The University of Lagos has taken the 16th position in the recent ranking of Top 100 Universities and Colleges in Africa by the 4icu.org University Web Ranking.

University of Cape Town, South Africa was the first on the list, followed closely by University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The first six Universities on the list were South African Universities.

Other Nigerian Universities that made the list and their positions are University of Ilorin (39),University of Ibadan (40), Obafemi Awolowo University (42), University of Benin (45),University of Port Harcourt (52), University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (64), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (84) and University of Jos (88).

According to 4icu.org, this ranking is based on web popularity.

4 International Colleges & Universities is an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world. 4icu.org includes 11,000 Colleges and Universities, ranked by web popularity, in 200 countries.

The current ranking is based upon an algorithm including three unbiased and independent web metrics extracted from three different search engines:

  • Google Page Rank
  • Alexan Traffic Rank
  • Majestic Seo Referring Domains

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