Skyline University Nigeria (SUN), has continued to make its mark amongst the foremost Universities in Nigeria as the University, on Monday, December 13th, 2021, emerged as one of the higher-ranked universities in Nigeria on different fronts. According to the computations made by the National Universities Commission (NUC) 2021 Nigerian University System Ranking, Skyline University Nigeria emerged 16 out of 113 Federal, State and Private Universities and 8 out of the 47 Private Universities in Nigeria.
The NUC’s 2021 Nigerian University System Ranking, was carried out using twelve indicators, based on the total number of full-time students, the number of international students, students and staff ratio, efficiency, google scholar index, and contribution to the knowledge economy. Other criteria are the percentage of international staff, percentage of Programmemes with full-time accreditation, all citations per capital, amongst others.
The metrics for the rankings indicated an improvement in the University’s comparative performance in the twelve indicators, which includes teaching, research, citation, and international outlook. In the ranking by student-teacher ratio – private universities in the Northwest geopolitical zone, SUN ranked no. 1, by the percentage of full professors no. 17, by percentage of international staff no. 1, by percentage of per capita all citations no 34, ranking by google scholar presence no 43, amongst others.
When benchmarked against some of the older Universities in Nigeria, Skyline University Nigeria has occupied a top spot in just a few years of her establishment, with some measure of progression in the performance of the University overall.
Congratulations to Skyline University Nigeria!