The National Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked the University of Ibadan (UI) first and the overall best University In Nigeria and best federal University in its latest 2021 ranking released on Sunday.
The ranking, which was carried out using twelve indicators, involved 113 universities across Nigeria.
The institutions were ranked based on the google scholar index, the total number of full-time students, students and staff ratio, efficiency, the number of international students, and contribution to the knowledge economy.
Other criteria include; percentage of Programmes with full-time accreditation, percentage of international staff, all citations per capita, amongst others.
The University Of Ibadan thrives in an environment that fosters competitiveness, unrestrained scientific inquiry, critical thinking, innovation, and creativity which makes many always apply for admission to study in the school and that makes it more competitive.
No doubt, University Of Ibadan is one of the best Universities in Nigeria.
The University of Ibadan is a public research university in Ibadan, Nigeria.
The university was founded in 1948 as University College Ibadan, one of many colleges within the University of London.
It became an independent university in 1963 and is the oldest degree-awarding institution in Nigeria.