As a student, the primary aim is to study in the best institution of learning. This has made us to make a survey and come up with a comprehensive list of top polytechnics in Nigeria. The list also includes the series of courses offered by these Polytechnics so that you can know if they offer you choice of course or not.
Check below for the list top Polytechnics in Nigeria and courses offered by these Polytechnics.
1. Auchi Polytechnic
Auchi Polytechnic is one of the top Polytechnics in Nigeria. It is located in Edo state. As a leading Polytechnic, it is one of the very first four Polytechnics in Nigeria founded in 1963. It was first known as technical college and later in 1973 it officially became a Polytechnic. Auchi students are always known for the outstanding performances. The official website is auchipoly.edu.ng
The following are the departments in Auchi Polytechnic
2. Another top Polytechnic in Nigeria is Yaba College of Technology
The College is known to be one of the leading higher educational institution in Nigeria by its provision of first-rate academic, professional and entrepreneurial Education. Though Yabatech was established in 1947 to succeed Yaba higher College, it gained autonomous and its independent in 1969. It has 9 schools and runs both National Diploma programs and Higher National Diploma programs respectively.
Departments in Yabatech
Banking and finance
Agricultural & bio-environmental engineering
Department of industrial design
Department of printing technology
Industrial maintenance engineering
Leisure and tourism
Mechatronics engineering technology
Mineral and petroleum engineering
Nutrition and dietetics
Surveying and geoinfomatics
Urban and regional planning
Welding and fabrication engineering
3. Federal Polytechnic Ilaro.
It was established on 25th July, 1979 and began academic works on 15th November of the same year. The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro is located in Ilaro, Oja odan Road, Ogun State. It has six (6) schools and – departments. It is another one of the top Polytechnics Nigeria.
List of department in Federal Polytechnic Ilaro
Agric & Bio-Environmental Engineering and
Architectural Technology and
Arts & Design
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Library & Information Sciences
Library and Information Science
Mathematics & Statistics,
Nutrition and Dietetics,
Office Technology and Management,
Planning & Management
Science Laboratory and Technology
Surveying & Geo-Informatics
Town & Regional Planning (HND option)
List of Top Polytechnics in Nigeria
4. The Polytechnic Ibadan
The Polytechnic Ibadan is a state owned Polytechnic located in Ibadan, Oyo State. It was established to provide an alternative quality education to University. Founded in 1970, it is popularly called poly Ibadan. It has five faculties which are faculty of Engineering, faculty of Science, faculty of Environmental Studies, faculty of Financial and Management Studies and faculty of Business and Communication Studies respectively. It runs both National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND).
Check below for the departments and faculties in Poly Ibadan
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Biology and Microbiology
Physics with Electronics
Science Laboratory Technology
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Banking and Finance
Faculty of Business and Communication Science
Faculty of Financial Management Science
Graphics & Printing
Land Surveying and Geoinformatics
Local Government Studies
Office Technology Management
Painting and Sculpture
Purchasing and Supply
Urban and Regional Planning
5. Federal Polytechnic Ede, one of the top Polytechnics in Nigeria.
The federal Polytechnic Ede is one of the leading Polytechnic in Nigeria. It is located in Ede, Osun State. The institution was established in 1992 and five Schools namely school of applied sciences, school of business studies, school of environmental studies, school of Engineering Technology and school of part-time and development Studies.
Check below for the list of department in Federal Polytechnic Ede.
Department in Federal Poly Ede
Surveying & Geo-informatics Department
Science Laboratory Technology Department
Quantity Surveying Department
Office Technology and Management Department
Nutrition and Dietetics Department
Library and Information Science Department
Leisure and Tourism Department
Hospitality Management Department
Geological Technology Department
General Studies Department
Fashion Design & Textile Technology Department
Estate Management Department
Computer Science Department
Business Administration Department
Building Technology Department
Basic Studies Department
Banking and Finance Department
Architectural Technology Department
Apart from the previously mentioned Polytechnic, check here for the list of top Polytechnics in Nigeria according to NBTE ranking.