C’River state-owned ranks 7th best in Nigeria, 37th in Africa

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State-owned University of Cross River State (UNICROSS formerly CRUTECH) has emerged seventh (7th) best university in Nigeria and thirty-seventh (37th) in sub-Saharan Africa NEGROIDHAVEN can report authoritatively.

This ranking is the inaugural Times Higher Education Sub-Saharan Ranking released 2 nights ago where 51 Nigerian universities, 88 Universities across 20 Countries in the region were ranked.

UNICROSS is sitting side by side University of Ibadan and way ahead of ABU, UNIPORT, BABCOCK and Lagos State University.

The latest ranking by Times Higher Education Sub-Saharan Africa University Rankings have been developed particularly to assess the impact of universities in addressing some of the critical challenges facing the region.

This inaugural list is dominated by South Africa’s University of the Witwatersrand, while the neighbouring University of Johannesburg is second and the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Tanzania is third.

South Africa has the most institutions in the top 10 (four in total ), Nigeria is the most-represented nation overall, with 37 ranked institutions, led by Covenant University in seventh place. Universities in Uganda, Rwanda, and Ghana also make up the top 10.

University of Calabar, UNICAL did not participate in the ranking.