Nigerian Uni. Makes Top 1000 Universities In The World List. A Nigerian Federal University has made it to the top 1000 Universities in the World according to a global ranking released by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). See name of the Federal University below.
Nigerian Uni. Makes Top 1000 Universities In The World List
The premier Nigerian university is ranked 991st worldwide, and 14th in Africa, according to the 2018/19 edition of the global rankings released on Monday by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).
Apart from UI, no other Nigerian university is listed in the CWUR’s global ranking.
The University of Ibadan (UI) is the only Nigerian university to rank among the top 1,000 universities in the world.
Seven universities from South Africa, four from Egypt, and one each from Uganda and Tunisia are also in the list.
Harvard University, United States, for the seventh year in a row, has been ranked as the top global university by the CWUR.
Stanford University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, both in the U.S, are ranked second and third respectively.
University of Cambridge, U.K, is ranked fourth, while the University of Oxford, also in the U.K, is ranked fifth.
Among the top 10 universities are University of California, Berkeley, U.S (sixth); Princeton University, U.S (seventh); Columbia University, U.S (eighth); California Institute of Technology, U.S (ninth); and the University of Chicago, U.S (10th).
The U.S leads with 213 universities in the top 1000, followed by China (108), the United Kingdom (62), France (58), and Japan (56).