Best Universities in Nigeria 2020 – World Rankings

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Best Universities in Nigeria in 2020 which school are they?

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) has released its list of the best Universities in Nigeria in 2020.

THE (Times Higher Education) World University rankings is one of the most recognised world universities ranking platforms in the world. Their ranking of the best universities in the world for 2020 has three universities located in Nigeria in the list.

For the best universities in the world, The Times Higher Education World University Ranking uses a ranking system which evaluates 1,400 universities across 92 countries world. It’s the largest and most diverse university ranking globally and is audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers a multinational professional services network with headquarters in London, United Kingdom.Nigerian students reading in Library

The three best universities in Nigeria in 2020 ranks numbers 401, 501 and 801 respectively in the list of the global rankings of the best universities in the world in 2020

Below is the list of the top 3 best universities in Nigeria in 2020 are:

  1. Covenant University
  2. The University of Ibadan
  3. The University of Lagos.

Covenant University

Covenant University is officially the best University in Nigeria in 2020. Although topping the chart as top 1 university Nigeria, Covenant University only ranks number 401 globally. This is not a bad development considering the poor performance of Nigerian universities compared to other universities in previous rankings.Library of university located in Ogun State

Some of Covenant Universities Unique Programmes are:

UNIQUE PROGRAMMES

Towards A Total Graduate

In pursuit of its vision of Raising a New Generation of Leaders, Covenant University developed a custom-built course tagged Towards A Total Graduate (TTG). It is designed to specially package the student and deliver him to his world upon graduation, as an agent of change, set to take charge of his environment and break the barriers of limitation confronting our nation and continent at large.

Centre For Wealth Creation (CWC)

The Centre for Wealth Creation is designed as a start-up nursery for nurturing innovative ideas by staff and students into maturity. It is a Centre that acts as a clinic or an incubator for aspiring and emerging small businesses in the community; and a research laboratory for product development and inventions of novel ideas of our students and the community.

Entrepreneurial Development Studies (EDS).

The focus of the Entrepreneurial Development Studies (EDS) programme is to inculcate in the students the spirit and discipline of enterprise and entrepreneurship. The scope covers all CU students at various levels and programmes.

Faculty Support Programme (FSP)

CU, through FSP, performs its role as in-loco-parentis to students and assist them to develop spiritually, academically, emotionally, socially and physically during their period of study in the university.

Total Man Concept (TMC)

TMC is a unique and holistic concept of human development that is novel in Africa. The fundamental and foundational philosophy of TMC is premised on accessing the total make-up of man from the spirit, soul and body dimensions.

University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan makes it to the list of the best Universities in Nigeria in 2020. This is not surprising as the Premiere University as always featured as one of the best universities in Nigeria from the onset. The University of Ibadan is the second best University in Nigeria next to Covenant University.books on shelf in a library

The school ranks number 501 globally while it the second best university in Nigeria.

The University of Ibadan which has consistently ranked as one of the most prestigious universities in the world has twelve Halls of Residence which provide accommodation for about 30% of the population of students in the regular studies mode; and three others under construction with the support of the FG Revitalisation Funds.

The University of Ibadan has 1212 housing units, out of which 609 units are occupied by senior staff and 603 units by junior staff.

University of Lagos

The University of Lagos is one of the best Universities in Nigeria in 2020. In fact, the University of Lagos is number 3 best university in Nigeria.

According to THE World Universities Rankings list, Unilag ranks top 3 best universities in Nigeria in 2020 and number 801 globally.

The University of Lagos is also one of the universities in Nigeria that tops the chart of the top schools in the country.

Last year, Unilag was also one of the best universities in Nigeria alongside the University of Ibadan and Covenant University. See the full list of top 10 Universities here.

We can also hope that these top Universities in Nigeria in 2020 and even others make it to the list of the best universities in the world soonest.

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