University of Nigeria: Rankings

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The University of Nigeria ranked 2nd in Nigeria and 1618th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 60 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Nigeria is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 13,978 publications and 119,200 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 40 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#1618 of 14,160In the World
#23 of 1,103In Africa
#2 of 157In Nigeria
#99 of 1,026For Veterinary
#172 of 1,030For Optometry
#228 of 1,558For Agricultural Science
#962 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#3570 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 57 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Nigeria ranked 2nd for Medicine in Nigeria and 718th in the World with 5,294 publications made and 49,265 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Pediatrics, Surgery, Family medicine, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#2 of 59In Nigeria
#13 of 262In Africa
#718 of 4,839In the World

University of Nigeria
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905524
19914915
19923515
19933720
19942915
1995167
1996169
19971615
19982319
19992420
20002422
20013152
20027762
20035543
200411478
200512096
2006136151
2007109163
2008119179
2009150223
2010183380
2011192351
2012198329
2013240316
2014320434
2015290339
2016341534
2017333390
2018345433
2019383450
2020615696

Biology

The University of Nigeria ranked 2nd for Biology in Nigeria and 926th in the World with 3,131 publications made and 35,925 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Botany, Pharmacology, Animal Science.

RankRanking
#2 of 64In Nigeria
#17 of 264In Africa
#926 of 4,578In the World

University of Nigeria
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905331
19915423
19923319
19932620
19942716
19953147
19963320
19972921
19982712
19993342
20004939
20013170
20023424
20033038
20048476
20056370
20068265
20077177
200884117
20098597
2010107168
201199133
2012116191
2013114120
2014150347
2015119160
2016187193
2017151207
2018127240
2019169202
2020265473

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Nigeria ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Nigeria and 750th in the World with 2,586 publications made and 18,747 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Political Economy.

RankRanking
#2 of 64In Nigeria
#18 of 267In Africa
#750 of 5,152In the World

University of Nigeria
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901414
1991134
1992167
199371
199464
199574
199684
1997139
1998915
19991624
200096
20011428
20023341
20031512
20043126
20052937
20063687
20074559
20083445
20093557
201051101
201154132
20127396
2013126123
2014154130
2015134107
2016181267
2017154127
2018233212
2019301299
2020390402

Environmental Science

The University of Nigeria ranked 3rd for Environmental Science in Nigeria and 645th in the World with 2,227 publications made and 22,454 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Hydrology and Water resources management.

RankRanking
#3 of 60In Nigeria
#18 of 244In Africa
#645 of 4,129In the World

University of Nigeria
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902116
19912618
19922013
1993167
1994179
19951420
19961516
19971021
19981919
19991943
2000246
20011323
20021824
2003812
20044241
20053048
20063933
20074739
20084953
20093944
20104252
20116659
20127677
20139590
2014104193
201599151
2016147197
2017133342
2018134251
2019163312
2020245379

Chemistry

The University of Nigeria ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Nigeria and 1351st in the World with 1,817 publications made and 21,412 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Radiochemistry, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#2 of 59In Nigeria
#26 of 235In Africa
#1351 of 4,409In the World

University of Nigeria
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902117
1991159
19921511
1993135
19941610
19951219
19962123
19972224
19981314
19992119
20001510
20012220
20021315
20031318
20043721
20052829
20062225
20073549
20083252
20093646
20104190
20114385
20125964
20134399
201492221
201578180
2016105152
201795252
2018114206
2019157530
2020214686

Engineering

The University of Nigeria ranked 1st for Engineering in Nigeria and 1476th in the World with 1,621 publications made and 14,545 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Renewable Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Geotechnical Engineering.

RankRanking
#1 of 51In Nigeria
#30 of 235In Africa
#1476 of 4,716In the World

University of Nigeria
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990177
199182
199295
199382
199461
199530
199631
199786
199839
1999852
200082
2001614
2002811
20031226
20041821
20052215
20062219
20072915
20082221
20092425
20103258
20115465
20126750
20137673
2014111166
201588195
2016103169
2017122249
2018108199
2019195483
2020188611

Economics

The University of Nigeria ranked 3rd for Economics in Nigeria and 604th in the World with 1,063 publications made and 6,661 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Agricultural Economics.

RankRanking
#3 of 51In Nigeria
#16 of 156In Africa
#604 of 3,117In the World

University of Nigeria
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199041
199121
1992111
199300
199410
199513
199630
199710
199834
199944
200071
200179
20021117
2003627
2004811
20051110
20061323
20071511
20081011
20092043
20103251
20113121
20124027
20135334
20146246
20155372
20168460
20177967
20188353
2019129145
2020164180

Business

The University of Nigeria ranked 3rd for Business in Nigeria and 984th in the World with 962 publications made and 5,536 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Public Policy / Administration, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Human Resource Management.

RankRanking
#3 of 55In Nigeria
#17 of 186In Africa
#984 of 4,080In the World

University of Nigeria
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199171
1992511
199300
199400
199500
199642
199723
199817
1999410
200040
200164
20021013
200345
200465
200569
2006723
20071616
200853
20091226
20102456
20112537
20124441
20136332
20146327
20154937
20168441
20177442
20189071
201911084
2020149139

Psychology

The University of Nigeria ranked 3rd for Psychology in Nigeria and 1143rd in the World with 772 publications made and 5,449 citations received. Main research topics: Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Special Education.

RankRanking
#3 of 31In Nigeria
#21 of 118In Africa
#1143 of 3,753In the World

University of Nigeria
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199121
199221
199340
199420
199510
199610
199720
199820
199931
200026
2001410
2002515
200365
200432
200543
200672
2007922
20081223
20091426
20101716
20111720
20121819
20133818
20144436
20155350
20165548
201781165
20185493
201980212
2020119134

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