Covenant, UI, FUTA Emerge Top In Times Higher Education

Covenant, UI, FUTA Emerge Tops In Times Higher Education’s 2024 Rankings

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In a significant achievement for Nigerian higher education, Covenant University, the University of Ibadan, and the Federal University of Technology, Akure have earned top positions in the Times Higher Education’s 2024 rankings.

Covenant University, a private institution, emerged as the front-runner in Nigeria and secured a place among the top 1,000 universities globally, residing within the 801-1000 range.

This remarkable feat highlights the institution’s commitment to academic excellence and innovation. Following closely behind is the prestigious University of Ibadan which claimed the second spot in the national rankings, further solidifying its status as a leading educational institution in Nigeria.

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, clinched the third position, reflecting its dedication to advancing technology and research.

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The University of Lagos and the University of Bayero secured the fourth and fifth positions, respectively, demonstrating the impressive diversity and quality of higher education in Nigeria.

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The Times Higher Education World University ranking assesses 1,904 universities across 108 countries and regions. Employing the WUR 3.0 methodology, it evaluates institutions in five key areas: teaching, research environment, research quality, industry connections, and international outlook.

This rigorous evaluation ensures a comprehensive and nuanced assessment of each university’s strengths. Several other Nigerian universities also achieved high rankings, including the University of Ilorin, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Afe Babalola University, University of Benin, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Lagos State University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Obafemi Awolowo University, and the University of Port Harcourt.

Remarkably, among the top 15 universities in Nigeria, nine are situated in the South West, two in the South East, two in the South South, one in the North West, and one in the North Central. This distribution underscores the nationwide reach and quality of higher education institutions across the country.

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