Report reaching our entrance desk that the University of Ibadan, Lagos State University, and the University of Lagos have ranked among the many high 800 universities in the world.
This was contained within the 2021 Occasions Increased Schooling World College Rating obtained on Wednesday.
The ranked UI, LASU, and UNILAG as first, second, and third respectively in Nigeria.
Privately-owned Covenant College, Ota, Ogun State, was ranked fourth forward of the Federal Authorities-owned College of Nigeria, Nsukka, which got here fifth; and Obafemi Awolowo College, sixth in Nigeria.
A breakdown of the rating additional confirmed that UI ranked inside 401-Five hundredth bracket; LASU, 501–600th; and UNILAG 601–800th.
Covenant College ranked throughout the band of 801–a thousandth; the College of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Obafemi Awolowo College positioned 1001+.
The rating confirmed that of the six Nigerian universities listed in THE 2021 Rising Economies College Rankings, UI and UNN scored one per cent in worldwide college students enrolment, whereas LASU, UNILAG, CU, and OAU had no file of scholar enrolment on this class.
The College of Oxford tops the rankings for the fifth consecutive 12 months, whereas mainland China’s Tsinghua College turns into the primary Asian college to interrupt into the highest 20 below the present methodology (launched in 2011).
Reacting, the performing Vice-Chancellor of LASU, Prof. Oyedamola Oke, expressed delight with the score of LASU because the second-best college in Nigeria.
Oke mentioned the brand new standing of the college is heartwarming, and an additional attestation to her high quality educating, analysis exploits, and sturdy service supply.
Oke famous that with out the unwavering help and dedication of all stakeholders to the “LASU Challenge”, the feat would have been unattainable.
The Occasions Increased Schooling World College Rankings 2021 embody greater than 1,500 universities throughout 93 international locations and areas.
The score relies on 13 fastidiously calibrated efficiency indicators that measure an establishment’s efficiency throughout 4 areas – educating, analysis, data switch, and worldwide outlook.
This 12 months’s rating analysed greater than 80 million citations throughout over 13 million analysis publications and included survey responses from 22,000 students globally.
“Trusted worldwide by college students, academics, governments, and trade specialists, this 12 months’s league desk gives nice perception into the shifting steadiness of energy in international larger schooling,” THE added.