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September 26, 2019

Top 30 Largest and Beautiful Football Stadiums in The World 2019 - 2020

Photo of a football stadium

We know a lot of soccer stadiums mostly for the football lovers. Soccer has got a lot of fans and stadiums are built with the goal of having the capacity they can that could contain their beloved fans. Some stadiums are well known and bigger than others.

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The likes of Camp Nou, Bernabeu, Old Trafford, Wembley etc are very large football/soccer stadiums. On this post, we are actually going to rank them based on their capacity. Enough details about these stadiums will be provided such as the clubs that plays there, where it is located and capacity. Below are the Top 30 largest and beautiful football stadiums in the world.

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

1) Rungrado 1st of May Stadium
Location - Pyong Yang, North Korea
Football Team - North Korea National Team
Capacity - 114,000

This stadium is located in Rungra Island, Pyongyang, North Korea. The first major event done in this big stadium was the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students. Since it's opening in May 1 1989. The Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is the largest football stadium in the world with a stunning capacity of 114,000.

The football stadium also has other purposes such as few athletic events and the mass games of the Anrag festival. In July 2017, the stadium played host to six group stage matches of 2018 AFC U-23 Championship Qualification.

Melbourne cricket ground

2) Melbourne Cricket Ground
Location - Melbourne, Australia
Football Team - N/A
Capacity - 100,024

The Melbourne cricket ground might be mainly for cricket games but it has been numerously used for football matches as well. This is the second largest soccer stadium with capacity of 100,024. It is also the largest cricket ground by capacity.

Located in Melbourne, Australia, this stadium homes Melbourne football club, Richmond football club, collingwood football club and Hawthorn football club which are under the Australia Football league.

The Australia national cricket team also uses the stadium as well as Victoria cricket team, Melbourne stars which are all cricket teams.

Camp Nou

3) Camp Nou
Location - Barcelona, Spain
Football Team - Barcelona FC
Capacity - 99,354

Camp Nou is the home stadium of Barcelona FC since 1937 when it was completed. The cost of construction for this mega stadium is about €1.3 billion. Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Europe and Spain and the third largest stadium in the world. It has 99,354 as the seating capacity.

Camp Nou has been the venue for the 1989 and 1999 European cup/ Champions League finals. It has also hosted four Copa Del Rey finals, two Copa dey La liga final games, five UEFA super cup final games, two UEFA cup winners cup finals etc.

Nationally, the 1982 FIFA World Cup opening game was played in Camp Nou, two matches of the 1964 European Nations cup and the football competition final at the 1992 summer Olympics.

FNB stadium

4) FNB Stadium
Location - Johannesburg, South Africa
Football Team - South Africa National Team / Kaizer Chiefs
Capacity - 94,736

The FNB stadium is the home to the South African national team for selected matches as well as the premier league soccer side Kaizer chiefs FC. Located in Nasrec, Johannesburg, South Africa, the 94,736 capacity stadium comes fourth on the list and it's the largest stadium in Africa.

The capacity of the FNB stadium was 84,490 during the 2010 FIFA World Cup because of reserved seating for press and VIP. This stadium is the main South African stadium for the World Cup they hosted in 2010. The "Calabash" nickname of the stadium is due to the stadium resemblance to the African pot.

FNB was the venue for the 2010 World Cup final game between Netherlands and Spain. It hosted the Closing Ceremony for the world renowned tournament with Nelson Mandela making his public appearance that day.

Rose Bowl Stadium

5) Roose Bowl Stadium
Location - Pasadena, California, USA
Football Team - N/A
Capacity - 90,888

The Rose Bowl stadium was opened in 1922. This stadium is the fifth largest football stadium in the world with a stunning capacity of 90,888. The California located stadium is used mostly for college matches but wow! Having a college match with so many people watching would be a life lifting event.

Do you know that the construction cost of this stadium is around $5 million in 2018. The Rose Bowl Stadium has hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup final, 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup final and the 1984 Olympic Gold medal match. It is also popular venue for CONCACAF and United States soccer federation matches.

Wembley Stadium

6) Wembley Stadium
Location - London, England
Football Team - England National Team
Capacity - 90,000

This is like one of the most heard soccer venues of all time. This is the improved Wembley Stadium after being demolished from 2002 - 2003 and then got opened in 2007. So much high grade matches have been played on this turf and its the home of the England National Team.

Tottenham Hotspur took over the stadium temporarily between August 2017 to March 2019 after their Stadium "White Hart Lane" was demolished and much construction was done.

The Wembley Stadium is the largest football stadium in England, the largest in the UK and also the second largest stadium in Europe after Camp Nou.

Estadio Azteca

7) Estadio Azteca
Location - Mexico City, Mexico
Football Team - Mexico National Team
Capacity - 87,523

The 87,523 stadium is a multipurpose stadium in Mexico City. The Mexican national team has the Estadio Azteca As their home. Apart from the Mexican national team, Cruz Azul which is a popular Mexican football club in the LigaMx also plays their matches on this turf.

