Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level , third-stage or post-secondary education , is the educational level following the completion of secondary education. The World Bank , for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges . Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.
.In Nigeria, youths education is taken seriously so a higher number of youths are graduates and many more are in the tertiary institutions, hoping to graduate at their estimated time, in flying colors. That said, there are a whole lot of universities in the country Nigeria, estimated to be over fourty(40),both private and federal Universities inclusive.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) is the major accreditation and regulatory body that enforces uniform standard and sets admissions capacity of every university in Nigeria. This is a list of Nigerian Universities by Rank.
1 University of Lagos
2 Covenant University
4 Obafemi Awolowo University
5 University of Ilorin
6 Ahmadu Bello University
7 University of Abuja
8 Federal University of Technology, Akure
9 University of Ibadan
10 Federal University of Technology, Minna
11 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
12 Afe Babalola University
13 Rivers State University
14 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
15 Bayero University Kano
16 University of Jos
17 Landmark University
18 Federal University of Technology, Owerri
19 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
20 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University.
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