Education is vital part and we need it for nation’s development — that’s why I have the list on the Top 10 Best Universities In West Africa for you today.
University is a high-level educational institution in which students study for degrees and academic research is done. West Africa consist of countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Burkina Faso and many more.
Below is the list of the top 10 best Universities in West Africa.
Convenant University is the best and most ranked University in West Africa. Convenant is a private Christian University in Nigeria. The institution is the fastest growing University in West Africa Region. Convenant University has four colleges: College of Business and Social Science, The College of Leadership and Development Studies, The College of Engineering and The College of Social Science and Technology. Convenant University is affiliated with Living Faith Church Worldwide and is a member of Association Commonwealth Universities, Association of African Universities and National Universities Commission.
University Of Ibadan
University Of Ibadan is a public research University in Ibadan, Nigeria. It was founded in 1948 as University College Ibadan. It became a self rule University in 1963 and is the oldest degree awarding institution in Nigeria. In terms of population, University of Ibadan holds over 33,00 students and 150,000 alumni in 160 countries worldwide. The University has 13 Academic Faculties which comprises of Social Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry Education and many more.
University Of Ghana
University of Ghana was established in 1948, the institution is located in Accra. It is the best University in Ghana and the 3rd best University in West Africa. It was founded in 1948, in the British colony of the Gold coast and was originally an affiliate college of the University of London. University of Ghana has four colleges: The College of Basic and Applied Sciences, The College of Education, The College of Health Sciences and The College of Humanities.
University Of Lagos
University of Lagos is located in the commercial capital of Nigeria. It was founded in 1962 by the federal government. It is popularly known as UNILAG. University of Lagos is been ranked as the 6th best University in West Africa. It is one of the most populous Universities in Nigeria.
University Of Nigeria, Nsukka
The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal University located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. The University has 15 Academic Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 108 undergraduate programs and postgraduate programmes.
Obafemi Awolowo University
Obafemi Awolowo University is located in the ancient city of Nigeria. The University was founded in 1962 and is the 6tg most ranking University in West Africa. The University has 13 Academic Faculties and two Colleges- The Postgraduate College and The College of Health Science with 60 departments.
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology (KNUST)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education located in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The University is the most ranked University in West Africa.
Despite KNUST being part of the top 10 universities in Africa, the University of Science and Technology is also known to be one of the best technology schools in Ghana.
University Cheikh Anta Diop
University Cheikh Anta Diop(UCAD), also known as the University of Dakar, is an institution in Dakar, Senegal. It is named after the Senegalese Physicists, Historian and Anthropologist Cheikh Anta Diop and has an enrolment of over 60,000.
University Of Ouagadougou
The University of Ouagadougou is located in the Burkina Faso capital of Ouagadougou. The University was established in 1974, It is the best in Burkina Faso. The University is composed of one institute together with seven Training and Research Units.
Ahmadu Bello University
Ahmadu Bello University is a federal government researcher University in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. The University was founded in 1962 and is one of the top ranking Universities in Nigeria. The University has two campuses: Samaru and Kogo in Zaria. Ahmadu University offers wide range of courses.