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Top 10 Best Universities of Technology in Nigeria(2023)

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By Femi Daramola

Nigeria’s Technological Universities are one of the best in Africa; Over the years, they have gone to produce numerous engineers and scientists that have contributed immensely to the growth of the country.

The leading universities of technology in Nigeria are a mix of Federal, State, and private universities that are very well known and respected for their standard of education, quality of lecturers, as well as the quality of graduates they produce every year, and the overall infrastructure that is in place to give the students a very conducive learning environment.

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In this article, you will discover the top 10 best universities of technology in Nigeria and their locations.

These universities have distinguished themselves as some of the best universities in the country and a top choice for most students who intend to study science and technology-related courses.
Top 10 Best University of Technology in Nigeria

These technology universities are ranked using various standards. Some of these standards include the quality of graduates they produce yearly, learning and teaching standards, quality of the school’s management, overall quality of infrastructure and environment in the school, and more.

1 Federal University Of Technology, Minna [FUTMINNA]

Best University of Technology in Nigeria

As of the time of writing, FUTMINNA is ranked as the best university of technology in Nigeria and the 7th best University in the country which is a very impressive feat, considering the 0ver 170 Universities we have in Nigeria.

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FUTMINNA is located in Minna, North-Eastern Nigeria, and it has two campuses. The Main campus is at Gidan Kwano and The Mini Campus is at Bosso.

Today, FUTMINNA boasts of offering over 55+ courses and 10 faculties which are listed below.

School of Agriculture and Agriculture Technology
School of Infrastructure, Process and Engineering Technology
School of Electrical Engineering Technology
School of Entrepreneurship and Management Technology
School of Environmental Technology
School of Life Sciences
School of Physical Sciences
School of Information and Communication Technology
School of Technology Education
School of Post-Graduate Studies

2. Federal University Of Technology, Akure [FUTA]

Best University of Technology in Nigeria

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Second on the list of Top 10 Best University of Technology in Nigeria is, The Federal University of Technology, Akure, located in Ondo state which is one of the major goto areas in South-Western Nigeria

Established in the year 1981, FUTA has really shown the world that Nigeria can host some great tertiary institutions.

Some schools/faculties in FUTA include

School of Computing (SCOM)
School of Earth and Mineral Sciences (SEMS)
School of Environmental Technology (SET)
School of Management Technology (SMAT)
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET)
School of Health and Health Technology (SHHT)
School of Agricultural and Agricultural Technology (SAAT)
School of Science (SOS)
School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS)

3) Federal University Of Technology, Owerri [FUTO]

Oldest University of Technology in Nigeria

FUTO is one of the oldest universities of technology in Nigeria. It was created by executive fiat under the government of Shehu Shagari in October 1982.

The university is located south of Owerri. Imo State. It has six schools namely;

This university is also rated as the best mechanical engineering university in Nigeria and one of the best engineering universities in Nigeria.

FUTO has nine colleges which are

School of Physical Sciences (SOPS)
School of Environmental Sciences (SOES)
School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT)
School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT)
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology
School of Biological Sciences (SOBS)
School of Biomedical Sciences (SBMS)
School of Health (SOHT)
School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS)

4) Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology [LAUTECH]

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LAUTECH is a state-owned technology University located in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, South-Western Nigeria. Over the years, this University has become one of the most famous technology hubs in South Western Nigeria after FUTA.

Even as LAUTECH has been faced with lots of academic and non-academic crises, it remains one of the best technical universities in Nigeria and the 4th University on our list.

It has two campuses; the Osogbo campus and the Ogbomoso campus.

The university is affiliated to some organizations and universities abroad such as;

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This University is made up of 6 faculties which are:

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
Faculty of Management Sciences
Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Faculty of Environmental Sciences

5) Rivers State University Of Science & Technology [RSUST]

This university of technology was established in 1980 making it the first technological university in Nigeria.

The Rivers State University of science and technology is a technology University located in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state, South southern Nigeria.

This University became very popular after becoming the best University in Nigeria for E-learning and the 12th best University in Nigeria [NUC Ranking] in 2014.

To date, RSUST produces some of the best science graduates in Nigeria. Below are some of the faculties in RSUST.

Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Science and Technical Education
Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Management Sciences
Faculty of Sciences

RSUST is also regarded as one of the best Technology Universities in Nigeria and the 5th University on our list.

6) Cross River State University Of Science & Technology [CRUTECH]

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This is a state-owned university of technology located in Calabar, Cross River State, south southern Nigeria.

Established in 2002 after merging three higher institutions: (The Polytechnic of Calabar, The College of Education, and Ibrahim Babangida College of Agriculture), CRUTECH has become one of the best state universities in Nigeria in terms of science and technology.

Below are the various faculties in CRUTECH.

Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Communication Technology
Faculty of Agriculture & Forestry
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
Faculty of Management Sciences

7) Enugu State University Of Technology [ESUT]

The Enugu State University of technology is a state-owned university of technology located in Enugu State, South Eastern Nigeria.

Established as APTECH in 1980, this University was conceived to bring technology education closer to Nigerians hence the university motto remains “Technology for Service”.

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Even as a technology University, ESUT also has a variety of non-technical courses for non-science students to choose from. Below is a list of all faculties in the Enugu State University of Technology.

Faculty of Agricultural & Natural Resources Faculty of Agricultural & Natural Resources Management
Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Management Sciences
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences

8) Modibbo Adama University Of Technology, Yola [MAUTECH]

Formerly named the Federal University of Technology, Yola, it is one of the finest universities of technology in Nigeria.

It was founded in 1981 as a center for the development of technology-based manpower for the nation.

School of Environmental Technology(SOET)
School of Pure and Applied Sciences(SPAS)
School of Technology and Science Education(STSE)
School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT)
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET)
School of Management and Information Technology (SMIT)
School of Postgraduate Studies.

9) Akwa-Ibom State University Of Technology [AKSU]

Best technological university

This University is established in 2010 and opened its doors to its pioneer students in the 2010/2011 academic year.

Located in Akwa-Ibom state, Nigeria, AKSU has become one of the most sought-after state universities in South Southern universities.

Below are the faculties in Akwa-Ibom State University currently.

Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Social and Management Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Arts

10) Ondo State University Of Science & Technology, Okitipupa [OSUSTECH]

The Ondo State University of science and technology is a state-owned technology University located in Okitipupa, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Established in September 2010, this State University has become of the best technical universities in Nigeria (particularly South Western Nigeria).

OSUSTECH offers a wide range of courses that allows students to pick any course of their choice to study at the University.

Below are the current faculties present at Ondo State University of technology.

Faculty of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Sciences

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