The University of Lagos, Nigeria (UNILAG) is ranked 1st in Nigeria and 401–600, out of over 1,799 institutions across the world. This is according to the 2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings released on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.
The rankings was meticulously conducted based on thirteen (13) carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four (4) areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
The University of Lagos has indeed come a long way from the rankings of previous years, steadily rising from 2020 till date. UNILAG took a leap from the range of 801–1000 in 2020 to a higher range of 601–800 in 2021, 501–600 in 2022 and now, the 401–500 range in 2023. The University is however not relenting in hard work and dedication as the aim is to be ranked among the top 10 universities across the globe.
This year, the University is sharing the 1st spot in Nigeria with the University of Ibadan while Covenant University comes next in the 601–800 range. Outside Nigeria, UNILAG is sharing the 401–500 range with University of Alaska, Fairbanks, US; Aston University, UK; University of Bayreuth, Germany; Brunel University, London, UK; Colorado State University, Fort Collins, US, among others.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS, appreciates management, staff, students, alumni, friends and other stakeholders of the University for their various contributions to the achievement of this feat.