The Estadio Azteca is to hold games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup which will be hosted by three North American countries; USA with Canada and Mexico. The famous was the first stadium to have hosted two FIFA World Cup finals.

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The 1970 final between Brazil and Italy. In 1986 World Cup final which was between Argentina and West Germany. The stadium was also the principal venue for the football tournament of the 1968 Summer Olympics and 1971 Women's World Cup.

Bukit Jalil National Stadium

8) Bukit Jalil National Stadium
Location - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Football Team - Malaysian national team
Capacity - 87,411

The Bukit Jalil National Stadium is the biggest football stadium in South East Asia. The multipurpose stadium boasts of 87,411 seating capacity making it the 8th largest football stadium in the world.

After it's inauguration on July 1998 ahead of the 1998 commonwealth games, it became a venue for other international multi-sports events such as the 2001 SouthEast Asian games and 2017 South East Asian Games and the Malaysian national team matches.

Borg El Arab Stadium

9) Borg El Arab Stadium
Location - Alexandria, Egypt
Football Team - Egypt National Team
Capacity - 86,000

The almighty Borg El Arab Stadium was commissioned in the year 2005 and it's the home of the Egypt National Team. After the FNB Stadium of South Africa, Borg El Arab is the largest stadium in Africa and the largest stadium in Egypt.

With a stunning 86,000 seating capacity, the Borg El Arab Stadium is the ninth largest football stadium in the world. It is located on the Cairo - Alexandria desert of Egypt.

This building includes cabinets for broadcasters, entrances for emergency, ambulance cars, 39 and cafeterias, 337 bathrooms which classified to 33 bathrooms for women and 8 bathrooms for the handicapped.

Salt Lake Stadium

10) Salt Lake Stadium
Location - Kolkata, India
Football Team - N/A
Capacity - 85,000

The Salt Lake stadium is also known as the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). The multipurpose stadium boasts 85,000 as its sitting capacity and is located in Kolkata, India. The Salt Lake stadium had a stunning capacity of 120,000 before it got renovated in 2011.

It was the second largest football stadium then but sits tenth currently due to it's renovations. Being the largest stadium in India, it hosted the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup alongside hosting other matches of the World Cup. The Salt Lake stadium will be used again for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

The stadium recently switched back to natural grass from artificial turf as part of the preparations for hosting the U-17 World Cup in 2017.

ANZ Stadium

11) ANZ Stadium
Location - Sydney, Australia
Football Team - Australian National Team
Capacity - 83,500

Also known as Sydney Olympic stadium, Homebush stadium or simply the Olympic Stadium. In 1999, the ANZ stadium was completed for the the 2000 summer Olympics.

The stadium was originally built to hold 110,000 spectators, making it the largest Olympic Stadium ever built and the second largest stadium in Australia after the Melbourne Cricket Ground which held more than 120,000 before its re-design in the early 2000s.

MetLife Stadium

12) Met Life Stadium
Location - New Jersey, USA
Football Team - Red Bulls FC
Capacity - 82,500

The stadium is owned by the MetLife Stadium Company, a joint venture of the Giants and Jets, who jointly built the stadium using private funds on land owned by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority.

At a construction cost of approximately $1.6 billion, it was the most expensive stadium ever built at the time that it opened.

FedEx Stadium

13) FedEx Field
Location - Maryland, USA
Football Team - N/A
Capacity - 82,000

The stadium is host to the Washington Pedsking of the National football league (NFL). The field has an estimated construction cost of $391 million.

The FedEx field made this list though not being a well known soccer venue but it has been used for some international soccer matches. Argentina and El Salvador in March 2015 played on the turf which Argentina won.

It hosts lots of international friendlies and also hosted four preliminary matches and one quarterfinal double header in the 1999 Women's World Cup.

Signal Iduna Park

14) Signal Iduna Park
Location - Dortmund, Germany
Football Team - Borussia Dortmund
Capacity - 84,365

This is the home stadium to Borussia Dortmund of German Bundesliga. It is located in Dortmund, North Rhine - Westphalia of Germany. With a capacity of 81,365 it is among the most famous and largest football stadium in Europe. It is also the largest stadium in Germany.

It holds the European record for average fan attendance, set in the 2011–2012 season with almost 1.37 million spectators over 17 games at an average of 80,588 per game. Sales of annual season tickets amounted to 55,000 in 2015.

Stade de France

15) Stade De France
Location - Saint-Denis, France
Football Team - France National team
Capacity - 81,338

Stade de France is the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis.

Originally built for the 1998 FIFA World Cup, the stadium's name was recommended by Michel Platini, head of the organising committee.

It will host the opening and closing ceremonies and the athletics events at the 2024 Summer Olympics. It will also host matches for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Santiago Bernabeu

16) Santiago Bernabeu
Location - Madrid, Spain
Football Team - Real Madrid
Capacity - 81,044

The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is a football stadium in Madrid, Spain. With a current seating capacity of 81,044, it has been the home stadium of Real Madrid since its completion in 1947.

The Santiago Bernabéu is one of the world's most famous football venues. It has hosted the final of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League on four occasions: in 1957, 1969, 1980, 2010.

