List Of All State Polytechnics in Nigeria (Accredited, 2024)

This is the comprehensive list of all accredited State Polytechnics in the country.

There are Federal, State and Private Polytechnics in Nigeria but the purpose of this post is to enlighten you about the various State Polytechnics scattered around Nigeria, all of course are accredited.

Polytechnics in Nigeria

This post will help prospective students of the various state polytechnics choose the school that best suits them.

With the ever increasing demand for quality education and the increase in student population every year, it is imperative to help prospective students outline these various state polytechnics in Nigeria so as to make it easy for them to choose from.

From our findings, we were able to gather that there are 38 accredited State Polytechnics in the country and we will outline them in alphabetical order for easy access.

Comprehensive List of State Polytechnics in Nigeria (2024)

The State Polytechnics listed below have been fully approved by the National Board for Technical Education, (NBTE).

Without further ado, these are the accredited State Polytechnics in Nigeria below.

1. Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara, Zamfara State

This is a top accredited school in northern Nigeria. This polytechnic offers various courses ranging from science, arts and management science.

Some of the courses offered in Abdu Gusau Polytechnic include:

  • Statistics
  • Science laboratory Technology
  • Office Technology and Management
  • Local Government Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Banking and Finance
  • Art and Design
  • Accountancy

2. Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State

This is one of the top state polytechnics in the country located in Abia state. The following schools are found within this campus:

School of Engineering Technology

  • Civil Engineering Technology (ND only)
  • Computer Engineering Technology (ND only)
  • Electrical Electronics Engineering Technology (ND only)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (ND only)

School of Business and Management Technology

  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Public Administration
  • Office Management and Technology

School of Environmental Design and Technology

  • Architecture
  • Building Technology
  • Estate Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Surveying and Geo-Informatics

School of Food Science and Technology

  • Food Science and Technology (ND only)

3. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi

This is another state polytechnic offering quality education in the northern region of the country. The various programs ranging from Diploma, Certificate programs, Remedial & NCE admission are open for students who wish to undertake them.

The minimum requirements for gaining admission into Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic for diploma and other programs can be found on the school’s official website.

The various courses and departments offered in ATAP include:

  • Accountancy
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Animal Health And Production Technology
  • Banking And Finance
  • Building Technology
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Estate Mangement And Valuation
  • Fisheries Technology
  • Forestry Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Public Administration

4. Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola

Adamawa State Polytechnic is currently located in Numan, Adamawa State. The Polytechnic was founded in 1991 during the merger between the College of Preliminary Studies in Yola and the Staff Development Institute, Numan,

As with other colleges, the polytechnic is accredited by the National Board for Technical Education and offers National Diploma programs in Computer Science, Statistics, Accountancy, Business Studies and Secretarial Studies.

  1. Akwa-Ibom State College of Art and Science, Numkum

6. Akwa-Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot-Osurua

Founded in 1991, the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic is among the ten popular state polytechnics in the country. The following schools in this Polytechnic include:

  • The School of Applied Sciences,
  • The School Of Arts,
  • The School of Commuinication
  • The School of Engineering
  • The School of Business and Management
  • The School of Preliminary Studies
  • The School of Legal Studies
  • The School of Environmental Studies

7. Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo

Benue state poly is one of the polytechnics accredited by the National Board for Technical Education. The school is located in Ugbokolo, Okpokwu and was founded in 1977.

The Department of Agriculture at the Benue State Polytechnic and the Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture were merged to become one in 1983.

8. Delta State Polytechnic

Delta State Polytechnics are three and these three institutions were founded in 2002. The locations of these academic institutions include: Oghara, Ogwashi-Uku and Ozoro.

These institutions offer studies in Agriculture, Computing and Information Technology, Fashion Design and Arts as well as Sports education. Students of these Polytechnics are also trained in business and entrepreneurship.

Below are the various accredited courses offered by these Polytechnics:

Ogwashi-Uku Polytechnic

ND and HND in:

  • Art and Design (Fashion Design and Clothing Technology, and General Art),
  • Business (Accountancy, Business Administration,Human Resource Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Office Technology Management and Production Operations Management), Engineering (Agriculture and Bio-environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Foundry Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Welding and Fabrication)
  • Applied Sciences (Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics and Hospitality and Tourism Management)

Ozoro Polytechnic

ND and HND in:

  • Agriculture,
  • Business Studies,
  • Science and Technology,
  • Engineering and Environmental Studies

Otefe-Oghara Polytechnic

ND and HND in:

  • Business Studies (Accountancy, Banking and Finance and Business Administration),
  • Computing and IT (Computer Science and Statistics),
  • Engineering (Computer Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering)

9. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina.

This is another ranked technical schools in the country that is located in Katsina. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic (HUKP) is a NBTE approved polytechnic.

Other top polytechnics includes:

      • Delta State Polytechnic, Ugwashi-Uku
      • Edo State Institute of Management and Technology, Usen
      • Gateway ICT Institute, Itori, Ewekoro, Ogun State.
      • Gateway ICT Polytechnic, Igbesa, Ogun State.
      • Gateway ICT Polytechnic, Saapade, Ogun State.
      • Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina.
      • Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo
      • Institute of Management. & Technology, Enugu.
      • Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse
      • Kano State Polytechnic, Kano.
      • Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja.
      • Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin.
      • Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu.
      • Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
      • Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia.
      • Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru.
      • Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State.
      • Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke.
      • Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.
      • Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi.
      • Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri, Borno State.
      • Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori.
      • Rivers State College of Arts and Science, Rumola, Port Harcourt.
      • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State.
      • Sokoto State Polytechnic, Sokoto.
      • Taraba State Polytechnic, Jalingo.
      • The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State.
      • The Polytechnic, Ijebu Igbo
      • Yobe State Polytechnic, Geidam.

The aforementioned are all State Polytechnics in Nigeria. This is a comprehensive list.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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