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Dataset on spatial distribution and location of universities in Nigeria

Adeyemi, Gideon Adewale and Edeki, S.O. (2018) Dataset on spatial distribution and location of universities in Nigeria. Data in Brief, 18. pp. 1602-1608.

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Access to quality educational system,and the location of educational institutions are of great importance for future prospect of youth in any nation. These in return, have great effects on the economy growth and development of any country. Thus,the dataset contained in this article examines and explains the spatial distribution of universities in the Nigeria system of education.Data from the university commission,Nigeria,as at December 2017 are used. These include all the 40 federal universities,44 states universities, and 69 private universities making a total of 153 universities in the Nigerian system of education. The data analysisis via the Geographic Information System(GIS) software.The dataset contained in this article will be of immense assistance to the national educational policy makers,parents,and potential students as regards smart and reliable decision making academically

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Educational system Nigeria universities Geographic Information System Data
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 16 May 2018 08:05
Last Modified: 16 May 2018 08:05

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