Best Universities In Nigeria (Federal, State & Private) |2020/2021 Ranking

List of the Top 5, 10 & 20 Best Federal, State & Private Universities In Nigeria (2020 Ranking)

Have you ever wanted to know the current listing of the Top 5, 10 & 20 Best Federal, State & Private Universities In Nigeria? If yes, then this is the 2020 Ranking of the Best Universities In Nigeria.

This Ranking is listed as: The overall best University in Nigeria, The best Federal University in Nigeria, The best State University in Nigeria, and the Best Private University in Nigeria in 2020. Note: This is the Ranking as released by the National Universities Commission (NUC)

The Overall Best University in Nigeria (2020 Top 10 Universities Ranking)

Here are the Overall Top 10 Best University in Nigeria according to the 2020 Top 10 Universities Ranking (This ranking is the overall ranking of the best Federal, State and Private Universities In Nigeria)

  1. University of Ibadan (UI): See UI Admission requirements, School Fees, etc.
  2. Covenant University Ota: See Covenant University Admission Requirements.
  3. University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN): See UNN Admission requirements.
  4. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU): See OAU Admission requirements.
  5. The Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA: See Futminna Admission requirements,  School Fees, etc.
  6. University of Lagos (UNILAG): See UNILAG Admission requirements.
  7. Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria: See ABU Admission requirements, Courses Offered, School Fees, etc.
  8. Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta
  9. University of Ilorin
  10. University of Benin

Best Federal University in Nigeria 2020

These are the Overall Top 10 Best Federal Universities in Nigeria according to the 2020 Top 10 best Federal Universities In Nigeria Ranking (This ranking is the ranking of the Overall best Federal University In Nigeria)

  1. The University of Lagos (UNILAG): Established in 1962,
  2. The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN): Founded in 1975,
  3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU Zaris): Founded in 1962
  4. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU): Established in 1962
  5. The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN): Founded in 1960.
  6. The University of Ibadan (UI): Established in 1948.
  7. The Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMinna): Established in 1982
  8. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE): Established in 2011,
  9. University of Benin (UNIBEN): Established In 1970,
  10. The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA): Established in 1981,

Best Private Universities in Nigeria 2020

Also, these are the Top 10 Overall Best Private Universities in Nigeria according to the 2020 Top 10 Best Private Universities In Nigeria Ranking (This ranking is the ranking of the Overall best private University In Nigeria)

  • Covenant University: Established in 2002
  • Landmark University: Founded in 2011
  • Babcock University: Founded in 1999
  • American University of Nigeria: Established in 2004,
  • Al-Hikmah University: Established in 2005,
  • Afe Babalola University: Established in 2009,
  • Bowen University: Established in 2001,
  • Redeemer’s University: Established in 2005
  • Pan-Atlantic University: Established in 2002
  • African University of Science and Technology: Founded in 2007

Best State Universities in Nigeria 2020

These are the Top 10 Best State Universities in Nigeria according to the 2020 Top 10 Best State Universities In Nigeria Ranking (This ranking is the ranking of the Overall best State University In Nigeria)

  • 1. Lagos State University (LASU)
  • 2. Afe Babalola University (ABUAD)
  • 3. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)
  • 4. Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • 5. Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • 6. Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA)
  • 7. Ebonyi State University (EBSU)
  • 8. Niger Delta University (NDU)
  • 9. Ekiti State University (EKSU)
  • 10. Osun State University (UNIOSUN)

Top 21 Largest Universities in Nigeria

Will, you also love to know the which university is the largest University in Nigeria? If yes, then here is the 2020 listing of the 21 Largest Universities in Nigeria by landmass and Population.

  1. University of Lagos
  2. Covenant University
  3. University of Nigeria
  4. Obafemi Awolowo University
  5. University of Ilorin
  6. Ahmadu Bello University
  7. University of Abuja
  8. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  9. University of Ibadan
  10. Federal University of Technology, Minna
  11. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  12. Afe Babalola University
  13. Rivers State University
  14. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  15. Bayero University Kano
  16. University of Jos
  17. Landmark University
  18. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  19. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
  20. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
  21. The University of Uyo.

