The recent ranking for the best Nigerian and world universities have been done. The University of Ibadan (UI) is the best in Nigeria, while University of Oxford is the best in the world.
According to a report by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the Nigerian universities were measured based on teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
Below is the list of best universities in Nigeria:
1. University of Ibadan
2. Lagos State University (LASU)
3. University of Lagos
4. Covenant University
5. University of Nigeria
6. Obafemi Awolowo University
Moving to the world scene, the University of Oxford beat other institutions to be number one in the list of best universities in the world.
In 2019, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings had ranked it as the world’s number one university for the fourth successive year and it still maintained the same position.
However, California Institute of Technology, a private doctorate-granting research university in Pasadena, California, moved two spots down from its position. In 2019, it occupied the second spot, but this year, it is at 4th position.
Below is the list of best universities in the world:
1. University of Oxford
2. Stanford University
3. Harvard University
4. California Institute of Technology
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6. University of Cambridge
7. University of California
8. Yale University
9. Princeton University
10. University of Chicago
In other news, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian lady identified as Esther Nwankwo defied the odds and became the best graduating student of her department after struggling to achieve a university education.
The lady took to her LinkedIn page to narrate how her education almost ended after she finished secondary school.
She said her father could not send her to the university due to financial constraints.
Esther said she was skeptical about her future but her determination to succeed kept her going, adding that she was determined and willing to pay the price of success.
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