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Directory of Polytechnics and Colleges in Nigeria

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Directory of Polytechnics & Colleges in Nigeria

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In addition to the number of universities, there are 17 Federal and 26 State owned Polytechnic Colleges respectively. These are established to train technical middle level manpower. Some of the colleges are beginning to award degrees.

English Language is the medium of instruction. The Academic Year is from October to September. Entry Requirements include:

Minimum of 4 credits at not more than two seatings.

Entry Requirements For Polytechnic Colleges:

Ordinary National Diploma

  • Minimum of 3 credits in relevant study area
  • One year Basic studies
  • Credit in English is not compulsory

Higher National Diploma

  • Minimum of 5 credits in relevant study area
  • Ordinary National Diploma qualification
  • A minimum of credit in English
  • One year Industrial Attachment (internship)

Certificates (Diploma) Awarded

  • National Diploma (ND)
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)

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ABDUL-GUSAU POLYTECHNIC STATE.
TALATA MAFARA, ZAMFARA

ABIA STATE POLYTECHNIC
P.M.B 166 ABA, ABIA STATE

ADAMAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, YOLA
P.M.B. 2146, YOLA ADAMAWA STATE.

AKANU IBIAM FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, UNMANA
P.M.B 1007, AFIKPO, EBONYI STATE.
Founded: 1981
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 117
Enrollment: 2,137
Contact: Provost
Tel: 088-521574

AKWA IBOM STATE POLYTECHNIC, IKOT-OSURUA
P.M.B 1200 IKOT- EKPENE, AKWA IBOM STATE.

BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY, UGBOKOLO
P.M.B. 2215, OTURKPO, BENUE STATE.
Founded: 1976
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 115
Enrollment: 1,505
Contact: Provost

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EKWENUGO OKEKE POLYTECHNIC, ULI
P.M.B 02, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE.

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ADO- EKITI
P.M.B 5351, ADO - EKITI, ONDO STATE.
Founded: 1977
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 237
Enrollment: 7,488
Contact: Provost

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, AUCHI
P.M.B 13, AUCHI, EDO STATE.
Founded: 1973
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 228
Enrollment: 5,647
Contact: Provost
Tel: 057-200148

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, BAUCHI
P.M.B 0231, BAUCHI - BAUCHI STATE.
Founded: 1979
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 188
Enrollment: 2,316
Contact: Provost
Tel: 077-43630

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, BIDA
P.M.B 55, BIDA, NIGER STATE.
Founded: 1977
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 278
Enrollment: 9,602
Contact: Provost
Tel: 066-461707

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, DAMATURU
P.M.B 1006, DAMATURU, YOBE STATE.

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, IDAH
P.M.B 1037, IDAH, KOGI STATE.
Founded: 1977
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 153
Enrollment: 2,768
Contact: Rector
Tel: 058-800128

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO
P.M.B 50, ILARO, OGUN STATE.
Founded: 1979
Ownership: Federal Government
Enrollment: 3,000
Contact: Rector
Tel: 039-40005

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, KAURA NAMODA
P.M.B 1012, KAURA NAMODA, ZAMFARA STATE.
Founded: 1983
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 100
Enrolment: 1,350
Contact: Rector

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, MUBI
P.M.B 35, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE.
Founded: 1979
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 153
Enrollment: 2,006
Contact: Rector
Tel: 075-82771

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NASSARAWA
P.M.B 001 NASSARAWA, NASSARAWA STATE.
Tel.: 047-66707

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NEKEDE
P.M.B 1036, OWERRI, IMO STATE.
Founded: 1978
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 166
Enrollment: 4,763
Contact: Rector

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OFFA
P.M.B 420 OFFA, KWARA STATE

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OKO
ORUMBA NORTH LGA, ANAMBRA STATE.
Founded: 1979
Ownership: Federal Government
Enrollment: 7,500
Contact: Rector
Tel: 046-911144

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HASSAN USMAN KATSINA POLYTECHNIC
P.M.B 2052, KATSINA STATE.
Founded: 1983
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 501
Enrollment: 3,506
Contact: Rector
Tel: 065-32816

INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
P.M.B 01079, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
Founded: 1973
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 333
Enrolment: 19,005
Contact: Rector
Tel: 042-250416

JIGAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, KAZAURE
P.M.B 5004 KAZAURE, JIGAWA STATE.