The final matches for the 1964 European Nations' Cup and the 1982 FIFA World Cup, were also held at the Bernabéu, making it the first stadium in Europe to host both a UEFA Euro final and a FIFA World Cup final.

Luzhniki Stadium

17) Luzhniki Stadium
Location - Moscow, Russia
Football Team - Russia national team
Capacity - 81,000

Luzhniki Stadium is the national stadium of Russia, located in its capital city, Moscow.

Luzhniki hosted UEFA Cup Final in 1999 and UEFA Champions League Final in 2008.

It was named the main stadium of 2018 FIFA World Cup and hosted 7 matches of the tournament, including the opening match and the final.

Shah Alam Stadium

18) Shah Alam Stadium
Location - Shah Alan, Malaysia
Football Team - N/A
Capacity - 80,372

The Shah Alam Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. It is used mostly for football matches but also has facilities for athletics.

The stadium is situated in the eastern part of Shah Alam. The Shah Alam Stadium, which consists of huge six level semi-enclosed spaces, is the largest stadium in Selangor State.

It was the biggest stadium in Malaysia before the completion of the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.

Estadio Monumental Peru

19) Estadio Monumental "U"
Location - Lima, Peru
Football Team - Peru National Team
Capacity - 80,093

The Estadio Monumental (Monumental Stadium) is a football stadium in the district of Ate in Lima, Peru. It is the home of Club Universitario de Deportes, and it was opened in 2000 to replace the Estadio Teodoro Lolo Fernandez.

It is Peru’s largest stadium and also the largest in South America. It has a spectator-capacity of 80,093; 59,177 seated in the four stands and 20,916 in luxury box suites known as palcos.

The stadium was built in accordance with FIFA’s manual of technical specifications for World Cup finals

San Siro

20) San Siro
Location - Milan, Italy
Football Team - AC Milan
Capacity - 80,018

The Giuseppe Meazza Stadium commonly known as San Siro, is a football stadium in the San Siro district of Milan, which is the home of AC Milan and Internazionale.

It has a seating capacity of 80,018, making it one of the largest stadiums in Europe, and the largest in Italy.

San Siro is a UEFA category four stadium. It hosted three games at the 1934 FIFA World Cup, six games at the 1990 FIFA World Cup, three games at the UEFA Euro 1980, and four European Cup finals, in 1965, 1970, 2001 and 2016.

Guandong Olympics Stadium

21) Guandong Olympic Stadium
Location - Guangzhou, China
Football Team - Guangzhou Evergrade Taobao FC
Capacity - 80,012

The Guandong Olympics stadium has a capacity of 80,012 making it the largest stadium in whole of China by seating capacity. The stadium got opened in 2001 in Guangzhou, china and is used mostly for football matches.

The guandong Olympics stadium was initially planned to help host the 2008 summer Olympics until the National Stadium in Beijing, Capital of China was constructed. The stadium is used in most top flight teams trips to China for their Pre-season games.

AT&T Stadium

22) AT&T Stadium
Location - Texas, USA
Football Team - Dallas Cowboys
Capacity - 80,000

The AT&T Stadium is one of the largest football stadiums in the world with capacity of 80,000 and about 100,000+ if standing audiences are included. It was opened up on May 27, 2009 and has a construction cost of about $1.3 billion.

The AT&T Stadium is also used for the American football matches and is home for the Dallas cowboys of the NFL. The stadium has the world's 29th largest high definition video screen that hangs from 20-yard line to 20-yard line.

Some of the 2009, 2011 and 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup matches were hosted on this turf. The AT&T will be a host venue to the 2026 World Cup.

Stade Des Martyrs

23) Stade Des Martyrs
Location - Kinshasa, DR Congo
Football Team - DR Congo National Team
Capacity - 80,000

Formerly known as Stade Kamanyola, Stade Des Martyrs is a national stadium for the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is located in Kinshasa in DR Congo. The football stadium has a huge capacity of 80,000 making it to be among the largest football stadiums in Africa.

The stadium has a capacity of 80,000 for international matches, but capacity is 125,000 for most matches.

Beijing National Stadium

24) Beijing National Stadium
Location - Beijing, China
Football Team - Chinese National Team
Capacity - 80,000

This stadium was built on September 2007 with the massive capacity of 80,000, this stadium is the second largest stadium in China and one of the largest from the Asian Continent.

The stadium was designed for use throughout the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics and will be used again in the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

The remarkable stadium costs 428 million US Dollars for it's construction. Exterior images of the stadium at night shows its dragon shaped water system.


25) Maracanã
Location - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Football Team - Brazil national team
Capacity - 78,838

The stadium was opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Cup, in which Brazil was beaten 2–1 by Uruguay in the deciding game, in front of 199,854 spectators on 16 July 1950.

The stadium has seen crowds of more than 100,000 284 times But as terraced sections have been replaced with seats over time, and after the renovation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, its original capacity has been reduced to the current 78,838, but it remains the largest stadium in Brazil.

