In this post, I will show you the best universities to study Marine Engineering in Nigeria. Marine Engineering is one of the most popular engineering courses in Nigeria and very competitive. You must be a science student with a good background in science subjects for you to study Marine Engineering in Nigeria Universities.

Marine engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with nautical architecture and science. Marine Engineers have the complete responsibility of the ship’s technical management. They are responsible for selecting the ships’ machinery, which may include diesel engines, steam turbines, gas turbines; and for the design of mechanical, electrical, fluid and control systems throughout the vessel.

To gain admission into the universities to study Marine Engineering, these are the 9 WAEC, NECO or GCE subject that you should write.

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

This is the list of best Marine Engineering Universities in Nigeria

  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  • Niger Delta University (NDU)
  • Rivers State University of Science & Technology
  • Akwa Ibom State University

The table below shows the acceptance rate for Marine Engineering in Nigeria Universities

UniversitiesAcceptance Rate
FUPRE22 – 29%
NDU41- 59%
RSUST39 – 47%
AKSU45 – 53%

You must study smart and excel above the cutoff mark in other to gain admission into one of the best universities to study Marine Engineering. You may be considered for POST UTME if you score average cut off mark in JAMB but your score in POST UTME will determine if you will be given admission.

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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