Complete 2020 Ranking of All Universities in Nigeria

Now we have listed out the 10 top best federal Universities, State Universities, and Private Universities and also the top 21 Largest Universities in Nigeria. I am sure there are some schools that you have not seen but will love to know their current ranking in Nigeria. For this reason, we have the complete 2020 Ranking of All Universities in Nigeria as shown below.

  • University of Lagos          Lagos
  • University of Ilorin           Ilorin
  • Ahmadu Bello University              Zaria
  • Obafemi Awolowo University    Ile-Ife
  • The University of Nigeria       Nsukka …
  • University of Ibadan       Ibadan
  • Covenant University       Ota
  • 8 Federal University of Technology, Minna              Minna …
  • 9 Landmark University      Omu-Aran
  • 10 Rivers State University of Science and Technology            Port Harcourt
  • 11 Federal University of Technology, Akure               Akure
  • 12 University of Benin         Benin City
  • 13 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti      Oye-Ekiti …
  • 14 Adekunle Ajasin University         Akungba Akoko …
  • 15 Babcock University          Ilishan-Remo …
  • 16 University of Jos               Jos
  • 17 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology            Ogbomoso …
  • 18 Lagos State University   Ojo
  • 19 American University of Nigeria  Yola
  • 20 University of Port Harcourt          Port Harcourt
  • 21 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta        Abeokuta …
  • 22 Olabisi Onabanjo University        Ago Iwoye …
  • 23 Usmanu Danfodio University      Sokoto
  • 24 Bayero University Kano Kano
  • 25 University of Uyo             Uyo
  • 26 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  Ado-Ekiti
  • 27 Kwara State University  Ilorin
  • 28 Nnamdi Azikiwe University          Awka …
  • 29 Enugu State University of Science and Technology           Enugu
  • 30 Al-Hikmah University     Ilorin …
  • 31 University of Abuja         Abuja
  • 32 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture              Umuahia
  • 33 Osun State University    Oshogbo …
  • 34 University of Maiduguri                Maiduguri
  • 35 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University       Bauchi
  • 36 Federal University of Technology, Owerri             Owerri
  • 37 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma   Dutsin-Ma
  • 38 Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti
  • 39 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University             Katsina
  • 40 Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo
  • 41 Benue State University Makurdi
  • 42 Kaduna State University               Kaduna
  • 43 University of Agriculture, Makurdi           Makurdi
  • 44 Abia State University      Uturu
  • 45 Nasarawa State University           Keffi
  • 46 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University                Lapai
  • 47 Bowen University            Iwo
  • 48 Redeemer’s University Mowe
  • 49 Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma
  • 50 Federal University of Petroleum Resources         Effurun
  • 51 Pan-Atlantic University  Lagos
  • 52 African University of Science and Technology     Abuja
  • 53 Tai Solarin University of Education            Ijebu-Ode …
  • 54 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University  Uli
  • 55 Bells University of Technology   Ota
  • 56 University of Calabar      Calabar
  • 57 Godfrey Okoye University           Ugwuomu-Nike
  • 58 Nile University of Nigeria              Abuja
  • 59 Federal University, Otuoke         Otuoke
  • 60 Delta State University, Abraka   Abraka
  • 61 Imo State University       Owerri
  • 62 Cross River University of Technology      Calabar …
  • 63 Akwa Ibom State University        Ikot Akpad …
  • 64 Taraba State University Jalingo
  • 65 Modibbo Adama University of Technology           Yola
  • 66 Bauchi State University Gadau …
  • 67 Veritas University            Abuja
  • 68 Ignatius Ajuru University of Education    Port Harcourt
  • 69 Federal University, Dutse             Dutse
  • 70 Ebonyi State University Abakaliki
  • 71 Kogi State University      Anyigba
  • 72 Benson Idahosa University          Benin City
