Best university for Computer Science in Nigeria

Best university for Computer Science in Nigeria

In a world and generation driven by Information Technology (IT) advancement and innovation, Computer Science is one of the top courses to study in the university. If you choose to study this discipline, then you should choose the best university for Computer Science in Nigeria.

Best university for Computer Science
Source: UGC

Computer Science is one of the professional fields driving the world today. It has become an indispensable part of modern civilization.

Computer Scientists are being trained to learn and solve various complex problems in all other fields such as business, education, medicine, science, etc. That is why the best-trained Computer Scientists and IT experts are in high demand today.

Computer Science is one of the popular courses in the world today that require high-quality learning.

Unfortunately, most Computer Science graduates are seen as half-baked and not skilled enough. And one of the reasons why is the quality of the institution from which a person has graduated.

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That is why, while trying to study Computer Science in our country, a future IT specialist needs to do so at a top university in Nigeria, where the quality of learning is high.

Best university in Nigeria for Computer Science

Unlike some other courses in Nigerian universities, there is no professional association that rates Computer Science study among universities in Nigeria.

Therefore, it is very challenging to give you precisely the name of the institution that is the best in Nigeria when it comes to the study of Computer Science. But there is still something we can offer those who are searching for the best Nigerian university to study Computer Science.

Computer Science
Source: UGC

According to an interview with Dr Roberts Charles, one of the Senior Lecturers of Computer Science at the University of Ibadan, published by Pulse Nigeria in December 2017, the lecturer mentioned 12 universities (apart from the University of Ibadan) that have proven to be very efficient at teaching the subject.

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Dr Roberts Charles has been teaching Computer Science for over 17 years at university. So, keep reading to find out what universities were named the best.

  1. University of Ibadan
  2. The Federal University of Technology, Akure
  3. The Federal University of Technology, Minna
  4. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife
  5. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  6. The University of Benin, (UNIBEN)
  7. Covenant University, Ota
  8. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  9. Kwara State University, (KWASU)
  10. Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho
  11. Ekiti State University (EKSU)
  12. University of Lagos, Akoka
  13. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Just in case your results are not enough to get you into one of the universities listed above, below are some other universities offering Computer Science in Nigeria.

List of universities offering Computer Science in Nigeria

  • Adamawa State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Adeleke University
  • Afe Babalola University
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Ajayi Crowther University
  • Akwa Ibom State University
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Anambra State University
  • Babcock University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Baze University
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Benue State University

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Computer Science in Nigeria
Source: UGC
  • Bowen University
  • Caleb University
  • Crescent University
  • Cross River State University of Technology
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Federal University Gashua
  • Federal University Gusau
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resource
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
  • Federal University, Dutse
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Federal University, Lafia
  • Federal University, Lokoja
  • Federal University, Ndufu-alike
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
  • Federal University, Wukari
  • Fountain University.
  • Gombe State University
  • Hallmark University
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
  • Imo State University
  • Jigawa State University
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • Kaduna State University
  • Kano University of Science and Technology
  • Kebbi State University of Science and Technology
  • Kogi State University
  • Landmark University
  • Madonna University
Computer Science
Source: UGC
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
  • Micheal and Cecilia Ibru University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • National Open University of Nigeria
  • Nigeria Turkish Nile University
  • Nigerian Defence Academy
  • Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Oduduwa University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology
  • Osun State University
  • Plateau State University
  • Redeemer's University
  • Renaissance University
  • Ritman University
  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • Salem University
  • Sokoto State University
  • Southwestern University
  • Summit University, Offa
  • The Tai Solarin University of Education
  • Tansian University
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University
  • The University of Abuja
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • The University of Ilorin
  • The University of Jos
  • The University of Mkar
  • The University of Nigeria
  • University of Port Harcourt
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University
  • Wellspring University
  • Wesley University of Science and Technology
  • Western Delta University
  • Yobe State University

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