Azadi Stadium

26) Azadi Stadium
Location - Tehran, Iran
Football Team - Iranian National Team
Capacity - 78,116

The Azadi stadium is located in Tehran, Iran and was inaugurated on October 1971. The capacity of this is 78,116 making it the largest stadium in Iran.

It was built to host the 1974 Asian Games and has hosted the 1976 AFC Asian Cup. The stadium also hosted Asian Club Competitions Finals: AFC Champions League final on three occasions: in 1999 , 2002 and 2018 and Asian Cup Winners Cup final on two occasions: in 1991 and 1993.

Gelora Bong Karno stadium

27) Gelora Bung Karno Stadium
Location - Jakarta, Indonesia
Football Team - Indonesia National Team
Capacity - 77,193

The Gelora Bung Karno stadium is normal after Sukarno, who was the first president of Indonesia. The stadium is mostly used for football matches and being a multipurpose stadium, it is also used for other athletics activities.

The stadium is the biggest in Indonesia and among the largest in Asia. Located in Jakarta, Indonesia in the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex.

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Before the stadium underwent renovations, it had a large capacity of 110,000 and during renovations got reduced to 88,306 in 2006 for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup and then finally to 77,193 for the 2018 Asian games and Asian Para Games.

Atatürk Olympic Stadium

28) Atatürk Olympic Stadium
Location - Istanbul, Turkey
Football Team - Turkish National Team
Capacity - 76,761

This is the largest stadium in turkey with a capacity of 76,761. It is located in the western outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey. The stadium is named after the first president of turkey, Mustafa Kenal Atatürk.

The construction cost of the Atatürk Olympic Stadium is about $140 million and was built for the 2008 Olympic Games which Turkey unfortunately lost its bid to Beijing.

This stadium hosted the 2005 UEFA Champions League final between Milan and Liverpool on May 25, 2005. On May 2020, the stadium is scheduled to stage it's second champions league final.

Old Trafford

29) Old Trafford
Location - Manchester, England
Football Team - Manchester United
Capacity - 75,731

Old Trafford is the official stadium for English Premier League side, Manchester United. The stadium has a capacity of 75,731 which makes it the largest club football stadium in the UK after the Wembley Stadium. It is also the Eleventh largest stadium in Europe.

The Old Trafford is also known as "The Theatre Of Dreams". It was nicknamed by Bobby Charlton. The turf has been the home ground for Manchester United since 1910.

Old Trafford has hosted FA Cup semi-finals, England fixtures, matches at the 1966 World Cup and Euro 96 and the 2003 Champions League Final, as well as rugby league's annual Super League Grand Final and the final of two Rugby League World Cups.

Allianz Arena

30) Allianz Arena
Location - Munich, Germany
Football team - Bayern Munich
Capacity - 75,024

Allianz Arena is a football stadium in Munich, Bavaria, Germany with a 75,000 seating capacity. Widely known for its exterior of inflated ETFE plastic panels, it is the first stadium in the world with a full colour changing exterior.

FC Bayern Munich has played its home games at the Allianz Arena since the start of the 2005–06 season.

The stadium construction began on 21 October 2002 and was officially opened on 30 May 2005. The primary designers are architects Herzog & de Meuron.

These are the 30 largest football stadium in the world.

  • Rungrado 1st of May 
  • Melbourne cricket Ground 
  • Camp Nou 
  • FNB Stadium 
  • Roose Bowl Stadium 
  • Wembley Stadium 
  • Estadio Azteca 
  • Bukit Jalil National Stadium 
  • Bung El Arab Stadium 
  • Salt Lake Stadium 
  • ANZ Stadium 
  • Met Life Stadium 
  • FedEx Field 
  • Signal Iduna Park 
  • Stade De France 
  • Santiago Bernabeu 
  • Luzhniki Stadium 
  • Shah Alan Stadium 
  • Estadio Monumental 
  • San Siro 
  • Guandong Olympic Stadium 
  • AT&T Stadium 
  • Stade des Martyrs 
  • Beijing National Stadium 
  • Maracanã
  • Azadi Stadium 
  • Gelora Bung Karno Stadium 
  • Atatürk Olympic Stadium 
  • Old Trafford 
  • Allianz Arena 

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September 23, 2019

Top 30 Universities In Nigeria 2020 And Their School Fees

We have many universities in Nigeria; Federal, State and Private universities.

Preshhinfo got this rank from UniRank. We have organized vital informations about these schools that you would love to know as well as how much they pay averagely.

Note: These institutions tuition fees actually depends on the department of study of the student and it's not actual i.e estimated averagely.

Below is the top 30 federal universities in Nigeria 2019 and their school fees.

Ahmadu Bello University

1) Ahmadu Bello University
Country Rank - 1
World Rank - 900
Founded - 1962
Acronym - ABU
Address - Sokoto Road, Samaru Zaria, 2222 Zaria, Kaduna.
Average Tuition fees - N23,000 - N45,000

It covers a land area of 7,000 hectares and encompasses 12 academic faculties, a postgraduate school and 82 academic departments.

 It has five institutes, six specialized centers, a Division of Agricultural Colleges, demonstration secondary and primary schools, as well as extension and consultancy services.

