Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
365054Skyline University Nigeria, Kano
375189Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
385244Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
395274Veritas University, Abuja
405284Baze University, Abuja
415365African University of Science and Technology Abuja
425425Pan-Atlantic University
435439Taraba State University
445561Delta State University, Abraka
455671University of Maiduguri
465772Rhema University
475791Osun State University
485819University of Calabar
495957Federal University of Petroleum Resources
506006Enugu State University of Science and Technology
516095Lead City University
526179Tai Solarin University of Education
536247Nasarawa State University
546427Abia State University
556443Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
566565Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
576597Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
586754Federal University, Lafia
596850Bingham University
607035Caleb University
617095Bells University of Technology
627130Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University
637158Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University
647216Imo State University
657258Niger Delta University
667306Igbinedion University Okada
677451Edo University Iyamho
687468Elizade University
697503Ambrose Alli University
707503Kaduna State University
717805Al-Hikmah University Ilorin
727934Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil
738084Federal University, Kashere
748162Benue State University
758310The Technical University, Ibadan
768321Adeleke University, Ede
778399University of Agriculture, Makurdi
788474Al-Qalam University, Katsina
798593Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
808689Federal University, Dutse
818739Mountain Top University
828764Yobe State University
838792Achievers University, Owo
848827University of Medical Sciences
858921Akwa Ibom State University
868933Federal University, Otuoke
879023Gombe State University
889957Benson Idahosa University
8910146Ajayi Crowther University
9010187Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
9110199Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano
9210199Cross River University of Technology
9310686Modibbo Adama University of Technology
9410761Madonna University, Nigeria
9510886Joseph Ayo Babalola University
9610886Bauchi State University
9711135Chrisland University
9811784Sokoto State University
9911927Southwestern University, Nigeria
10011987Anchor University, Lagos
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Now you know the top 100 Best Universities in Nigeria 2024.

Therefore, pick one of these universities in this list when filling out your JAMB registration form if you want to study at the best Universities in Nigeria.

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