Quick Answer: What is the oldest university in Nigeria?

The University of Ibadan (UI) is a public research university in Ibadan, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1948 as University College Ibadan, one of many colleges within University of London. It became an independent university in 1963 and is the oldest degree awarding institution in Nigeria.

How old is the oldest university in Nigeria?

1. University of Ibadan – 1948. The University of Ibadan, UI as it is fondly called is the oldest university in Nigeria. The university was established in 1948, making it the first university in Nigeria.

What is the first best university in Nigeria?

Top 100 Universities in Nigeria 2021

ranking World Rank University
1 1258 University of Ibadan
2 1374 Covenant University Ota
3 1685 University of Nigeria
4 1742 Obafemi Awolowo University
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