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The university runs a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programmes and offers associate degrees and vocational and remedial programmes. It has a large medical programme with its own ABU Teaching Hospital, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Nigeria and Africa.

university of Lagos

2) University of Lagos
Country Rank - 2
World Rank - 1007
Founded - 1962
Acronym - UNILAG
Address - Aboka, Yaba, Lagos State.
Average Tuition fee - N16,000 - N55,000

the University of Lagos has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country.

The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admissions.

The University of Lagos is among the first generation of universities in Nigeria and also one of the twenty-five federal universities which are overseen and accredited by the National Universities Commission.

The University of Lagos popularly known as Unilag is a federal government owned research university in Lagos State, Nigeria.

university of Ibadan

3) University of Ibadan
Country Rank - 3
World Rank - 1038
Founded - 1948
Acronym - UI
Address - Ibadan 200284 Oyo State, Nigeria.
Average Tuition Fee - N16,700 - N40,000

The University of Ibadan is the oldest degree awarding institution in Nigeria and is located five miles (8 kilometres) from the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria.

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.

At the time of its establishment as University College Ibadan, students were awarded degrees of the University of London. That makes it the first degree awarding institution in Nigeria.

UI became autonomous in 1963 and started awarding its own degrees in 1967.

University of Nigeria

4) University of Nigeria
Country Rank - 4
World Rank - 1441
Founded - 1960
Acronym - UNN
Address - Innovative Centre, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Average Tuition Fee - N34,000 - N65,000

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.

The University of Nigeria was the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria, modelled upon the American educational system.

The university has 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. The University offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

Obafemi Awolowo University

5) Obafemi Awolowo University
Country Rank - 5
World Rank - 1483
Founded - 1962
Acronym - OAU
Address - Ile-ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
Average Tuition Fee - N20,000 - N58,000

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university.

The university was founded in 1961 and classes commenced in October 1962 as the University of Ife by the regional government of Western Nigeria.

This school was renamed Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in honour of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909–1987), first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria,

The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences administered in more than 60 departments.

University of Ilorin

6) University of Ilorin
Country Rank - 6
World Rank - 1511
Founded - 1975
Address - PMB 1515 Kwara State, Nigeria.
Average Tuition Fees - N11,700 - N40,000

University of Ilorin was established by a Decree of the Federal Military Government in August, 1975.

Compared to other higher institutions of learning in the country, the institution has one of the largest landmass covering approximately 5000 hectares of land.

there are over 60 academic departments in the existing ten faculties. Undergraduate degree programmes run for 3,4,5, or 6 years, depending on entry qualifications and discipline.

Covenant University

7) Covenant University
Country Rank -7
World Rank - 1697
Founded - 2002
Acronym - CU
Address - KM 10 Idiroko Road, Canaanland Ota, Ogun State.
Average Tuition Fees - N900,000 - N1.3 million

Covenant University is a Nigerian private university associated with Living Faith Church Worldwide. It is also a member of the Association of Common Wealth Universities, Association of African Universities and National Universities.

Covenant University is the 7th top university in Nigeria. It is located in Ota, Ogun State. Covenant University was founded by Bishop David Oyedepo who is the presiding Bishop of Living Faith worldwide and also the chancellor of the University. The school became open on 21st October 2002 in Canaanland, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.

The likes of Spellz, Simi, Ric Hassani, Bez, Ishaya Bako are among the notable Alumni of Covenant University.

Federal University of Technology, Akure

8) Federal University of Technology, Akure
Country Rank - 8
World Rank - 2010
Founded - 1981
Acronym - FUTA
Address - Along ilesa / Owo expressway; PMB 704, Akure, Ondo State.
Average Tuition Fees - N13,400 - N51,100

The Federal University of Technology is located in Akure in Ondo State. It was founded in 1981 under a drive by the Nigerian Government to create universities that specialized in producing graduates with practical as well as theoretical knowledge of technologies.

FUTA runs nine faculties which are School of Science, School of Earth and Mineral Sciences, School of
Environmental technology, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology, School of Agricultural and Agricultural technology, School of Management technology, School of Post Graduate studies, School of Health and Health Technology, School of Computing.

FUTA stands eight on Nigerian Universities rank and 2010 in worldwide ranking.

University of Jos

9) University of Jos
Country Rank - 9
World Rank - 3747
Founded - 1975
Acronym - UNIJOS
Address - PMB 2084 Jos Plateau State, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N30,000 - N45,000

University of Jos is a federal university situated in Jos, Plateau State. The school admitted their first students in January 1972 as predegree holders when it was still a satellite campus of the University of Ibadan.

It was not until 1975, when it became it's own separate institution established under late General Murtala Mohammed. Dr Gilbert Onuaguluchi was the first Vice Chancellor of UNIJOS.

Notable  alumnis of Jos include Emily Alemika, Charity Angya, Solomon Dalung Helen Habila, Audu Mazrui, Igho Sanomi, Pauline Tallen etc.

