FUNAAB Emerges As Nigeria's Best In Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, October 12, 2023

FUNAAB Emerges As Nigeria's Best In Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State, has been ranked as the Best University in Nigeria in both Veterinary  Medicine and Animal Science academic programmes, according to

The university was also ranked as Category A institution in Nigeria by Times Higher Education (THE) in its World University Ranking 2024 

FUNAAB it was learnt by Edu-Biznews, achieved the triple feats within 48 hours this week (Tuesday and Wednesday) and two months after the institution was ranked the Best Public University In Nigeria.

According to, "This year edition of ranking of the best University in the field of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine relies on data combined from a wide range of data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef."

"The bibliometric data for devising the citation-based metrics were collected.
Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-indexes of all ranking scientist's affiliated with a given institution".

According, "D-index takes into account only publications and citation data for an examined discipline"

FUNAAB was trailed by Ahmadu Bello University and other older generation institutions.

Edu-Biznews also learnt that Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2024 ranked Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) as Category A University in Nigeria, in the main ranking status.

Times Higher Education in its 2024 results released on Tuesday  ranked FUNAAB among the first ten (10) best Universities in Nigeria and ninth (9th) in the thirteen (13) Category A listed Universities in the country.

According to Times Higher Education."The rankings include 1,799  Universities across 104 countries and regions,making them the largest and most diverse University rankings till date"

It added,"The table is based on 13 carefully caliberated performance indicators that measure institutions performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

FUNAAB was trailed in Category A by Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho(10th), Lagos State University, Ojo(11th), Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (12th), Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (13th)  and University of Port Harcourt (14th).

Convenant University, Ota topped the list of the first five(5) institutions in Category A in Nigeria, it was trailed by University of Ibadan, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA),University of Lagos and Bayero University, Kano 

Abia State University led nineteen (19) other Universities in the list of the lower Category B ranked Universities.

According to the new World Ranking, FUNAAB is a Category A University.

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