Having looked at the dilemma most aspirants are in each year due to the lack of concrete information about the list of polytechnics in Nigeria and their tuition fee, we have decided to compile an undisputed list of major polytechnics in Nigeria and their school fees for 2023/2024 academic session.
You may decide to use this list as a guide when making a decision about your destination for education. This is a well detailed list of polytechnics in Nigeria and their school fees.
However before we proceed with the list, let’s get something straight; a graduate from a polytechnic is not inferior to a graduate from the University! This stigma on graduate from polytechnic has been causing a lot of students to run away from Polytechnics and focus on only universities even though their chances of getting admission to Polytechnics is higher than the university.
Also, we have written about the list of polytechnics in Nigeria and their cut off marks to assist candidates in making and informed decision in choosing a polytechnic of their choices.
If you are an aspirant and you found that a polytechnic is offering your course then don’t hesitate to put in, instead of spending one (1) to four (4) years sitting at home waiting for admission from the university.
In this post, we have compiled an excellent list of the top 10 best polytechnics in Nigeria that you can make your choice from. They are excellent and some are even more popular and reliable than most universities in the country. We have included their school fees also to help you make a better decision when you consider your budget. So let’s start with the list.
Top 10 Best Polytechnics In Nigeria And Their School Fees – 2023
1. Federal Polytechnic Auchi (Auchi Poly)
The Federal Polytechnics Auchi was initially a Technical College Founded in Nigeria in 1963. The Technical College was offered to the Midwestern region of Nigeria as a gift by the British. The Polytechnic soon grew in size and population by means of its unique teaching method and resources.
The Federal Polytechnic Auchi is very reputed in diverse areas of engineering, applied sciences and technology, environmental studies, management studies, and art and industrial design. It is reputed as one of the best Polytechnics in Nigeria and is a hotspot for many students who wish to attend a polytechnic. The school fees of The Federal Polytechnics is very affordable making it a top choice for most students.
The Auchi Poly fees for Freshers is N28,000 and fees for returning Students is N14,000.
|SCHOOL FEES||FRESHERS (NAIRA||RETURNING STUDENTS (NAIRA)|
|AUCHIPOLY SCHOOL FEES||N28,000||N14,000|
2. Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)
Well, who can dispute the position of YABATECH on this list? Yaba College of Technology was established in 1947 as an immediate successor to Yaba Higher College. In 1969 by virtue of Decree 23, Yaba College Of Technology gained a higher status.
This decree granted it the mandate to provide full time and part-time courses of instruction and training in technology, applied science, commerce and management and in such other fields of applied learning relevant to the needs of the development of Nigeria in the areas of industrial and agricultural production and distribution; and for research in the development and adaptation of techniques.
Yaba College of Technology is structured into eight schools and thirty-four academic departments with a total of sixty-four accredited programmes, which cut across the ND, HND and Post-HND Levels. The college also offers certificate courses.
YABATECH not only offer ND, HND and Post-HND but it also provides students the opportunity to gain B.Sc (Ed) courses in Technical and Vocational Education and Post Graduates Diploma in Engineering. The two programmes are run in conjunction with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Federal University of Technology, Akure, respectively. The present student population is about 15,000, while the total staff strength is about 1,600.
YABATECH is one of the most popular and outstanding polytechnics in Nigeria. It was one of the best College to be established in Nigeria and it was founded in 1947.
YABATECH since its inception in 1947 has grown from the little size of the population most know than to a giant institution that can compete with any other polytechnics in Nigeria and even beyond. On the 19th of February 2021, Yaba College of Technology was named the best polytechnic in Nigeria according to the Nigerian Board for Technical Education (NBTE).
YABATECH is regarded as the first institution (that is higher institutions both polytechnic and universities) in Nigeria to establish a Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, with linkages with the world of commerce and industry.
Yabatech school fees for OND full-time
The school fee for OND full-time in Yabatech is ₦44,500. The school fee price was increased from ₦35,000 the previous year to its current fee.
Yabatech school fees for HND full-time
The school fee for HND full-time in Yabatech is ₦45,500. Candidates who did part-time in OND and do not have a Jamb profile are to pay the sum of ….. For Jamb regularization.
Yabatech school fee for part-time ranges from N75 000 to N83,000.
