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Covenant University ranks 91st best university among emerging economies

It can only be covenant University, CU has been named among the world’s 100 best universities in the emerging economies 2020. The institution was ranked 91st in the annual list released by Times Higher Education (THE), on Tuesday. It is also the only Nigeria institution to make the cut.
Covenant University was jointly ranked on the same spot with National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan and University of Perandeniya, Sri Lanka.
THE explained that the list “includes only institutions in countries classified by the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE Group as ‘advanced emerging’, ‘secondary emerging’ or ‘frontier”.
It added that the ranking was done using 13 key performance indicators of institutions including their teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
THE noted such indicators, however, “are recalibrated to reflect the development priorities of universities in emerging economies.”
The ranking, which examined 533 universities from 47 countries or regions, has China has the most represented country with 81 of its institutions included in the list.
This was followed by India and Brazil with 56 and 46 institutions respectively.
The University of Ibadan (UI) secured the 105 position while the University of Lagos (UNILAG) was ranked 201–250 out of the 533 universities.

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