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List of Universities & Polytechnics That Offers Civil Engineering In Nigeria

The Ultimate List of Schools which comprises of Universities and Polytechnics that Offers Civil Engineering in Nigeria is the main purpose of this post.

Do you want to study Civil Engineering? Are you looking to apply for Civil Engineering during the next UTME screening exercise?

If so, then you may be wondering or asking : Do they study Civil Engineering in any Nigerian Universities or Polytechnics ? If they eventually study it, What are the List of Schools That Offers it In Nigeria?  I will be very glad to provide you answers to all the questions above, but before we dive into that, let’s give a quick introduction to what Civil Engineering is.

Yes, Civil Engineering is offered in Some Nigerian higher institutions such as Universities , Polytechnics and Colleges Of Education.

Knowing that the course is offered in Nigeria is not enough, we are also going to provide you a lot of details about the Universities in Nigeria that studies Civil Engineering as a course and the Polytechnics in Nigeria that Offers Civil Engineering as part of they programmes.

The major things be are going to cover about the post are:

  • List of Nigerian Universities That Offers Civil Engineering as a Course
  • List of Polytechnics that Studies Civil Engineering.
  • O Level Requirements to Study Civil Engineering in any higher Institutions in Nigeria.
  • JAMB Requirements to Apply for Civil Engineering in Nigeria. Let’s start with each of them.

NOTE: The Numbers Attached to Each University or Polytechnic are irrelevant. The main focus is that the schools listed below offers Civill Engineering as a Course. To See the JAMB Subject Combination for each of these Courses Here.


1University Of Ilorin, Ilorin2,883
2Federal University Of Technology, Akure2,839
3Federal University Of Technology, Owerri2,303
4Federal University Of Technology Minna2,194
5Bayero University, Kano2,170
6Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria2,107
7University Of Benin, Benin City1,901
8Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State1,839
9University Of Nigeria Nsukka.1,648
10University Of Ibadan, Ibadan,1,550
11Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi1,316
12University Of Uyo,1,228
13Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka1,136
14University Of Port-Harcourt,1,086
15Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike1,060
16University Of Lagos1,037
17Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,1,004
18University Of Maiduguri,887
19Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta876
20Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi769
21Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt752
22Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma728
23Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island661
24University Of Jos, Jos548
25Imo State University, Owerri537
26University Of Abuja,Abuja499
27Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola490
28Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti452
29Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State427
30Cross Rivers University Of Technology, Calabar383
31Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil307
32Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu281
33Osun State University, Osogbo274
34Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye222
35Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden218
36Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota126
37Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin93
38Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology, Aliro89
39Anambra State University, Uli72
40Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa28
41Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti28
42Nigeria Turkish Nile University , Abuja17
43Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State9
44Baze University, Fct, Abuja8
45Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City7
46Madonna University, Okija5
47Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State5
48Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State2


1Fed. Polytechnic, Nekede4,390
2Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi3,420
3Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba3,254
4Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State2,638
5Akwa-Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot-Osurua2,622
6The Polytechnic, Ibadan2,526
7Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna2,251
8Kano State Polytechnic, Kano2,155
9Rivers State Poly, Bori2,002
10Fed. Polytechnic, Oko1,999
11Fed. Polytechnic, Ede1,755
12Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti1,573
13Fed. Polytechnic, Nassarawa1,555
14Inst. Of Mgt. And Tech, Enugu1,262
15Fed. Polytechnic, Bauchi1,221
16Hassan Usman Katsina Poly, Katsina1,206
17Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Afikpo1,077
18Fed. Polytechnic, Bida1,050
19Fed. Polytechnic, Ida1,046
20Fed. Poly. Offa987
21Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro982
22Plateau State Polytechnic ,Barkin-Ladi837
23Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo760
24Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic,Zaria706
25Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri704
26Fed. Polytechnic,Ilaro699
27Benue State Poly, Ugbokolo663
28Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia633
29Fed. Polytechnic, Damaturu557
30Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta539
31Lagos State Poly, Ikorodu512
32Abia State Polytechnic, Aba364
33Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja352
34Fed. Polytechnic, Mubi350
35Waziri Umaru Fed. Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi310
36Polytechnic Of Sokoto302
37Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku262
38Nigeria Army School Of Military Engineering, Makurdi254
39Adamawa State Poly, Yola254
40Fed. Polytechnic, Kaura/Namoda184
41Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure145
42Niger State Poly, Zungeru130
43Federal Polytechnic, Uka97
44Nogak Polytechnic, Mile 2 Road, Ikom, Cross River State41


The requirements in O-Level certificate such as WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB (if acceptable) for those who wish to study Civil Engineering are a minimum of credit passes in the following courses :

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics and
  • One other science Courses.


Those who wish to apply for Civil engineering are to apply the following courses as their UTME subject combinations during Jamb registration. 1. English 2. Mathematics 3. Physics 4. Chemistry


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4 thoughts on “List of Universities & Polytechnics That Offers Civil Engineering In Nigeria”

  1. can anyone with 181 gain admission into Obafemi awolowo university ile ife osun state to study civil engineering??


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