51 Best universities for Engineering in Nigeria

Below is the list of best universities in Nigeria ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 159K citations received by 17.8K academic papers made by 51 universities in Nigeria was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Engineering

#1 in Nigeria
#30 in Africa
#1476 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

For Engineering

#2 in Nigeria
#31 in Africa
#1482 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Engineering

#3 in Nigeria
#32 in Africa
#1571 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Engineering

#4 in Nigeria
#38 in Africa
#1681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2002

For Engineering

#5 in Nigeria
#39 in Africa
#1705 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Engineering

#6 in Nigeria
#43 in Africa
#1767 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Engineering

#7 in Nigeria
#48 in Africa
#1853 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Engineering

#8 in Nigeria
#57 in Africa
#1967 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
17,672
Founded
1981

For Engineering

#9 in Nigeria
#58 in Africa
#2008 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#10 in Nigeria
#66 in Africa
#2105 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#11 in Nigeria
#69 in Africa
#2123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1990

For Engineering

#12 in Nigeria
#75 in Africa
#2291 in the World
Enrollment
21,039
Founded
1980

For Engineering

#13 in Nigeria
#89 in Africa
#2458 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1982

For Engineering

#14 in Nigeria
#91 in Africa
#2479 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Male:Female
58:42
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#15 in Nigeria
#96 in Africa
#2539 in the World
Founded
1991

For Engineering

#16 in Nigeria
#100 in Africa
#2682 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Engineering

#17 in Nigeria
#101 in Africa
#2720 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#18 in Nigeria
#105 in Africa
#2767 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1988

For Engineering

#19 in Nigeria
#108 in Africa
#2803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1980

For Engineering

#20 in Nigeria
#110 in Africa
#2876 in the World
Founded
1988

For Engineering

#21 in Nigeria
#114 in Africa
#2971 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Engineering

#22 in Nigeria
#120 in Africa
#3141 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#23 in Nigeria
#123 in Africa
#3201 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Engineering

#24 in Nigeria
#136 in Africa
#3419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2011

For Engineering

#25 in Nigeria
#139 in Africa
#3439 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2009

For Engineering

#26 in Nigeria
#146 in Africa
#3521 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1982

For Engineering

#27 in Nigeria
#151 in Africa
#3619 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1983

For Engineering

#28 in Nigeria
#153 in Africa
#3688 in the World
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#29 in Nigeria
#155 in Africa
#3699 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1982

For Engineering

#30 in Nigeria
#156 in Africa
#3701 in the World
Founded
1988

For Engineering

#31 in Nigeria
#158 in Africa
#3724 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
2007

For Engineering

#32 in Nigeria
#160 in Africa
#3772 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2000

For Engineering

#33 in Nigeria
#162 in Africa
#3790 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
24,169
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#34 in Nigeria
#163 in Africa
#3812 in the World
Founded
2000

For Engineering

#35 in Nigeria
#164 in Africa
#3829 in the World
Enrollment
16,092
Male:Female
57:43
Founded
1981

For Engineering

#36 in Nigeria
#166 in Africa
#3867 in the World
Founded
2007

For Engineering

#37 in Nigeria
#168 in Africa
#3889 in the World
Founded
1992

For Engineering

#38 in Nigeria
#179 in Africa
#4051 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2007

For Engineering

#39 in Nigeria
#180 in Africa
#4070 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2011

For Engineering

#40 in Nigeria
#182 in Africa
#4096 in the World
Enrollment
19,753
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
2000

For Engineering

#41 in Nigeria
#184 in Africa
#4115 in the World
Founded
1980

For Engineering

#42 in Nigeria
#185 in Africa
#4125 in the World
Founded
1988

For Engineering

#43 in Nigeria
#187 in Africa
#4165 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#44 in Nigeria
#188 in Africa
#4166 in the World
Founded
1981

For Engineering

#45 in Nigeria
#192 in Africa
#4218 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
2009

For Engineering

#46 in Nigeria
#194 in Africa
#4241 in the World
Enrollment
20,400
Founded
1981

For Engineering

#47 in Nigeria
#198 in Africa
#4271 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#48 in Nigeria
#199 in Africa
#4273 in the World
Founded
2004

For Engineering

#49 in Nigeria
#212 in Africa
#4453 in the World
Enrollment
13,688
Male:Female
75:25
Founded
1988

For Engineering

#50 in Nigeria
#216 in Africa
#4500 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
300
Founded
2009

For Engineering

#51 in Nigeria
#218 in Africa
#4532 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2004

The best cities to study Engineering in Nigeria based on the number of universities and their ranks are Nsukka, Ile-Ife, Ibadan, and Ota.