FUOYE RANKS 1ST AMONG THE TWELVE NEW FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES
Published on 31 January 2014
Webometrics, the World ranking body of institutions of higher learning has ranked Federal University OyeEkiti (FUOYE) as number one among the twelve newly established Federal Universities in Nigeria.
The recent ranking results also placed Federal University Oye Ekiti at the 27th institution of higher learning in Nigeria, 209th position among the 1,325
institutions in Africa and 10,760th position among the 22,117 Universities in the World.
It is worthy to know that this is the best position the Federal University Oye Ekiti has attained since inception in 2011. The table below shows the Federal Universities and their ranks, in Nigeria and the World.
RANK IN NIGERIA RANK IN WORLD NAME OF UNIVERSITY
27th 10760th Federal University Oye Ekiti
43 13762 Federal University Dulsima, Kastina State
57 15795 Federal University Ndufu Ajike, Ebonyin State
58 15830 Federal University Otuokes, Bayelsa
60 15876 Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna
75 17236 National Mathematics Centre
90 18318 Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State
98 18745 Federal University Wukari, Taraba State
99 18777 Federal University Duste, Jigawa State
104 19071 Federal University Kashere, Gombe
105 19093 Federal University Lafia, Nassarawa State
According to Wikipedia, the Webometrics ranking of the World Universities, also known as ranking web of World Universities, is a ranking system for the world’s Universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of the web contents (number of web, pages and files) and the visibility and impact of this web publication according to the number of external inlinks they received.
The ranking is published by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Spanish national research
council (CSIC) located in Madrid.The aim of the ranking is to improve the presence of the academic and research institution and the web and to promote the open access publication of scientific results. The ranking started in 2004 and is updated every January and July (www.webometrics.info)
Compiled by ICT UNIT FUOYE