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Best Engineering Universities in Nigeria

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On this post, I will show you the best universities to study Engineering in Nigeria. Please note this; Engineering in itself is not a single course you can study in the university. To study Engineering in the university, you must choose your area of specialization.

Your area of specialization in Engineering can be Biomedical Engineering, Electrical / Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc… You can see the complete list of Engineering courses in Nigeria here as well as the best Engineering courses in Nigeria here

You must be a science student with a good background science subjects for you to study Engineering in Nigeria Universities.

To gain admission into the universities to study Engineering, these are the 9 WAEC, NECO or GCE subject that you should write. You can also use two sittings to gain admission.

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology
  5. Physics
  6. Economics/Further Mathematics
  7. Geography/Agriculture
  8. Yoruba/Igbo/Hausa
  9. A trade subject


The table below, in no order, shows the 10 best universities to study Engineering

Universities Acceptance Rate
FUTO 33 – 47%
LAUTECH 45 – 49%
ESUT 46 – 50%
RSUST 58 – 63%
ABU 62 – 65%
FUPRE 31 -42%
NDU 66 – 71%
OOU 58 – 67%
UNIZIK 32 – 41%
LASU 42 – 45%

Although there are over 90 universities in Nigeria where you can study Engineering, admission competition is still very high for the above-mentioned universities.

The table above is provided for informational purposes only and you should not act on the basis of the content on the table. The information contained in this table is derived from data obtained from sources believed by Fatherprada to be reliable and in good faith, but no warranties or guarantees with regard to the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the table. Any opinions expressed reflect the current judgment of the author of the post and may change without notice.

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Enebeli Ifeanyi (Counselor) is the founder and editor of His passion for counselling drove him to start this blog with the aim to address students/graduates related issues.

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