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List of Universities & Polytechnics That Offers Petroleum Engineering In Nigeria

The Ultimate List of Schools which comprises of Universities and Polytechnics that Offers Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria is the main purpose of this post.

Do you want to study Petroleum Engineering? Are you looking to apply for Petroleum Engineering during the next UTME screening exercise?

If so, then you may be wondering or asking : Do they study Petroleum Engineering in any Nigerian Universities or Polytechnics ? If they eventually study it, What are the List of Schools That Offers it In Nigeria?  I will be very glad to provide you answers to all the questions above, but before we dive into that, let’s give a quick introduction to what Petroleum Engineering is.

Yes, Petroleum Engineering is offered in Some Nigerian higher institutions such as Universities , Polytechnics and Colleges Of Education.

Knowing that the course is offered in Nigeria is not enough, we are also going to provide you a lot of details about the Universities in Nigeria that studies Petroleum Engineering as a course and the Polytechnics in Nigeria that Offers Petroleum Engineering as part of they programmes.

The major things be are going to cover about the post are:

  • List of Nigerian Universities That Offers Petroleum Engineering as a Course
  • List of Polytechnics that Studies Petroleum Engineering.
  • O Level Requirements to Study Petroleum Engineering in any higher Institutions in Nigeria.
  • JAMB Requirements to Apply for Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria. Let’s start with each of them.

NOTE: The Numbers Attached to Each University or Polytechnic are irrelevant. The main focus is that the schools listed below offers Petroleum Engineering as a Course. To See the JAMB Subject Combination for each of these Courses Here.


1Federal University Of Technology, Owerri See The List Of Courses Offered in FUTO Here.3,137
2University Of Benin, Benin City See The List Of Courses Offered in UNIBEN Here.2,381
3Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun See The List Of Courses Offered in FUPRE Here.1,860
4University Of Uyo See The List Of Courses Offered in UNIUYO Here.1,292
5University Of Ibadan, Ibadan See The List Of Courses Offered in UI Here.1,259
6Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt See The List Of Courses Offered in RSUST Here.873
7Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island See The List Of Courses Offered in NDU Here.602
8Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi See The List Of Courses Offered in ATBU Here.435
9Bayero University, Kano See The List Of Courses Offered in BUK Here.382
10Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State See The List Of Courses Offered in FUNAI Here.149
11Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota See The List Of Courses Offered in Covenant University Here.109
12Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti See The List Of Courses Offered in ABUAD Here.37
13Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa See The List Of Courses Offered in OSUSTECH Here.20
14Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City See The List Of Courses Offered in Igbinedion University Okada Here.18
15Madonna University, Okija17


The requirements in O-Level certificate such as WAEC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB (if acceptable) for those who wish to study Petroleum Engineering are a minimum of credit passes in the following courses :

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics and
  • One other science Courses.


Those who wish to apply for Petroleum engineering are to apply the following courses as their UTME subject combinations during Jamb registration. 1. English 2. Mathematics 3. Physics 4. Chemistry


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