Top 100+ Best Universities & Polytechnics| Ranking In Nigeria 2021

Nigeria has considerable numbers of tertiary institutions, but we will be focusing our attention on the major ones which are Universities, Polytechnics, And Colleges Of Education In Nigeria.

This article will be an updated version of how universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education rank according to Webometrics, a research website with qualified and experienced personnel who are known to provide a useful and correct ranking.

The research group is owned and managed by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the CSIC works hand in hand with the Federal Ministry of Education, with its priority being able to provide systematic investigations of hypotheses and adopting facts to back it up. The group is based in Spain.

If you are also asking about how many higher institutions are in Nigeria, this should provide you with the information as it will entails all the Nigerian universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria.

As at 2020, Nigeria has 249 higher institutions that comprise of Polytechnics, Universities and College of Education. This input will also include, federal owned, stated owned and privately owned institutions.

As it stands now, the top 10 universities are University of Ibadan, Covenant University Ota, University of Nigeria, University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ahmadu Bello University, University of Ilorin, Federal University of Technology Akure, University of Port Harcourt, and University of Port Harcourt.

Polytechnics also are not left out and remain an important part of the Nigeria Education Sector. Over the years, they have become a force to reckon with and with the capability to challenge even the best institutions in Nigeria.

Best Polytechnics in Nigeria according to ranking web or Webometrics are Auchi Polytechnic, Yaba College of Technology, Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Lagos State Polytechnic, Polytechnic Ibadan, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta, Federal Polytechnic Ede, Petroleum Training Institute Effurun and Institute of Management Technology, Enugu.

On the College of Education part, one could say the sky is the limit with various approaches that are being introduced in order to ensure they come up in the spotlight.

The best colleges of education in Nigeria are as follows – Adeyemi College of Education Ondo, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri, College of Education Jalingo, Federal College of Education Eha Amufu, Federal College of Education Obudu, Federal College of Education Technical Zuba, St Augustine College of Education, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Oyo, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, and College of Education Akwanga.

Now that we have been able to pinpoint the top 10 best universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria. Let’s throw a bigger net and identity the best as ranked by a Ranking Web of Universities, otherwise known as Webometrics.

