TOP 10 UNIVERSITY IN AKWA IBOM
Akwa Ibom State is one of the states in Nigeria that is well known for academic excellence, the state Educational sector comprises Universities, Polytechnics and even colleges of education (Both public and privately owned).
Below is the list of approved universities and polytechnics in Akwa Ibom State with their Ranking;
- UNIVERSITY OF UYO:-
The University of Uyo is an accredited higher institution in Akwa Ibom owned by the federal government located in the capital of Akwa Ibom State, the University was formerly called the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS).
The University of Uyo was established as a federal university by the federal government of Nigeria on October 1st, 1991 and it was changed to its current name.
The University happens to be one of the nation’s best citadels for learning with a country ranking of 38 and a world ranking of 3482. The University has an estimated number of 29,010 students (both undergraduate and postgraduate.
Motto: Unity, learning and service
- AKWA-IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY (AKSU)
This prestigious University was Established in 2009, located in the urban setting of the small city of Ikot Akpad (with a population of 8,000-8,999 Enrolled students and
Academic Staffs of 600-699. This institution also has a branch campus in Obio Akpa. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) happened to be ranked the 81st best public University in Nigeria (AKSU) , and 10,826 best universities in the World. Aksu offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in several areas of study.
Motto: Knowledge and Technology for Development
Colour: Blue, green and brick
- OBONG UNIVERSITY, OBONG NTAK
Obong University is a private university that runs a four-year course completion system, just like other conventional schools. This University is located in Obong Ntak, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It is associated with the Churches of Christ, and its sponsoring congregation is the Rivergate Church of Christ in Madison, Tennessee.
The University was Founded in 1997 as the African College of Management, and the following year gave rise to the University of Africa, as Obong University was formerly known.
The university is in close fellowship with Obong Christian School (founded in 1986), which is sponsored by the congregation of Christians at Mt. Morris, Michigan. The Christian school, also in Obong Ntak, has educated thousands of young people across Nigeria and surrounding countries.
The schools are under the direction of Dr Moses Akpanudo, who, with the help of his Nigerian countrymen and American friends, worked to gain university status for Obong. This elevation was achieved on May 2, 2007, which is considered the founding day of the university.
Obong University is ranked the 119 best University in the country and 11846 in the world.
Motto: Education for Sustainable Development
Colour: Red, Gold and Green
- RITMAN UNIVERSITY
Ritman University is located in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Ritman University, RU is a privately owned and managed university in Nigeria. Ritman University offers various undergraduate courses/programs.
The University was Established on March 5th, 2015 and the university began academic activities on November 23rd, 2015. Ritman University was founded by Emmanuel Ibok Essien, a former Senator who represented the North West Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State at the 4th Nigerian National Assembly (Senate) between (1999-2003). Senator Essien established the university according to him as “a response to the yearning desire of Africans for an entrepreneurial university that builds the mind for total productivity, imbibes positive values and offers resources for navigating the world with ease”. Ritman University has an estimated student population of about 1,000 students spread across its three faculties.
Ritman University is considered the 144th best school in Nigeria and 12427th in the world.
Motto: Knowledge for Development
Colour: Orange and Black
- TOP FAITH UNIVERSITY
Top Faith University is a modem private University with exceptional facilities and a global perspective educational philosophy inaugurated on September 28, 2002, with the vision To educate and empower for global relevance. Topfaith University is located in Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
The University has come with a fresh, refined, and visionary message of hope, value, relevance and functionality in educational affairs. The University is ranked as the 950th best University in Nigeria and 25294hIin the world with
Unique Academic and entrepreneurial Philosophy
Experienced, exposed and dedicated Management and Staff.
Serene, secure and nature-friendly educational environment.
Motto: To Nurture for Service
- FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC UKANA, AKWA IBOM (FEDERAL OWNED)
The Federal Polytechnic, Ukana is a federal government higher education institution located in Ukana, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Established in the year 2014.
- AKWA IBOM STATE POLYTECHNIC IKOT OSURUA IKOT EKPEME (STATE-OWNED)
Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic is located in Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It was founded in the year 1991, with the obligation to provide access to education in technology and commerce.
- UYO CITY POLYTECHNIC, UYO AKWA IBOM STATE (PRIVATE OWNED)
The Uyo city polytechnic was established in 1972 and was formerly known as the school of accountancy and business studies.
In 2003 the name was changed to Uyo city polytechnic and then got accredited in 2012.
- TRINITY POLYTECHNIC UYO (PRIVATELY OWNED)
The Trinity polytechnic also known as TRINITYPOLY is a Private Polytechnic established in 2010 (11 years ago). The school offers over 5 undergraduate courses, It is located in your local government of Akwa Ibom state.
- HERITAGE POLYTECHNIC IKOT UDOTA, EKET LGA PRIVATE.
Polytechnic is a private initiative of Dr Emmanuel Ekott with support from NGOs, and companies operating within the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. The polytechnic started as a Continuing Education Centre in 1994 and grew into a college in 2003. . Heritage Polytechnic is currently the biggest private polytechnic in Nigeria with over 32 accredited programs.
The above-listed universities are at their best in providing good academic services.