The most widely known private university in Nigeria by name covenant university has climbed further on the Ladder of university world ranking to beat and out rank the most popular federal universities in Nigeria with higher reputation to be in the position of 401–500 best universities in the whole wide world.
They were able to achieve this progress by moving further from the number 601–800 position which they were in the year 2019, to number 401–500 position in the world university ranking 2020 with the following overall data statistics:
Citation – 78.4
Industry income -43.8%
International out-look -26.2
other nigerian universities position in the world universities rankings in 2020 are as follows:
University of Ibadan
University of Lagos
University of Nigeria Nsukka
Apart from the fact that covenant university out-ranked these federal universities in the world university rankings 2020, covenant university otta also outranked these Nigeria’s federal universities in the Africa’s university rankings to become the only Nigeria’s university to be in the 1-4th position in the africa’s universities rankings aside other universities in africa .
Also, covenant university happens to be among the only two Nigeria’s university listed in the world university Impact Rankings 2019 with 301+ position together with university of Ibadan been in the 201–300 position, and ranked 401–600th position in 2020.
Covenant University has had a rapid rise in reputation in the decade and a half it has been operating in Nigeria. According to Nigeria universities commission (NUC) covenant university is said to be the best private university in Nigeria since 2018 till the year 2020 and presently known to be the second-best university in Nigeria in 2020 according to 4icu.org
However due to the age of this university from when it started to where it is, covenant university is said to be in the position of 151–200th in world Young University Rankings 2019 according to times higher education (THE).
Note: University of Nigeria Nsukka, University of Lagos, University of Ibadan and covenant university is the only nigeria’s universities listed in the top world university rankings.
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History of Covenant University
Covenant University is a part of the Liberation Commission that God gave to the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Bishop David Oyedepo, (Ph.D.) some years ago. The appropriate forms of intent to establish a private university was submitted to the National Universities Commission (NUC) in March 2000 and by July 15th 2001, the verification team of the National Universities Commission came for the inspection of facilities and programmes. On 12th February 2002, the Federal Government officially presented the certificate, which granted Covenant University the license to operate as a private University in Nigeria.
Covenant University is a growing, dynamic vision-birthed, vision driven University, founded on a Christian mission ethos and committed to pioneering excellence at the cutting edge of learning. We are driven by the compelling vision of raising a new generation of Leaders for the African Continent on the platform of a Holistic, Human Development and integrated learning curriculum, in order to raise Total Men who will go out to develop their world. Our Core-Values of Spirituality, Possibility Mentality, Capacity Building, Integrity, Responsibility, Diligence and Sacrifice are what defines our commitment to excellence.
On the 21st of October 2012, Covenant University was ten years. Our experiences over the last ten years strongly indicate the great potential we have as a University in instituting a learning context that is rich in educational opportunities, research and scholarship. Our aim is to build a world-class university that will be a pride of Africa as well as take its place among the Ivy league Universities on the global platform.
Our mandate as a University is to revolutionize the educational landscape of Africa. Ours is indeed a rescue mission in education, driven on the platform of Christian ethos and life transforming values. The integration of the fundamental requirements stipulated by academic and professional quality assurance bodies, a global-outlook and impact driven learning emphasis, provides a powerful synergy for empowerment in enabling the inculcation of intellectual and creative abilities via a platform of a solid commitment to self-discovery.
the covenant university school fees ranges from ₦544,000 to ₦579,000 depending on the choice of course you might want to study there and the duration.
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