31 Best universities for Mathematics in Nigeria

Below is the list of best universities in Nigeria ranked based on their research performance in Mathematics. A graph of 28.9K citations received by 5.3K academic papers made by 31 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 Mathematics

    University of Ibadan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  2. For Mathematics

    University of Nigeria logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1960
  3. For Mathematics

    Obafemi Awolowo University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1962
  4. For Mathematics

    University of Ilorin logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1975
  5. For Mathematics

    University of Lagos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1962
  6. For Mathematics

    University of Calabar logo
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Male:Female
    58:42
    Founded
    1975
  7. For Mathematics

    Ahmadu Bello University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    49,436
    Founded
    1962
  8. For Mathematics

    University of Benin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1970
  9. For Mathematics

    Covenant University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    98%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2002
  10. For Mathematics

    Federal University of Technology, Akure logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Enrollment
    17,672
    Founded
    1981
  11. For Mathematics

    Nnamdi Azikiwe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1991
  12. For Mathematics

    Lagos State University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1983
  13. For Mathematics

    University of Port Harcourt logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1975
  14. For Mathematics

    Bayero University Kano logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1975
  15. For Mathematics

    Federal University of Technology, Minna logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1982
  16. For Mathematics

    Delta State University, Abraka logo
    Founded
    1992
  17. For Mathematics

    Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1982
  18. For Mathematics

    University of Uyo logo
    Founded
    1991
  19. For Mathematics

    University of Jos logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    24,169
    Male:Female
    54:46
    Founded
    1975
  20. For Mathematics

    Adekunle Ajasin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  21. For Mathematics

    Olabisi Onabanjo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1982
  22. For Mathematics

    University of Agriculture, Makurdi logo
    Founded
    1988
  23. For Mathematics

    Benue State University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  24. For Mathematics

    Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University logo
    Founded
    1988
  25. For Mathematics

    Rivers State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1980
  26. For Mathematics

    Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1988
  27. For Mathematics

    Federal University of Technology, Owerri logo
    Enrollment
    21,039
    Founded
    1980
  28. For Mathematics

    Ladoke Akintola University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1990
  29. For Mathematics

    Enugu State University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    16,092
    Male:Female
    57:43
    Founded
    1981
  30. For Mathematics

    Michael Okpara University of Agriculture logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  31. For Mathematics

    Nasarawa State University logo
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Male:Female
    63:37
    Founded
    2002

The best cities to study Mathematics in Nigeria based on the number of universities and their ranks are Ibadan, Nsukka, Ile-Ife, and Ilorin.