10 Best State Universities in Nigeria 2016 Edition

Nigerian Universities picture10 Best Universities in Nigeria. Here is  the latest ranking of the Nigeria universities by different commission/body and web crawlers, especially the Nigeria University governing body on academic and performance known as National University Commission, NUC, recently in 2016. Where the body rank the top 100 universities in Nigeria. The ranking according to the commission is based on academics standard, infrastructural development, and quality of professionals in the school.

It is noted that the commission ranked University of Ibadan (UI) as the best university in Nigeria and University of Lagos (UNILAG) both for undergraduate and post-graduate studies. Below is the commission list of 10 best state universities. Below is the commission list of 10 best state universities.

10 Best State Universities in Nigeria according to NUC

  1. Lagos State University, LASU, Lagos State.
  2. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Esut, Agbani, Enugu State.
  3. Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Rsust, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
  4. Abia State University, Absu, Uturu, Abia State.
  5. Imo State University, Imsu, Owerri, Imo State
  6. Kwara State University, Baruba, Kwara State
  7. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
  8. Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State
  9. Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  10. Kaduna State University, Kaduna State

Surprisingly, of the 10 top state universities 7 is from the southern Nigeria (4 from south-east) while the remaining three is from the North. Below is the ten top state university in Nigeria according to 4 International Colleges & Universities (4ICU).

Given the ranking of the NUC, the recent ranking released by 4 International Colleges & Universities (4ICU), an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited universities and colleges in the world has spark different opinions by observers. The ranking of the 4 International Colleges & Universities (4ICU) was based mainly on web dominance and presence, academics competence and research work published by the various schools in question.

From their ranking of the 10 best state universities in Nigeria, Lagos state university still support their leads where Ebonyi state university and Osun state university surge upward. Below is their 10 best state universities in Nigeria.

10 Best State Universities in Nigeria according to 4ICU

  1. . Lagos State University, LASU, Lagos State.
  2. Osun State University, Oshogbo, Osun State
  3. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
  4. Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti ADO-EKITI
  5. Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State
  6. Kwara State University, Baruba, Kwara State
  7.  Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State.
  8. Benue State University, Makurdi, Benue State.
  9.  Enugu State University of Science and Technology ENUGU
  10. Niger Delta University WILBERFORCE ISLAND YENAGOA

Although, their ranking are almost different  because of their various criteria of assessment. However, both rankings were not that different from each other.

Please, understand that as much the university you attend matters in the labour market, the course you study in the university plays more significant role. The marketability of the course you study will play great role after graduation, so be wise on the course you study, here is my research on the most profitable courses to study in the university.

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