10 Universities With Most Employable Graduates in Nigeria
According to Stutern, the followings are the 10 Nigerian universities with graduates that have chances of being employed over their counterparts in other universities.
1. Obafemi Awolowo University
Obafemi Awolowo University OAU is the third institution on the list with 83.33% percent employ-ability rate. The university is one of the first generation tertiary institutions in Nigeria, established in 1961.
2. Federal University of Technology, Akure
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) is one of the foremost tech-based institutions in Nigeria. The institution is placed fourth in the Stutern’s ranking with 80% employability rate.
3. University of Ilorin
Popularly known as UNILORIN and prides itself as an institution that is better than others by far, the University of Ilorin has an employability rate of 77.78 per cent. According to Economic Confidential reports in 2017, UNILORIN is one of the two most sought-after universities in Nigeria.
4. Ekiti State University
Established in 1982 as none of the first generation state universities, EKSU has an employability rate of 75.00%.
5. University of Uyo
Formerly known as the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS), University of Uyo ranks sixth with 75.00%. The university was established in 1991.
6. University of Lagos
Popularly knowns as UNILAG and prides itself as the number one first choice university, UNILAG occupies the tenth position in on the list with 73.24% employability rate.
7. University of Ibadan
The University of Ibadan is believed to be the best university in Nigeria according to world universities rankings. The institution is also the first university in the country and has a good history too. However, the institution graduates employability according to Stutern has 62.50 % rate.
8. Lagos State University
Lagos State University LASU is believed to be the best state university in Nigeria as always shown in webometrics world university ranking. LASU occupies 15th position in employability rating with 58.82%.
9. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
With 56.25%, UNN, a first generation university in Nigeria came 16th in employability rating.
10. Ahmadu Bello University
Popularly known as ABU, Ahmadu Bello University is a first generation institution in Zaria, Kaduna state, The university has 50.00% employability rate.