Top Best Science Universities in Nigeria

Last updated on January 4, 2021 by The Counselor

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

Your area of specialization in Science can be Industrial Chemistry, Geology and Mineral Science, Biotechnology etc… You can see the complete list of Science courses in Nigeria here as well as the best Science courses in Nigeria here

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

To gain admission into the universities to study a Science course, 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

These are the list of Best Science Universities in Nigeria

  • Federal University of Technology Owerri, FUTO
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso.
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Ibadan
  • Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  • The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
  • University Of Nigeria Nsukka
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH


The table below shows the acceptance rate for best Science Universities in Nigeria

Universities Acceptance Rate
FUTO 31 – 45%
LAUTECH 32 – 41%
UI 32 – 44%
UNILORIN 41 – 50%
ABU 45 – 49%
FUPRE 29 – 33%
CRUTECH 45 – 52%
OOU 37 – 49%
UNN 30 – 41%
FUTA 43- 49%

You must study smart and excel above the cutoff mark in other to gain admission into one of the best Science universities in Nigeria. 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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