University of Ibadan: Rankings

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The University of Ibadan ranked 1st in Nigeria and 1061st in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 78 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Ibadan is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 17,072 publications and 302,244 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 90 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#1061 of 14,131 In the World
#15 of 1,104 In Africa
#1 of 157 In Nigeria
#1 of 6 In Ibadan
#65 of 1,008 For Veterinary
#98 of 1,003 For Toxicology
#136 of 1,002 For Animal Science
#569 of 7,349 For Alumni Impact
#2741 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 75 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Ibadan ranked 1st for Medicine in Nigeria and 602nd in the World with 6,691 publications made and 143,962 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Pharmacology, Healthcare Management (MHA), Veterinary, Family medicine.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 58 In Nigeria
#11 of 263 In Africa
#602 of 4,739 In the World

University of Ibadan
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 23
1992 19 10
1993 18 17
1994 21 9
1995 16 25
1996 49 51
1997 37 37
1998 49 43
1999 39 54
2000 56 114
2001 46 105
2002 71 57
2003 72 88
2004 127 169
2005 146 276
2006 120 293
2007 125 594
2008 162 433
2009 161 308
2010 249 624
2011 260 898
2012 263 446
2013 278 473
2014 349 662
2015 334 623
2016 427 2435
2017 357 5216
2018 431 1452
2019 473 1056
2020 642 1688
2021 699 826
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Veterinary 1 3 65
Toxicology 1 2 98
Public Health 1 5 189
Family medicine 1 6 206
Optometry 3 8 279
Healthcare Management (MHA) 1 9 292
Epidemiology 1 7 302
Pediatrics 4 14 349
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 4 15 353
Nursing 1 11 354
Pharmacology 1 4 360
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 2 10 364
Gerontology 1 4 372
Psychiatry 1 5 376
Dentistry 3 12 399
Virology 1 9 443
Occupational Therapy 1 9 451
Clinical Psychology 1 5 500
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 3 12 503
Social Work 2 15 529
Health Science 1 9 535
Physical Therapy 1 6 545
Neurosurgery 1 11 553
Sports / Exercise science 1 8 575
Orthodontics 2 14 583
Urology 1 13 602
Sports Medicine 1 5 654
Anatomy and Physiology 1 10 680
Radiation Therapy 1 12 687
Immunology 1 15 704
Cosmetology 3 20 709
Respiratory Therapy 2 15 741
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1 19 742
Dermatology 7 27 760
Critical Care Nursing 4 15 761
Surgery 6 25 803
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 1 20 836
Anesthesiology 2 17 841
Plastic Surgery 7 30 875
Pathology 2 20 883
Pharmacy 3 25 935
Oncology and Cancer research 1 17 969
Forensic Science 5 32 1022
Cardiology 4 23 1062

Biology

The University of Ibadan ranked 1st for Biology in Nigeria and 634th in the World with 5,446 publications made and 109,737 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Botany, Pharmacology, Animal Science.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 65 In Nigeria
#7 of 264 In Africa
#634 of 4,496 In the World

University of Ibadan
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 49 28
1992 31 17
1993 34 31
1994 22 24
1995 10 2
1996 52 48
1997 52 52
1998 46 49
1999 67 110
2000 63 142
2001 55 50
2002 69 424
2003 91 504
2004 129 180
2005 120 490
2006 113 218
2007 112 778
2008 117 325
2009 136 308
2010 214 381
2011 173 275
2012 192 276
2013 193 364
2014 218 417
2015 222 306
2016 298 444
2017 266 379
2018 270 493
2019 279 329
2020 394 330
2021 452 535
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Toxicology 1 2 98
Animal Science 1 3 136
Nutrition and Food Science 1 2 142
Agricultural Science 1 4 144
Horticulture 1 5 160
Biotechnology 1 7 220
Forestry 1 16 241
Botany 1 5 299
Pharmacology 1 4 360
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 2 10 364
Virology 1 9 443
Entomology 1 14 528
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 1 19 539
Paleontology 1 18 579
Microbiology 2 11 630
Immunology 1 15 704
Zoology 1 17 714
Biochemistry 1 8 796
Genetics 1 8 890
Evolutionary Biology 1 16 892
Oncology and Cancer research 1 17 969
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 1 16 1177
Molecular Biology 1 10 1217

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Ibadan ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Nigeria and 555th in the World with 3,495 publications made and 94,682 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Law.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 65 In Nigeria
#12 of 264 In Africa
#555 of 5,073 In the World

University of Ibadan
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 21
1992 14 6
1993 11 7
1994 11 18
1995 5 5
1996 21 18
1997 20 14
1998 22 33
1999 27 33
2000 34 57
2001 25 61
2002 31 52
2003 41 84
2004 66 94
2005 68 177
2006 69 155
2007 84 612
2008 98 251
2009 87 156
2010 121 212
2011 123 534
2012 123 117
2013 150 235
2014 177 345
2015 152 277
2016 221 2356
2017 211 3768
2018 217 1255
2019 213 434
2020 366 1184
2021 377 369

Environmental Science

The University of Ibadan ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Nigeria and 512th in the World with 2,782 publications made and 35,862 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Ecology, Geology.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 60 In Nigeria
#7 of 243 In Africa
#512 of 4,023 In the World