10) University of Benin
Country Rank - 10
World Rank - 3772
Founded - 1970
Acronym - UNIBEN
Address - PMB 1154, Ugboro Campus, Benin City, Edo State.
Average Tuition Fees - N69,900 - N163,500

University of Benin also known by most as UNIBEN is a federal university located in Benin City of Edo State. The University was founded in 1970 by the Federal Government and stands as the 10th nigerian university while it's worldwide rank is 3772.

Uniben also has another campus called Ekenwa Campus. The estimated number of students of this university is 75,000 - 100,000 with Professor Faraday Orumwese as their Vice Chancellor and Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Chancellor.

Uniben college of Medicine has three schools; school of medicine, school of Basic medical sciences and school of Dentistry.

Some known alumni of UNIBEN includes - Oladipo Agboluaje, Richard Mofe Damijo, Awele Elumelu, Babatunde Fashola, Tom Ilube, Mitchell Elegbe, Bright Okpocha (BasketMouth), Amaju Pinnick.


11) Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Country Rank - 11
World Rank - 3772
Founded - 1988
Acronym - FUNAAB
Address - Alabata Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Average Tuition Fees - N30,000 - N72,000

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is a federal university located in Abeokuta, Ogun State. FUNAAB was founded in January 11988 by Federal Government when four federal universities of technologies earlier merged in 1984 were demerged in 1988.

The university has 179 academic programmes made up of 44 undergraduate programmes, 135 graduate programmes which include 22 Postgraduate diploma programmes, 57 Masters degree programmes and 56 Doctorate degree programmes.

It's a public university with professor Felix Salako as the current Vice Chancellor. FUNAAB is ranked 11th in Nigeria and 3774 worldwide.

Afe Babalola University

12) Afe Babalola University
Country Rank - 12
World Rank - 3932
Founded - 2009
Acronym - ABUAD
Address - KM 8.5 Afe Babalola way, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N850,000 - N1.5 million

Afe Babalola also known as ABUAD is a private university in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. ABUAD was established in 2009 by Afe Babalola who is a lawyer and Philanthropist.

It's motto goes "Labour for service and integrity". The Vice Chancellor of ABUAD is Professor M.O Ajisafe and the founder is the chancellor of the school. The institution had it's first set of graduating students with 18 students with First Class Honours.

ABUAD campus is just one and houses 5 Undergraduate colleges, a postgraduate school, a conference hall, a teaching hospital for medical students, student and staff accommodation, sporting facilities and lots more.


13) Federal University, Oye Ekiti
Country Rank - 13
World Rank - 4121
Founded - 2011
Acronym - FUOYE
Address - Oye - AfaoRoad, Oye - Ekiti, Ekiti, Nigeria.
Average School Fees - N55,000 - N107,000

Federal University, Oye which is FUOYE in short term is a federal university located in Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State. FUOYE also has another campus in Ikole-Ekiti in Ekiti State. The school in 2011 was founded by the Federal Government under Goodluck Jonathan administration.

It has 7 faculties and school of postgraduate studies. FUOYE had it's first set of graduating students in 2015 and maiden convocation in April 2017.

Some faculties not found in FUOYE are Basic Medical Sciences, Pharmacy and Law. This school's current vice chancellor is Professor Kayode Soremekun.


14) Olabisi Onabanjo University
Country Rank - 14
World Rank - 4373
Founded - 1982
Acronym - OOU
Address - PMB 2002 Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N72,000 - N104,000

OOU as the acronym is a state operated and owned university. It was formerly known and founded as Ogun State University in 1982 until it got renamed it got renamed to Dr Olabisi Onabanjo who was the state's then Governor. The renaming was to honor his efforts when he was the Governor of Ogun State.

Olabisi Onabanjo University has multiple campuses. The Main Campus in Ago-Iwoye is popularly called Permanent Site (PS) by the students and a Mini Campus which was the home of the Faculty of Science till it was moved to the permanent site in January 2013.

Their facilities are Faculty of Science, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Art, Faculty of Social Management Sciences, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.

Landmark University

15) Landmark University
Country Rank - 15
World Rank - 4445
Founded - 2011
Acronym - LMU
Address - KM4 Ipetu, Omu Aran Road, PMB 1001 Omu-Aran, Kwara State.
Average School Fees - N532,000 - N700,000

Landmark University is a Private Christian University, affiliated with Living Faith Church Worldwide and located in Omu-Aran Kwara State, Nigeria.

As at 2014, Landmark University had a student population of 2684 including international students from other African countries.

All students are required to live on the university's campus in the hostels built for them. Students are expected to be back in their respective hostels before 9:00pm daily.

Dr David Oyedepo is the Chancellor of the school and his founded World Mission Agency (WMA) which is a Christian Mission Organization is the Umbrella Governing Body of landmark university.


16) Lagos State University
Country Rank - 16
World Rank - 4518
Founded - 1983
Acronym - LASU
Address - Badagry Expressway PMB 1087 Ojo, Lagos State.
Average School Fees - N113,250 - N200,000

Lagos State University is a state owned university established in 1983 by the enabling law of Lagos State of Nigeria. LASU is situated in OJO in Lagos State and was the only university in the former British colony.