  • 73 Sokoto State University                Sokoto
  • 74 Federal University, Lokoja           Lokoja
  • 75 Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano       Kano
  • 76 Federal University, Birnin Kebbi                Birnin Kebbi
  • 77 Elizade University            Ilara-Mokin
  • 78 The Technical University               Ibadan
  • 79 Ajayi Crowther University            Oyo Town
  • 80 Baze University Abuja
  • 81 Lead City University        Ibadan
  • 82 Ondo State University of Science and Technology             Okitipupa
  • 83 Caleb University               Imota
  • 84 Edo University   Iyamho
  • 85 Igbinedion University Okada       Okada …
  • 86 University of Medical Sciences   Ondo City
  • 87 Niger Delta University    Wilberforce Island
  • 88 Madonna University, Okija          Okija …
  • 89 Kano University of Science and Technology         Wudil
  • 90 Bingham University         Auta Balifi
  • 91 Joseph Ayo Babalola University Ikeji-Arakeji
  • 92 Federal University, Wukari          Wukari
  • 93 Yobe State University    Damaturu
  • 94 Al-Qalam University, Katsina       Katsina
  • 95 Crescent University, Abeokuta  Abeokuta
  • 96 Ritman University            Ikot Ekpene
  • 97 Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa …
  • 98 Anchor University, Lagos              Ayobo-Ipaja
  • 99 Federal University, Kashere        Kashere
  • 100 Crawford University Faith City …
  • 101 Federal University, Lafia Lafia
  • 102 Achievers University, Owo Owo
  • 103 Mountain Top University Makogi Oba
  • 104 University of Mkar Mkar
  • 105 Paul University Awka
  • 106 Oduduwa University Ile Ife
  • 107 Adamawa State University Mubi
  • 108 Fountain University Oshogbo
  • 109 Adeleke University Ede
  • 110 Caritas University Enugu
  • 111 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero
  • 112 Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Agbara-Otor
  • 113 Sule Lamido University Kafin Hausa
  • 114 Federal University, Gashua Gashua
  • 115 Gombe State University Gombe
  • 116 Gregory University, Uturu Uturu
  • 117 Western Delta University Oghara
  • 118 Novena University Ogume
  • 119 Plateau State University Bokkos
  • 120 Chrisland University Abeokuta
  • 121 Renaissance University Enugu
  • 122 Wesley University of Science and Technology Ondo City
  • 123 Southwestern University, Nigeria Okun Owa
  • 124 Kola Daisi University Ibadan
  • 125 Coal City University Enugu
  • 126 Tansian University Umunya …
  • 127 Kings University Odeomu
  • 128 Augustine University Ilara
  • 129 Rhema University Aba …
  • 130 Kwararafa University, Wukari Wukari
  • 131 Admiralty University of Nigeria Sapele
  • 132 Federal University, Gusau Gusau
  • 133 University of Africa Toru-Orua …
  • 134 Wellspring University Benin City
  • 135 PAMO University of Medical Sciences Port-Harcourt
  • 136 Mcpherson University Seriki-Sotayo
  • 137 Edwin Clark University Kiagbodo
  • 138 Summit University Offa Offa
  • 139 Hallmark University, Ijebu-Itele Ijebu-Itele
  • 140 Hezekiah University Umudi
  • 141 Salem University Lokoja
  • 142 Christopher University Mowe
  • 143 Evangel University, Akaeze Enugu
  • 144 Arthur Jarvis University Calabar
  • 145 Dominican University, Ibadan Ibadan
  • 146 Eastern Palm University Ogboko
  • 147 Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko Okerenghigho
  • 148 Crown Hill University Ilorin
  • 149 Obong University Obong Ntak
  • 150 Clifford University Ihie
  • 151 Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin
  • 152 Legacy University, Okija Okija
  • 153 Atiba University Oyo Town
  • 154 Spiritan University, Nneochi Umunneochi
  • 155 Zamfara State University Talata Mafara
  • 156 Borno State University Maiduguri
  • 157 Gombe State University of Science and Technology Kumo
  • 158 Skyline University, Kano Kano
  • 159 Precious Cornerstone University Ibadan
  • 160 Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta Abeokuta.

Now you know the Top 10 Best FederalUniversities In Nigeria, the Top 10 State Universities in Nigeria, and the Top 10 Private Universities in Nigeria in 2020. I am sure you have also known the current ranking of all Universities in Nigeria and the top 21 largest Universities in Nigeria…

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