University of Ibadan
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 9
1992 12 7
1993 16 10
1994 5 8
1995 6 3
1996 19 13
1997 15 19
1998 17 12
1999 23 23
2000 29 40
2001 24 26
2002 28 27
2003 37 67
2004 59 53
2005 45 44
2006 63 43
2007 64 133
2008 72 235
2009 73 148
2010 75 138
2011 81 98
2012 84 99
2013 111 151
2014 137 217
2015 124 117
2016 160 259
2017 134 147
2018 168 237
2019 167 281
2020 203 315
2021 274 301

Chemistry

The University of Ibadan ranked 1st for Chemistry in Nigeria and 1037th in the World with 2,124 publications made and 42,937 citations received. Main research topics: Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Materials Science, Environmental Chemistry, Radiochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 58 In Nigeria
#19 of 229 In Africa
#1037 of 4,317 In the World

University of Ibadan
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 15
1992 7 3
1993 12 11
1994 8 15
1995 2 1
1996 10 9
1997 20 18
1998 14 31
1999 28 56
2000 20 43
2001 14 26
2002 22 49
2003 36 111
2004 30 69
2005 41 146
2006 36 93
2007 40 145
2008 50 198
2009 52 199
2010 91 344
2011 58 147
2012 76 143
2013 75 117
2014 97 231
2015 95 165
2016 119 204
2017 112 235
2018 112 152
2019 131 275
2020 175 225
2021 175 233
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 1 2 142
Petrology and Geochemistry 1 13 462
Environmental Chemistry 1 3 490
Radiochemistry 2 15 645
Biochemistry 1 8 796
Pharmacy 3 25 935
Inorganic Chemistry 1 25 1028
Organic Chemistry 1 23 1185
Materials Science 9 56 2020

Economics

The University of Ibadan ranked 1st for Economics in Nigeria and 424th in the World with 1,241 publications made and 15,032 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Agricultural Economics, Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 54 In Nigeria
#10 of 159 In Africa
#424 of 3,039 In the World

University of Ibadan
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 8
1992 6 1
1993 2 0
1994 7 2
1995 1 0
1996 3 1
1997 6 6
1998 12 16
1999 8 6
2000 6 1
2001 5 1
2002 5 0
2003 9 25
2004 16 3
2005 17 38
2006 34 42
2007 30 31
2008 20 34
2009 29 32
2010 35 46
2011 27 30
2012 59 78
2013 64 126
2014 63 77
2015 68 56
2016 90 92
2017 88 235
2018 72 316
2019 78 104
2020 118 698
2021 150 191

Psychology

The University of Ibadan ranked 1st for Psychology in Nigeria and 716th in the World with 1,163 publications made and 27,347 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 30 In Nigeria
#11 of 116 In Africa
#716 of 3,654 In the World

University of Ibadan
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 2
1992 3 0
1993 0 0
1994 8 15
1995 3 1
1996 1 5
1997 5 11
1998 8 13
1999 15 15
2000 14 10
2001 10 28
2002 8 9
2003 13 30
2004 43 26
2005 35 70
2006 40 74
2007 41 373
2008 51 104
2009 31 65
2010 37 260
2011 40 101
2012 55 87
2013 61 69
2014 72 217
2015 63 121
2016 84 111
2017 71 440
2018 47 61
2019 55 80
2020 72 295
2021 91 122
Speciality Nigeria rank Africa rank World rank
Sexology 1 10 342
Psychiatry 1 5 376
Occupational Therapy 1 9 451
Clinical Psychology 1 5 500
Special Education 1 12 510
Social Work 2 15 529
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 1 14 638
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 2 15 670
Education Majors 1 18 706
Social Psychology 1 9 713
Child Psychology 1 12 854

Business

The University of Ibadan ranked 2nd for Business in Nigeria and 858th in the World with 997 publications made and 10,134 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Public Policy / Administration, Finance, Occupational Safety and Health, Marketing.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 55 In Nigeria
#13 of 186 In Africa
#858 of 4,001 In the World

University of Ibadan
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 2 1
1993 2 0
1994 2 0
1995 0 0
1996 5 2
1997 4 5
1998 4 1
1999 6 1
2000 10 6
2001 2 0
2002 4 3
2003 11 27
2004 19 22
2005 20 42
2006 17 32
2007 25 34
2008 23 57
2009 29 21
2010 35 73
2011 39 40
2012 47 61
2013 60 74
2014 69 48
2015 67 103
2016 74 51
2017 69 83
2018 60 87
2019 69 92
2020 82 262
2021 86 53

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Non-core subjects for the University of Ibadan

Speciality Nigeria Africa World Rank
Agricultural Engineering 2 4 213
Petroleum Engineering 4 7 288
Renewable Energy Engineering 2 12 501
Math Teachers 1 14 506
Information Technology 1 11 568
Civil Engineering 5 13 595
Literature 2 18 761
Telecommunications 1 13 780
Creative Writing 1 17 801
Performing arts 3 20 821
Cinematography 5 20 898
Statistics 1 13 973
Mathematics 1 17 986
Metallurgical Engineering 7 31 1151
Landscape Architecture 11 45 1247
Art & Design 2 24 1444
Engineering 3 32 1560
Computer Science 1 35 1816
Physics 9 61 2216
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 3 71 2526