64 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Nigeria

Below is the list of best universities in Nigeria ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 276K citations received by 27K academic papers made by 64 universities in Nigeria was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Ibadan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Nigeria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1960
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Obafemi Awolowo University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1962
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Lagos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1962
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Benin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1970
  6. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Ilorin logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1975
  7. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Calabar logo
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Male:Female
    58:42
    Founded
    1975
  8. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ahmadu Bello University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    49,436
    Founded
    1962
  9. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nnamdi Azikiwe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1991
  10. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Port Harcourt logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1975
  11. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Covenant University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    98%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2002
  12. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Lagos State University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1983
  13. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Maiduguri logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1975
  14. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Bayero University Kano logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1975
  15. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Jos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    24,169
    Male:Female
    54:46
    Founded
    1975
  16. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Uyo logo
    Founded
    1991
  17. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Olabisi Onabanjo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  18. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Rivers State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1980
  19. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1982
  20. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Delta State University, Abraka logo
    Founded
    1992
  21. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Usmanu Danfodio University logo
    Founded
    1975
  22. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ebonyi State University logo
    Enrollment
    19,753
    Male:Female
    46:54
    Founded
    2000
  23. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Babcock University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    7,460
    Male:Female
    48:52
    Founded
    1999
  24. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Adekunle Ajasin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  25. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ladoke Akintola University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1990
  26. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Technology, Akure logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Enrollment
    17,672
    Founded
    1981
  27. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1988
  28. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ambrose Alli University logo
    Founded
    1980
  29. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Benue State University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  30. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Redeemer's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2005
  31. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Niger Delta University logo
    Founded
    2000
  32. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Imo State University logo
    Founded
    1981
  33. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2000
  34. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Abuja logo
    Founded
    1988
  35. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kogi State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1999
  36. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Enugu State University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    16,092
    Male:Female
    57:43
    Founded
    1981
  37. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Pan-Atlantic University logo
    Founded
    2002
  38. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Abia State University logo
    Enrollment
    20,400
    Founded
    1981
  39. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nasarawa State University logo
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Male:Female
    63:37
    Founded
    2002
  40. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Technology, Owerri logo
    Enrollment
    21,039
    Founded
    1980
  41. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Michael Okpara University of Agriculture logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  42. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Osun State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2007
  43. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University logo
    Founded
    1988
  44. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University of Technology, Minna logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1982
  45. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Agriculture, Makurdi logo
    Founded
    1988
  46. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University, Oye-Ekiti logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2011
  47. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    American University of Nigeria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2004
  48. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tai Solarin University of Education logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2005
  49. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Igbinedion University Okada logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1999
  50. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Afe Babalola University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2009
  51. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Landmark University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2011
  52. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kaduna State University logo
    Founded
    2004
  53. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Lead City University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    3,366
    Male:Female
    43:57
    Founded
    2005
  54. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University, Otuoke logo
    Enrollment
    250
    Founded
    2011
  55. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kwara State University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2009
  56. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Bowen University logo
    Enrollment
    4,524
    Male:Female
    43:57
    Founded
    2001
  57. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Joseph Ayo Babalola University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    1,212
    Male:Female
    51:49
    Founded
    2006
  58. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Modibbo Adama University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    13,688
    Male:Female
    75:25
    Founded
    1988
  59. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University, Lafia logo
    Founded
    2011
  60. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Bingham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2005
  61. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University logo
    Enrollment
    13,256
    Founded
    2006
  62. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Benson Idahosa University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2002
  63. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Gombe State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2004
  64. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Federal University, Lokoja logo
    Founded
    2011

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Nigeria based on the number of universities and their ranks are Ibadan, Nsukka, Ile-Ife, and Lagos.