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NUC ranks UI as best university in Nigeria


The University of Ibadan has emerged best University in Nigeria in the latest 2021 ranking released by the National Universities Commission (NUC), on Monday.

The Premier University was ranked first in the NUC ranking which was carried out using twelve indicators involving 113) universities across the country.

A former Executive Secretary of NUC and lead presenter, Professor Peter Okebukola, made this known in Abuja, on Monday, during a capacity building workshop on improving the ranking of public universities in Nigeria, Organised by Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND),

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According to him, the institutions were ranked based on the total number of full-time students, the number of international students, students and staff ratio, efficiency, google scholar index and contribution to the knowledge economy.

Other criteria include; percentage of international staff, percentage of Programmes with full-time accreditation, all citation per capital, amongst others.

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