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Names of Nigerian Universities That Have Ranked Top Universities in the World in Subject Rankings

  • About 10 Nigerian universities have been ranked 48 times in the latest Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2023
  • The outstanding performance covers 11 courses which included Arts and Humanities, Education, Law, Computing, Business and Economics.
  • The latest rankings came shortly after 12 Nigerian universities made it to the world rankings, released on October 12.

There is a milestone as Nigerian universities recorded an outstanding performance in the Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2023.

Professor Emeritus Peter Okebukola, Chairman of the Nigerian University Rankings Advisory Committee (NURAC), announced the good news a few days ago.

Names of Nigerian Universities in the World Ranking of University Subjects Photo Credit: OUA
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The development came shortly after 12 Nigerian universities reached the world rankings, which was released on October 12.

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Okebukola is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

The academic said, “In the 2022 ranking, only five Nigerian universities featured in four subject rankings.”

He added that 48 Nigerian universities are among the top 11 subjects/disciplines in the 2023 ranking.

The subjects are Arts and Humanities; education; computing; right; business and economics; life sciences; psychology; clinical and health, and physical sciences.

Here are the universities that have been ranked:

  1. University of Nigeria Nsukka
  2. The University of Ibadan
  3. University of Lagos
  4. Abeokuta Federal University of Agriculture
  5. The University of Ilorin
  6. Obafemi Awolowo University
  7. Federal University of Technology Akure
  8. Bayero University of Kano
  9. The University of Benin
  10. Covenant University, Ottawa

Details of the results released by Okebukola are listed below:

  1. Arts and Humanities: University of Nigeria Nsukka=601+
  2. Trade and economy: Covenant University = 401-500; University of Lagos=501-600; Obafemi Awolowo University=601-800; University of Nigeria Nsukka=801+
  3. Education: University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria Nsukka=501-600
  4. Right: University of Nigeria Nsukka=251+
  5. Social Sciences: Covenant University = 251-301; University of Lagos=401-500; University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria Nsukka=601-800; University of Ilorin and Obafemi Awolowo University=801+
  6. Computing: Covenant University = 401-500
  7. Engineering: Covenant University = 401-500; Federal University of Technology Akure and University of Ilorin=601-800; University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria Nsukka and Obafemi Awolowo University = 1000+
  8. Clinic and health: University of Lagos=151-175; University of Ibadan=201-250; University of Nigeria Nsukka=501-600; Bayero Kano University, University of Benin and Obafemi Awolowo University=601-800; University of Ilorin and Nnamdi Azikiwe University=801+
  9. Life sciences: University of Ilorin=601-800; Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Federal University of Technology Akure, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria Nsukka and Obafemi Awolowo University=801-1000
  10. Physical science: Covenant University=401-500; Federal University of Technology Akure and University of Ilorin=501-600; Bayero University Kano=601-800; Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta and University of Lagos=801-1000; University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria Nsukka and Obafemi Awolowo University = 1000+
  11. Psychology: University of Nigeria Nsukka = 301-400

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