Covenant University, University of Ibadan, and the Federal University of Technology, Akure have achieved top rankings in Nigeria according to the 2024 ratings from Times Higher Education.
In the latest ranking analysis, Covenant University secured a position among the top 1,000 universities globally, falling within the 801-1000 range. While it’s ranked first in Nigeria, Covenant University is placed within this global tier.
Covenant University, a private institution, holds the top spot in Nigeria, with the University of Ibadan following in second place, and FUTA coming in third.
Covenant university tops rankings
The University of Lagos and the University of Bayero secured the fourth and fifth positions in Nigeria, respectively.
The Ranking Web noted that the World University ranking encompasses 1,904 universities spanning 108 countries and regions.
This ranking is based on the new WUR 3.0 methodology, which employs carefully calibrated performance indicators measuring institutions across five key areas: teaching, research environment, research quality, industry engagement, and international outlook.
Other Nigerian universities that achieved top rankings include the University of Ilorin, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Afe Babalola University, University of Benin, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Lagos State University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Obafemi Awolowo University, and the University of Port Harcourt.
Out of these 15 top universities, nine are located in the South West, two in the South East, two in the South South, one in the North West, and one in the North Central region.