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Universities that Offers Petroleum Engineering In Nigeria 2023/2024

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Universities That Offers Petroleum Engineering: Which university is the best to study Petroleum Engineering?, What is the Cut off mark to study Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria, Which State University offers Petroleum Engineering?, Do all Universities accept students to study Petroleum Engineering through JAMB?, Do Unilag offer Petroleum Engineering?.

Hey SAVANT! to another exciting episode of my “Admission Guide Series” here I will provide you with the complete list of Universities in Nigeria that offers Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria, pretty cool right? STAY TUNED👌

Waec and Jamb Subject Combination for Petroleum Engineering
Universities that Offers Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum Engineering is one of the Most Sought after Engineering Course to study in Nigeria, thereby becoming highly competitive, if you read my post on most competitive courses to study in Nigeria, you would see that Engineering sat comfortably at the 7th position, this gives you an insight of how competitive this course is.

P.S; See Top 10 Most competitive Courses to Study In JAMB.

Out of Over 100 Universities in Nigeria, Only about Fifteen (15) including Federal, State and Private Universities, are fully accredited by the National University commission (NUC) to offer Petroleum engineering and yet, it is still one of the most applied course in JAMB, thereby making it a very competitive course.

Read Also: How To Gain Admission Into Any University of your Choice Without JAMB

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To be able to decipher the University you want to apply for, to become a Petroleum Engineer in Nigeria, you need to first know the complete list of Universities that offers it, this information at times can be difficult to get…

…and that is the essence of today’s guide, all you have to do know now is, sit back, take a glass of water and read through diligently for details. ENJOY!😊

Which University Offers Petroleum Engineering?

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All Universities, whether Federal, Private or State Owned Universities can offer Petroleum Engineering, but not all do. This is because not all Universities are able to meet up with the minimum requirements set by the National University Council (NUC) for this course.

Only Universities able to meet up with the minimum requirements can accept student through JAMB or any other acceptable admission process to Study Petroleum Engineering.

Below are the list of universities that offers Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria…

Universities That Offers Petroleum Engineering

This list is for both Federal, State and Private Universities offering Petroleum Engineering, all you have to do now is to go through the list diligently…

  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  • Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  • Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota
  • Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  • Federal University Of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
  • Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
  • University Of Benin, Benin City (UNIBEN)
  • University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • University Of Uyo

Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Universities Offers Petroleum Engineering In Nigeria?

Currently, Only about Fifteen (15) Universities are fully accredited to Study Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria.

What Is The Best University For Petroleum Engineering?

No university offering Petroleum Engineering is superior to the other, your choices should be based on whether or not the School in question is accredited to study Petroleum Engineering.

If it is, then by all means make your choice.

How Many Years To Study Petroleum Engineering

It takes five (5) years to study Petroleum engineering in any University in Nigeria.

In Summary

Only about Fifteen (15) Universities in Nigeria are fully accredited where students interested to study Petroleum Engineering can apply to.

If you must apply to any school, make sure it is one listed here, because applying to any school without accreditation is a complete waste of time.

Read Also: WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination For Petroleum Engineering

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  1. I am Physics graduate, can l get admission through DE to study Petroleum engineering in any of the above universities? With
    Upper Credit, if yes, then how many years it will take to finish?

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