Top 20 Best Nigerian Universities To Study Engineering in 2021

Do you want to study engineering at Nigeria University and become a great Engineer to the core? Do you want to know the Best Nigeria Universities you can get top-notch study in Engineering?

 

Choosing Engineering as a course is the best decision. Yes! It’s among the best paying career in Nigeria. So on This page, I will be listing the top 20 best Universities in Nigeria.

Many students in Nigeria who are aspiring for this great course “ENGINEERING” in Nigeria and study engineering often curious about the best university in Nigeria for engineering. Engineering is a broad Course and also many branches. The major branches of Engineering in Nigeria is;

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering/Structural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Material Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

No surprise, that why many Universities in Nigeria Offer this Course.

So let’s Go straight to the matter. Here are the Top 20 best Nigeria Universities to study Engineering.

 

20 Best Universities in Nigeria To Study Engineering

#1. The Federal University Of Technology, Owerri(FUTO)

The first on our list is FUTO(Federal University Of Technology Owerri). It is Public University and founded in 1980 and located in Owerri, Imo state (southern eastern part of Nigeria).

They Offer Courses below  under the School Of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET);

  • #Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • #Civil Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

FUTO is known for its conducive learning environment, great unique teaching techniques, and Labs for Practical. The unique thing is that the school offers a Petroleum Engineering course is one of the viewpoints of FUTO as the course is one of the lucrative engineering courses in Nigeria these days.

 

#2.The Federal University Of Technology, Akure (FUTA)

I commend this University for its modern structure which makes it fascinating to students.FUTA is founded in 1981 and is located in Akure. It currently ranks 16 in Nigeria and 6348 in the world according  to UNI-RANK

FUTA offers the following course under  the Faculty Of Engineering;

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Most FUTA graduates, alumnae, and alumni have attained a bunch of well-known things. 206 Students come out With First Class In FUTA as of the 2018 session. Also, a student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA) as of 2019 session, Oluwaseyi Falola of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has formulated a different Heliosat (Drone) in flight according to Vanguardngr.com.

#3. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)

UNILORIN is Established in the year 1975, it’s one of the oldest universities in the country. According to UNI-RANK as of 2020 ranking, its ranks 9 in Nigeria and 4914 in the world.

UNILORIN is a public University with a non-profit public higher education institution i.e with low tuition.

The following courses listed beneath are offer in UNILORIN under the Faculty of Engineering;

  • #Biomedical Engineering
  • #Chemical Engineering
  • #Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • #Mechanical Engineering
  • #Metallurgical & Material Engineering

The  University of Ilorin is well known for offering these lucrative courses and also for the prominent things done in the country. The Nigerian Journal of Technological Development, a quarterly scientific edition of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Ilorin was accepted by Scopus as of 30th of June, 2020.

#4.University Of Lagos  (UNILAG)Unilag

This is not a surprise, almost everyone knows UNILAG is one of the highly competitive Institutions in the country. According to UNIRANK™, Unilag ranks Second in Nigeria and 2896 in the world as of 2020. Unilag Offers the following courses below under the Faculty Of Engineering  ;

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Petroleum & Gas Engineering
  • Surveying and Geoinformatics  Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

UNILAG Faculty of Engineering was founded in the academic year of 1964/65 just with three departments i.e.; Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering but currently  UNILAG faculty of engineering has more than 7 departments listed above. This academic establishment is one of the most prestigious ones in Nigeria, and thousands of students choose it as their first choice in JAMB all over the region.

#5.Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)

LAUTECH is established in the year 1990 and is located in Ogbomosho, Oyo State. According to the Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) as of the 2004/2005 academic year, it was rated as one of the best state universities in the country.LAUTECH is one of the best universities in Nigeria to study engineering.LAUTECH offers the following course under the faculty of engineering ;

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Food Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

According to Unirank™, LAUTECH ranks 14 in Nigeria. I recommend LAUTECH as one of the 20 Best Universities in Nigeria To Study Engineering.

#6.The Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)

FUTMINNA was founded in the year 1986. The institute is well known for its specialization in the Technology sector and has also provided more best graduate of engineering students.

The institute offers the following course under the school of Engineering;

  • Computer Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Agriculture and Bio-resources Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Agriculture, Civil, Electrical, Computer and Mechanical Engineering under the SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (SEET) were the first departments in the FUTMINNA as of 1989 but currently, the departments in FUTMINNA is more than 8. The institute ranks 32 in the country and 8129 in the world.

#7.Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

OAU is established in the year 1961 and is situated at IFE in the Western Region of Nigeria.OAU  has great prestige both at home and abroad.OAU offers the following Courses Under the Faculty of Engineering ;

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil  Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

This 58 years old Nigerian higher-institution ranks 14 in the country and 4384  in the world according to UNI RANK™

#8.University of Benin (UNIBEN)

UNIBEN is situated at BENIN and founded in the year 1970

UNIBEN has one of the best college of engineering and technology in Nigeria. UNIBEN  offers the following engineering courses under the FACULTY OF ENGINEERING :

  • >>Agricultural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • >>Chemical Engineering
  • >>>Computer Engineering
  • >>>>Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • >>>>>Mechanical Engineering

UNIBEN ranks 1st in the country and  2886 in the world according to UNI RANK as of the year 2020. UNIBEN also contributes several academic and non-academic establishments and services to students likewise equipping library, labs, workshop in the institute. They are well known for their motto: Knowledge and Character.

#9.Olabisi Onabanjo University(OOU)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#10.University of Nigeria Nsukka(UNN)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#11.University of Ibadan (UI)UI

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#12.Covenant University(CU)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#13. Amedu Bello University(ABU)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#14.University of Port Harcourt(UNIPORT)

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  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#15.The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta ( FUNAAB)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#16. Bayero University Kano (BUK)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#17. Lagos State University(LASU)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#18.University of Uyo (UNIUYO)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#19.University of Calabar (UNICAL)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

#20.Nnamdi Azikiwe University(UNIZIK)

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
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Jeremiah Alayo is an educationist who’s passionate about imparting knowledge into students from every work of life. He intends to ameliorate failure and elevate the success

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