LASU stands 16th in Nigerian Universities ranking and 4518 in worldwide ranking. The school operates a multi campus system with four fully owned campuses having it's main campus at OJO, another campus at EPE, and another one at IKEJA.

Faculties of LASU includes School of Clinical Sciences, School of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Engineering, School of Science, School of Law, School of Management Sciences, School of Social Sciences etc.

Notable alumni of this institution include Brymo, Desmond Elliot, Annie Macaulay Idibia, Angela Okorie, Ruggedman, Rukky Sanda, Cossy Orjiakor, Wizkid etc.

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology

17) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
Country Rank - 17
World Rank - 4911
Founded - 1990
Acronym - LAUTECH
Address - PMB 4000 Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Average School Fees - N40,000 - N170,000

The University began its first academic session on October 19, 1990 with a total of 436 candidates enrolled in four faculties, namely Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Engineering and Management Sciences, and Pure and Applied Sciences. A College of Health Sciences was established a year later.

The university runs three academic programmes - pre-degree science programme, undergraduate programmes and post-graduate programmes. The university is jointly owned by two states in Nigeria:Oyo and Osun states.

The name of the University was changed to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology after the separation of Osun State from Oyo State.

university of Porthacourt

18) University of Porthacourt
Country Rank - 18
World Rank - 4923
Founded - 1975
Acronym - UNIPORT
Address - East/ West Road, PMB 5323 Choba Porthacourt, Rivers State.
Average School Fees - N72,000 - N127,000

University of Porthacourt also known as UNIPORT is located in the capital city of Rivers State, Porthacourt and founded in 1975 as University College Until 1977. It became a full university.

UNIPORT faculties include School of Humanities, School of Humanities, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Educational Studies, Science Laboratory Technology, Law, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nature and Applied Science, Basic Medical Sciences, Health sciences, Management Sciences, Engineering, Education, Humanities.

The University of Port Harcourt was ranked the sixth in Africa and the first in Nigeria by Times Higher Education (THE) in 2015.

It is the first technological university in Nigeria and also the first university to be situated within the Niger Delta.

Some notable alumni of this school include: M-Trill, Alex Otti, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Sam Dede, Goodluck Jonathan, Yul Edochie, Rita Dominic etc.

Rivers State University

19) Rivers State University
Country Rank - 19
World Rank - 5055
Founded - 1980
Acronym - RSU
Address - Ikwerre Road, Nkoplu Orowonukwo, Private mailbox 5080, Nkpoku Oroworukwo, Rivers State
Average School Fees - N53,000 - N100,000

This is a state owned university founded in 1980 located in the Diobu area of Porthacourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

It is the first technological university in Nigeria and also the first university to be situated within the Niger Delta.

The Faculties of RSU include faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Management Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Sciences.

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20) Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Country Rank - 20
World Rank - 5103
Founded - 1980
Acronym - FUTO
Address - PMB 1526 Owerri, Imo State.
Average School Fees - N39,000 - N80,000

This is the popular FUTO we all know. It is a Federal Government owned university located in Owerri, Imo State.

Faculties of the University include School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology, School of Physical Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, School of Management and Management Technology, School of Environmental Science, School of Basic Medical Sciences.

Babcock University

21) Babcock University
Country Rank - 21
World Rank - 5120
Founded - 1999
Acronym - BU
Address - PMB 21244 ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N430,000 - 1 million 

Babcock university is a very popular private university located in ilishan-Remo in Ogun State. It is a Christian educational university owned by the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nigeria.

Babcock University was named after an American missionary by the name of David C. Babcock, who pioneered the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria in 1914. He was based in Erunmu in Oyo State, Nigeria.

Popular Nigerian musician Davido and Shola Akinlade who is the CEO of Paystack are notable alumni of Babcock university.

Federal University of Technology, Minna

22) Federal University of Technology, Minna
Country Rank - 22
World Rank - 5128
Founded - 1982
Acronym - FUTMinna
Address - Main campus, Gidan Kwanu, Along Minna - Bida Road, PMB 65 Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
Average School Fees - N30,000 - N62,000

The University of Technology, Minna is a federal government owned university located in Minna, the capital of Niger State and it sits 22nd on the top Nigerian universities rank and 5128 worldwide. It is also known widely as FutMinna.

FUTMinna was founded in 1982 and has about 10 faculties which are School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, School of Infrastructure, process and Engineering Technology, School of Electrical Engineering Technology, School of Entrepreneurship and Management Technology, School of Life Sciences, school of physical sciences, School of information and communication technology, School of Technology Education and School of Post Graduate Studies.

Nile University of Nigeria

23) Nile University of Nigeria
Country Rank - 23
World Rank - 5469
Founded - 2009
Acronym - NUN
Address - Plot 681, Cadastral zone C 00, Research & institution area, Jabi Airport Bypass, Abuja FCT
Average School Fees -N2,000 - N7,000

This university is actually a private university located in Abuja, FCT. It was established in 2009. It's among the known ruling private universities in Nigeria.