Best University / Polytechnics / College Of Education In Nigeria

11322University of Ibadan
21742Covenant University Ota
31805University of Nigeria
41984University of Lagos
52053Obafemi Awolowo University
62378Ahmadu Bello University
72588University of Ilorin
82705Federal University of Technology Akure
92819University of Port Harcourt
103126Adekunle Ajasin University
113130University of Benin
123157Federal University of Technology Minna
133388Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
143452Rivers State University of Science & Technology
153510University of Calabar
163520Bayero University Kano
173624Lagos State University
183664University of Jos
193701Federal University of Technology Owerri
203718University of Uyo
213803Nnamdi Azikiwe University
223871Olabisi Onabanjo University
234020University of Agriculture Abeokuta
244077University of Abuja
254132University of Maiduguri
264200Usmanu Danfodiyo University
274514Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
285001Ebonyi State University
295400Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
305484Benue State University
315661American University of Nigeria
325664Federal University Oye Ekiti Ekiti State
335700Niger Delta University
345754Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi
355825African University of Science & Technology Abuja
366351Skyline University Nigeria
376372Landmark University
386398Delta State University Nigeria
396471Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti
406480Babcock University
417105Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
427340Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo FUNAI
437374Osun State University
447415Cross River State University of Science & Technology Calabar
457482Redeemer's University
467987Kwara State University
478037Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike
488066Abia State University Uturu
498208Federal University Dutsin Ma
508378Edo University Iyamho
518418Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University (Katsina State University)
528765Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
538789Imo State University Owerri
548789Enugu State University of Science & Technology
558818Federal University Kashere Gombe State
568935Joseph Ayo Babalola University
579299Federal University Dutse Jigawa State
589592Akwa Ibom State University of Technology
599791Kaduna State University
609822Federal University Otuoke Bayelsa
6110081Lagos Business School Pan Atlantic University
6210089Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (Federal University of Technology)
6310152Godfrey Okoye University
6410259Tai Solarin University of Education
6510424Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Anambra State University of Science & Technology Uli)
6610433Technical University Ibadan
6710469Igbinedion University Okada
6810498Auchi Polytechnic
6910630Federal University Lokoja Kogi State
7010668Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai
7110681Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma
7210760Elizade University Ilara Mokin
7310824Kogi State University
7410874National Open University of Nigeria
7510884Yaba College of Technology
7611028Baze University Kuchigoro
7711167Nile University of Nigeria (Nigerian Turkish Nile University Abuja)
7811213University of Medical Sciences Ondo
7911213Nasarawa State University
8011277Federal Polytechnic Ilaro
8111304Pan African University Lagos
8211543Ajayi Crowther University Oyo
8311611Adeleke University Ede
8411620Federal University Wukari Taraba State
8511631Lead City University Ibadan
8611711Federal University Lafia Nasarawa State
8711830Benson Idahosa University
8811999Al Hikmah University Ilorin
8912379Bauchi State University Gadau
9012631Kebbi State University Kebbi
9112767Bells University of Technology Otta
9212891Kano University of Science & Technology Wudil
9313091Bingham University New Karu
9413163Federal Polytechnic Bauchi
9513713Lagos State Polytechnic
9614054Yobe State University (Bukar Abba Ibrahim University Damaturu)
9714091Taraba State University Jalingo
9814110Ondo State University of Science & Technology Okitipupa
9914347Anchor University Lagos
10014446Federal University Birnin Kebbi
10114536Northwest University Kano
10214562Lagos State University College of Medicine
10314582Polytechnic Ibadan
10414604Mountain Top University
10514781Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta
10614807Gombe State University Gombe
10714838Federal Polytechnic Ede
10815258Madonna University Nigeria
10915290Adeyemi College of Education Ondo
11015340Dominion University
11115395Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri
11215443Petroleum Training Institute Effurun
11315762Institute of Management Technology IMT Enugu
11415776Achievers University Owo
11515776Veritas University
11615843Federal Polytechnic Bida
11715843Crawford University Igbesa
11815890Caleb University
11915954Paul University Awka Anambra State
12016089Sokoto State University
12116193Fedetal Polytechnic Oko
12216255Air Force Institute of Technology Nigeria
12316287Federal Polytechnic Offa
12416439Kaduna Polytechnic
12516549Adamawa State University
12616584Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa
12716584Federal University Gashua
12816801Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
12917030Federal Polytechnic Idah
13017096Augustine University Ilara Epe
13117136Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo Ohaji
13217291Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana
13317334Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic
13417525Plateau State University Bokkos
13517550Oduduwa University Ipetumodu Osun State
13617587Ritman University
13717593Fountain University Osogbo
13817770Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin
13917783Kings University Odeomu
14018058Caritas University Enugu
14118069Ahmadu Bello University Distance Learning Centre
14218350Novena University Ogume
14318487Crescent University
14418550KolaDaisi University Ibadan
14518661Al Qalam University Katsina
14618706Rhema University Aba
14718706Tansian University Umunya
14818851Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo
14918964Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe
15019065Federal University Wukari
15119099Edwin Clark University Kiagbodo
15219132Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi
15319151Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education
15419288University of Calabar Graduate School
15519326Western Delta University
15619432Renaissance University Enugu
15719447College of Education Jalingo
15819481Niger State Polytechnic Zungeru
15919506Federal College of Education Eha Amufu
16019602Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa
16119661Crescent University Abeokuta
16219684Michael and Cecilia Ibru University
16319832University of Africa Toru Orua
16419875Federal Polytechnic Nekede
16519992McPherson University
16620330Hezekiah University
16720348Salem University Lokoja
16820458Wesley University of Science & Technology Ondo
16920604PAMO University of Medical Sciences
17020798Chrisland University Abeokuta
17120837Federal College of Education Obudu
17220958Igbajo Polythecnic
17321069Federal College of Education Technical Zuba
17421371Crown Polytechnic
17521537Gateway ICT Polytechnic Saapade GAPOSA
17621625Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja
17721643Summit University Offa
17821821Federal College of Agriculture Ibadan
17921879St Augustine College of Education
18021922Jigawa State Polytechnic Dutse
18121952Southwestern University Oku Owa
18221976Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Oyo
18322197University of Mkar
18422218Dominican University Nigeria
18522243Michael Otedola College of Primary Education
18622252Wavecrest College of Hospitality
18722304Federal College of Agriculture Akure
18822346Evangel University Akaeze
18922354Elechi Amadi Polytechnic Rumuola
19022365Heritage Polytecnic
19122517University of Maiduguri Centre for Distance Learning
19222544Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic
19322806Eastern Palm University
19422859College of Education Akwanga
19522910Clifford University
19623056Federal College of Education Technical Asaba
19723136Wellspring University
19823213Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
19923321Coal City University
20023344Federal College of Agriculture Ishiagu
20123388Dorben Polytechnic
20223434Federal College of Education Abeokuta
20323434Federal College of Education Zaria
20424001Lagos City Polytechnic
20524036Federal College of Education Akoka
20624080Federal College of Education Technical Bichi
20724109Temple Gate Polytechnic
20824300Crown Hill University Ilorin
20924320College of Education Ikere Ekiti
21024404Federal College of Education Technical Omoku
21124478Bowen University
21224682Federal College of Education Pankshin
21324789Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi Uku
21425098Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri
21525162Polytechnic Ife
21625388AllOver Central Polytechnic
21725462Obong University
21825500National Mathematical Centre
21925721Covenant Polytechnic Aba
22025742Dominican Institute Samonda Ibadan
22125851Hallmark University Nigeria
22225939College of Agriculture Jalingo Taraba State
22326100Eko University of Medicine and Health Sciences EKUMEDHS
22426156Tower Polytechnic
22526207College of Education Agbor
22626262Federal College of Education Yola
22726461Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo
22826529Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture Yandev
22926571Prime Polytechnic
23026584Benue State University Centre of Excellence for Food Technology and Research CEFTER
23126904Federal College of Education Katsina
23226954Federal College of Education Kano
23327075Interlink Polytechnic
23427090Umar Suleiman College of Education
23527158Gregory University Uturu
23627416Federal Polytechnic Mubi
23727424Gombe State College Health Sciences and Technology Kaltungo
23827456Institution of Ecumenical Education Enugu
23927549Federal College of Education Technical Gusau
24027664Fidei Polytechnic Gboko
24127726Federal College of Education Kontagora
24227885Ekiti State University Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Oyo
24327924Yusufu Bala Usman College of Legal and General Studies
24428079Adamu Augie College of Education Argungu
24528197Akwa Ibom State College of Science & Technology
24628427State College of Basic & Remedial Studies Sokoto
24728650Federal School of Dental Technology and Therapy Enugu
24829075Kwararafa University Wukari
24929236Edo State Polytechnic Usen
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