Top 10 Best Technology Universities In Nigeria [Latest NUC Ranking 2019]

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Tertiary education is one of the necessary forms of education any student can get and Nigerian students are not left out.

In recent times, technology universities in Nigeria have become one of the best set of universities which most young school leavers from science class love to attend.

Today, we’ll be discussing these technology universities in Nigeria and specifically, the best technology University in Nigeria for 2019.

FUTMINNA - Best Technology Universities In Nigeria
FUTMINNA – Best Technology University In Nigeria

Best Technology Universities In Nigeria (2019 NUC Ranking)

Below are the best technology universities in Nigeria according to the Nigerian Universities Commission.

These technology universities are ranked using various standards. Some of these standards include 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 e.t.c.

1) Federal University Of Technology, Minna [FUTMINNA]

As at the time of writing this article, FUTMINNA is ranked as the best University of technology in Nigeria and the 7th best University in the country (a very nice achievement).

This University of technology is one of the best technology schools which is located in Minna, North Eastern Nigeria.

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]

The Federal University of technology, Akure is a Federal government-owned technology University located in Akure which is one of the major goto areas in South Western Nigeria.

Established in the year 1981(a year after FUTO was established), 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)
Futo - 3rd best University of technology in Nigeria
FUTO

3) Federal University Of Technology, Owerri [FUTO]

This is a technology University located in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria. Established in 1980 by the Shehu Shagari led government(just a year before FUTA was established), FUTO has risen to become the best University of technology in South Eastern Nigeria and one of the best universities in Nigeria

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]

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 is mostly faced by crisis sometimes, it still remains one of the best technology universities in Nigeria and the 4th University on our list.

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]

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 12th best University in Nigeria [NUC Ranking] in 2014.

Till 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]

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 with the aim of bringing technological education closer to Nigerians hence the university鈥檚 motto remains “Technology for Service”.

Even as a technology University, ESUT also have 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]

Founded in 1988, this University was first known as the Federal University of Technology, Yola before it was later renamed to Modibbo Adama University Of Technology, Yola.

Since it was founded, MAUTECH has been known as one of the best universities of technology in Nigeria till date.

Below are the faculties/schools available in MAUTECH currently.

  • 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]

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 technology universities in Nigeria(particularly South Western Nigeria).

OSUSTECH offers a wide range of courses which gives students the opportunity to pick any courses of their choice to study at the University.

Below are the current faculties present in Ondo state University of technology.

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

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