Private universities in Nigeria have come to stay. While the majority of the Nigerian students flock to the public universities, a number of them mostly from well to do homes sees the private ones as a choice. And contrary to the opinion of many, private universities are some of the best places to school in Nigeria, 2020.
Top 10 Best Private Universities In Nigeria
1. Covenant University
Covenant University opens the top private university in Nigeria. It is a Christian school owned by the Living Faith Church and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It was established in 2002 and enrol students for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
The Covenant University is based on firm moral laws, but at the same time has innovative technologies in the training program. According to numerous ratings, this is the best private university in Nigeria. Students who graduated from this higher education institution have a good chance in case of employment in the future.
This university has a student strength of 15,000 while the number of its administrative staff is around 1,000.
The university runs a collegiate system and has 4 colleges namely; (CBSS), College of Leadership Development Studies (CLDS), College of Engineering (COE) and College of Science and Technology (CST). In 2015, webometric ranked this university as the best in Nigeria and that’s why it tops the list of the top ten best private universities in Nigeria.