KADUNA POLYTECHNIC
P.M.B 2021, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE.
Founded: 1968
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 700
Enrollment: 10,000
Contact: Rector
Tel: 062-211551

KOGI STATE POLYTECHNIC, LOKOJA
KOGI STATE

KWARA STATE POLYTECHNIC
P.M.B 1375, ILORIN, KWARA STATE.
Founded: 1972
Ownership: State Government
Enrollment: 12,000
Faculty: 650
Contact: Rector
Tel: 031-221441

LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC
P.M.B 21606, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE.
Founded: 1977
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 222
Enrollment: 4,287
Contact: Rector
Tel: 065-32816

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MOHAMMED ABDULLAHI WASE POLYTECHNIC
P.M.B 3401, KANO STATE.
Founded: 1976
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 382
Enrollment: 3,786
Contact: Rector
Tel: 064-625658

MOSHOOD ABIOLA POLYTECHNIC
P.M.B 2210, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.
Founded: 1977
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 124
Enrollment: 7,899
Contact: Rector
Tel: 039-241274

NIGER STATE POLYTECHNIC, ZUNGERU
NIGER STATE.
Tel.: 066- 710380

OSUN STATE POLYTECHNIC
IREE , OSUN STATE

PETROLEUM TRAINING INSTITUTE
P.M.B 20, EFFURUN, DELTA STATE.
Founded: 1972
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 87
Enrolment: 1,672
Contact: Principal
Tel: 053-20010

PLATEAU STATE POLYTECHNIC, BARKIN LADI,
P.M.B 02023, BUKURU, PLATEAU STATE.
Founded: 1978
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 121
Enrollment: 2,260
Contact: Rector

POLYTECHNIC CALABAR
P.M.B 1110, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE.
Founded: 1973
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 213
Enrollment: 5,000
Contact: Rector
Tel: 222303

POLYTECHNIC, IBADAN
P.M.B 22, U. I. POST OFFICE, IBADAN.
Founded: 1961
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 342
Enrollment: 4,982
Contact: Rector

POLYTECHNIC OF KEBBI STATE
P.M.B 1034, BIRNIN KEBBI, KEBBI STATE
Founded: 1976
Ownership: State Government Faculty: 737
Enrollment: 1,556
Contact: Rector
Tel: 065-32816

RAMAT POLYTECHNIC, MAIDUGURI
P.M.B. 20 BORI, RIVERS STATE.

RIVERS STATE POLYTECHNIC, BORI
P.M.B. 1017 MAIDUGURI BORNO STATE.

RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC
(FORMERLY ONDO STATE POLYTECHNIC)
P.M.B 1019, OWO, ONDO STATE.
Founded: 1980
Ownership: State Government
Faculty: 173
Enrollment: 9,710
Contact: Rector

YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
P.M.B 2011, YABA, LAGOS STATE.
Founded: 1948
Ownership: Federal Government
Faculty: 391
Enrollment: 5,697 , 6,781 Part Time
Contact: Rector
Tel: 01-800160
E-mail: yabatech@anpa.net.ng

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REFERENCE SOURCES

*Culled from the Universities Matriculation Examination Brochure, 2000-2001.+ The World Book of Learning: Nigeria, Universities and Polytechnic Colleges 1999
+ The National University Commission: List of Nigerian Universities. 1999.
+ 2000 A. D. National University Commission Calendar
++ This is the only Military Academy established initially to be the training academy for young army officers. This was upgraded to a degree awarding Military Academy 1982.