World League
University of Ibadan

Nigeria

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

667 World
rank
1 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1948
Short name:
UI
Type:
Public
Students:
26260
Faculty:
1540
Faculty/Students Ratio:
17
:
1
Web-site:
www.ui.edu.ng
Region:
Asia
Location:
Ibadan, Oyo
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 667 24.825
Teaching 501 38.03
Research 676 12.233
International Diversity 672 13.952
Financial Sustainability 655 27.528
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 421 39.208
Research Perfomance Rankings 674 14.872
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TEACHING
World Rank: 501
Country rank: 1
Score: 38.03
League: World League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 676
Country rank: 1
Score: 12.233
League: World League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 672
Country rank: 1
Score: 13.952
League: World League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 655
Country rank: 1
Score: 27.528
League: World League
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Ibadan (UI) is the oldest Nigerian university, and is located five miles (8 kilometres) from the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria. Besides the College of Medicine, there are now 11 other faculties: Arts, Science, Agriculture and Forestry, Social Sciences, Education, Veterinary Medicine, Technology, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Dentistry. The university has residential and sports facilities for staff and students on campus, as well as separate botanical and zoological gardens. In September 2016, it became the first Nigerian university to make the top 1000 in Times Higher Education rankings. Prior to that, it had always made the top African 10 in Webometrics Rankings. Its management envision the UI becoming on of the top 100 universities in the world in the nearest future.

Mission Statement

The University is a comprehensive citadel of learning with academic programmes in thirteen Faculties NAMEly, Arts, Science, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry, the Social Sciences, Education, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Technology, Law, Public Health and Dentistry. The Faculties of the Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Public Health and Dentistry are organized as a College of Medicine. The University has other academic units. The University established a School of Business (UISB) and Research Foundation (UIRF). The University of Ibadan Postgraduate School produces the much required human resources for the entire Nigerian University system, the Nigerian public and private sectors and beyond. University of Ibadan produces an average of 3,000 Masters & 250 Ph.Ds every year. The University currently hosts the Pan African University Life & Earth Sciences Institute on behalf of the West African Sub region. This is an initiative of the African Union. There are twelve Halls of Residence which provide accommodation for students. The University has 1212 housing units for staff. Through its alumni and alumnae, the University of Ibadan has, in the past six decades contributed significantly to the political, industrial, economic and cultural development of Nigeria.