20 Best Universities in Nigeria

When it comes to education, everyone wants to choose the best institution. And when we talk about getting higher education, you would love to be a part of a great academic institute. So always choose your university wisely as it highlights your future and career.

Nigeria is having some top universities and colleges to offer the citizens with the best of academics. Nigerian universities are having a variety of programs to offer you, whether they are science-related or arts, you can make choice according to your interest.

We will discuss some top Nigerian universities, to make your choice easy. If you are an international student, have a look, and get the idea of universities.

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The best 20 universities in Nigeria Are;

University of Benin

At the top we are having, the University of Benin, which is located in the city of Benin. This university was established in the 1970s. At this moment, there are thousands of students studying in this institute. This university provides you options for graduate and undergraduate programs, to offer you the best education. This university is named “UNIBEN”, by students for convenience.

Covenant University

Then we have this newly constructed university. This was established in 2002. Even it is newly constructed, as compared to other old universities at the top, but this university is providing the same standard of education and skills. This institute is located in a small region of Ota. Their main slogan is “Raising a new generation of Leaders”.

University of Lagos

Next, we are talking about, the University of Lagos. This institute is located in the urban side of Lagos. This institution was set up in 1962. UNILAG is a large university having thousands of students each year, in pre-graduate and post-graduate plans. The main slogan of this university is “Indeed and in truth”.

University of Nigeria Nsukka

Then we are talking about the University of Nigeria. This institute is located in the city of Nsukka. The University of Nigeria was developed in 1960. This university has many branches, in different parts of Nigeria, who are working and providing students with good skills.

Adekunle Ajasin University

 The main feature of this university is that it provides each plan of diploma, bachelor’s, masters, and doctorate programs in each and every field of Arts, Language, Science, Engineering, and other fields.

University of Ibadan

Then we have this traditional and qualified university, the University of Ibadan. This institute was developed in 1948. Due to its great standard and quality, thousands of students pass out from this university each year. This university is located on the urban side of the city of Ibadan. It provides facilities of bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. plans to students.

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

This university was established in 1988. It is located in Abeokuta. This university offers you different plans and courses to choose from. You can have a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate programs.

Landmark University

It was established in 2011. It also welcomes international students from different countries, to study and live here. The main aim of this university is ‘breaking new grounds”.

Babcock University

It was established in 1999. This university offers you the graduate and undergraduate plans of Science, Arts, Engineering, Business, and Medical fields.

University of Jos

 This university is maintaining its standard since 1975 and providing students with the best academics.

LadokeAkintola University of Technology

This university was established in 1990. The main idea of this institute is “Excellence, integrity, service”. Besides education, this university also provides the facilities of sports, libraries, hostels, and other facilities to the national and international students.

Rivers State University

Next, we are talking about Rivers State University. This institution was established in 1980. It is located in the city of Port Harcourt. This university offers the students, different plans and programs for bachelor, masters, and doctorate levels.

American University of Nigeria

 Established in 2004, the main aim of this university is “Quality, Integrity, Style”. Academic and non-academic activities are provided to the students.

Obafemi Awolowo University

Next is Obafemi Awolowo University, which was established in 1962. This old university is located in the small region of lle-Ife. The main aim of this university is “For learning and Culture”.

Pan-Atlantic University

This university was developed in 2002. This university provides both educational and extra activities. You can choose the plan you want.

Ahmadu Bello University

Next, we have this traditional university, Ahmadu Bello University. This university was established in 1962 and located in the urban side of Zaria.

Afe Babalola University

Established in 2009, this institution provides different options for education to students. You can have a bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. plans.

University of Ilorin

This university was established in 1975. This academic institution is located in the region of Ilorin. This old university provides the student’s facilities of both academic and non-academic education, by improving skills and talent. Its main slogan is “Character and Learning”.

University of Port Harcourt

This is another university, located in the city of Port Harcourt. This university was established in 1975. The old constructed university provides better academics and skill learning to students.

Federal University of Technology, Akure

 Established in 1981, its main slogan is “Technology for Self-Reliance”. It provides both academic and non-academic skills to students.

By reading this article, you can choose your desired university and program conveniently.

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