Nile University of Nigeria is also known as NUN. NUN is ranked 23rd highest university in Nigeria and ranked 5469 in the world. The school's faculties are enough with lots of active departments.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

24) Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Country Rank - 24
World Rank - 5566
Founded - 1988
Acronym - ATBU
Address - PMB 0248 Bauchi, Bauchi, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N100,000 - N200,000

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) is a federal university of technology located in Bauchi, northern Nigeria. The university is named after the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

The university was established in 1980 as the Federal University of Technology, Bauchi.

The institution's first students were admitted in October 1981 for pre-degree and remedial programmes while the degree courses of the School of Science and Science Education began in October 1982.

Kwara State University

25) Kwara State University
Country Rank - 25
World Rank - 5674
Founded - 2009
Acronym - KWASU
Address - Secretariat, Zango Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N134,000 - N250,000

Kwara State University is a government owned university. The Vice Chancellor of KWASU is professor Sika Saidu Mahmud and it's the 77th university to be registered by the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC).

The university was established by the administration of Dr. Bukola Saraki in 2009, and envisioned to be more than a typical university in Nigeria.

Bayero University Kano

26) Bayero University Kano
Country Rank - 26
World Rank - 5834
Founded - 1975
Acronym - BUK
Address - PMB 3011 Kano, Kano State, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N30,000 - N65,000

BUK which is located in Kano was established in 1977. That was when it was renamed from Bayero University College and upgraded from University College to university. It was the first university in Kano State.

Some of its faculties includes - Agriculture, arts and Islamic studies, Allied Health Sciences, Computer Science and Information Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Law, Physical Sciences, Engineering etc.

The likes of Nelson Mandela, Muammar Gadaffi, Theophilus Danjuma, Murtala Mohammed, Farouk Lawan etc are among the alumni of this great school.

Ekiti State University

27) Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
Country Rank - 27
World Rank - 5855
Founded - 1982
Acronym - EKSU
Address - Ado - Iworoko road, PMB 5363 Ado - Ekiti, Ekiti, Nigeria
Average School Fees - N62,000 - N200,000

Ekiti State University also known as EKSU is situated in Ado Ekiti in Ekiti State. It was founded in 1982 by the administration of late Micheal Adekunle Ajasin who was the first civilian Governor of Ekiti State. The institution started bearing Ekiti State University as of September 2011.

The known faculties of EKSU are faculties of agricultural science, Arts, Basic medical sciences, clinical sciences, education, engineering, law, management science, science, social sciences.

EKSU sits 27th on the list and is ranked at 5855 worldwide.

University of Abuja

28) University of Abuja
Country Rank - 28
World Rank - 5885
Founded - 1988
Acronym -
Address - PMB 117, Gwagwalada, Abuja, FCT
Average School Fees - N27,000 - N55,000

University of Abuja is ranked 28th in Nigeria and 5885 in the world. The university is found in Abuja and was established on January 1, 1988. The main campus is located along Abuja airport road in Abuja and Professor Abdul Rasheed N'Allah.

UniAbuja houses 12 colleges and runs regular degree, diploma and post graduate programmes. The mini campus of the school is located in Gwagwalanda is still the temporary location to the faculties of education, law, social science and law.

Adekunle Ajasin University

29) Adekunle Ajasin University
Country Rank - 29
World Rank - 5891
Founded - 1982
Acronym - AAUA
Address - PMB 01 Akungba Akoko, Ondo State.
Average School Fees - N34,500 - N162,000

Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA) is a state government owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Adekunle Ajasin University offers undergraduate and post-graduate as well as Pre-degree, JUBEB programmes in fields of specialization ranging from Science, Arts, Education, Law, Social Science and Management science, Management Sciences and Agricultural Sciences.

University of Uyo

30) University of Uyo
Country Rank - 30
World Rank - 5935
Founded - 1991
Acronym - UNIUYO
Address - PMB 1017 UYO, Akwa Ibom
Average School Fees - N60,000 - N80,000

UniUyo is a federal university found in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State. It was formerly known as University of Cross River State until 1991 when it was changed to a federal university and got it changed to UniUyo. The Vice Chancellor of University of Uyo is Professor Enefiok Essien.

UniUyo closes this list with the 30th position while ranking 5935 in the world. UniUyo is a very popular institution with good reputation and so much more. Their school fees is on moderate rate and it's situated in the capital city which has many benefits.

Let's see the full list once again....

  • Ahmadu Bello University 
  • University of Lagos 
  • University of Ibadan 
  • University of Nigeria 
  • Obafemi Awolowo University 
  • University of Ilorin 
  • Covenant University 
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure 
  • University of Jos 
  • University of Benin 
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta 
  • Afe Babalola University 
  • Federal University, Oye Ekiti 
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University 
  • Landmark University 
  • Lagos State University 
  • Ladoke Akintola University 
  • University of Porthacourt 
  • Rivers State University 
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri 
  • Babcock University 
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna 
  • Nile University of Nigeria 
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa university 
  • Kwara State University 
  • Bayero University Kano 
  • Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti 
  • University of Abuja 
  • Adenkule Ajasin University 
  • University of Uyo 
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