Yabatech Acceptance fee for 2023/2024 academic session is 20,000 Naira for fresh/new students
3. Federal Polytechnic Nekede (Poly Nekede)
This is one of those schools that we refer to as ‘silent worker’ though not very popular The Federal Polytechnics Nekede in Imo state is a very competitive and outstanding polytechnic. With its unique teaching techniques, innovative lecturers and extensive resources, the school easily differentiates itself from its counterpart in Nigeria.
The Federal Polytechnic Nekede is a Federal government Owned Polytechnic. The school was established in Nigeria in 1978 and is located in Nekede region of Imo State. This school is the third on our list of the top 10 Best Polytechnics in Nigeria.
The fee for Nekede Polytechnic is N32,000.
4. The Polytechnic Ibadan (Poly Ibadan)
The Polytechnic of Ibadan major function is to cater for students training and development of techniques in applied science, engineering, environmental science, and commerce.
Poly Ibadan was established in 1970 parent to the existing Technical College, Ibadan under the provisions of a principal Edict cited as the Polytechnic, Ibadan Edict 1970. The initial Edict which upgraded the status of this school has undergone several modifications in order to make the higher institution relevant to the present day needs of Oyo State, the Proprietor in particular and Nigeria in general.
The Polytechnic has been churning out lots of low and middle-level manpower that has been making valuable contributions to the social and economic development of the country. As the school continues to grow stronger and finer in its teaching process, it has also produced high-level manpower in some areas such as urban and regional planning, mass communication etc. The primary focus of the Polytechnic is training that is practical oriented.
Immediately after its inception in Ibadan, it began booming. The school is a top choice for higher institutions aspirants every year in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME). The school is the fourth on our list of the top 10 polytechnics in Nigeria.
The Polytechnic of Ibadan charges a fee of N45,000 for indigene and N50,000 for none indigene (Freshers). The Returning Students school fees is less than N30,000
|SCHOOL FEES||FRESHERS (INDIGENES)||FRESHERS (NON-INDIGENES)||RETURNING STUDENTS|
|THE POLYTECHNIC IBADAN||45,000||50,000||30,000|
5. Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH)
The Lagos State Polytechnic is State Government Owned Institution which offers National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Programmes.
The Lagos State Polytechnic had produced graduates who are highly placed in the society and in order to further advance the position of its graduates in the society, the institution employs modern methods in teaching and training its students. The polytechnic had structured its curricula to avail all its students with ICT and entrepreneurship skills.
The prestigious Lagos State Polytechnic is the fifth on our list of the top 10 polytechnics in Nigeria.
Laspotech School Fees For ND1 2023/2024
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Laspotech ND11 students
|Exam fees = ₦5000||5000|
|Laspo mobile = ₦500||500|
Laspotech ND111 students
6. Osun State Polytechnic (OSUN POLY)
Osun State Polytechnic, Iree was also known as OSPOLY is a tertiary learning institution in Iree, Osun State, Nigeria. The Polytechnic was formerly a satellite campus of The Polytechnic, Ibadan. It became autonomous on 12 October 1992 when the Governor of Osun State, Alhaji, Isiaka Adeleke, signed the law establishing the institution alongside The Osun State College of Technology located at Esa-Oke in Osun State.Osun State Polytechnic Iree also has Daily Part Time Program (DPT) which is located at Koko campus.
The Osun State Polytechnic, Iree was also known as OSPOLY is a higher institution of learning located in Iree, Osun State, Nigeria.
The fee for Osun state polytechnic is N25,500.
7. Federal Polytechnic Ilaro (Ilaro Poly)
Just as the name is, The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro is Federal government Owned Institution located in the South Western Part of the Country.
The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro was established by Decree No.33 of July 25, 1979
It was opened to students on November 15, 1979, on a temporary site provided by its host community, the ancient town of Ilaro, Ogun State. The first site of the Polytechnic was the premises of the Anglican Grammar School, Ilaro about half a kilometer from Ilaro township junction.
The Polytechnic was on this temporary site till 1983 when it moved to its permanent site along Ilaro/Oja-Odan Road, about three kilometers from Ilaro township. It is also about 60 kilometers from Idiroko, a Nigerian Border town with the Benin Republic. Ilaro town itself is an ancient town, landlocked between Lagos and Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. The Polytechnic occupies a total of 898.116 hectares land area on its permanent site.
The Federal Polytechnics Ilaro unanimously took the seventh place on our list of the top 10 polytechnics in Nigeria.
The fee for federal polytechnic of ilaro is very modest. It’s a sum of NN32,550.
8. Imo State Polytechnic (Imo Poly)
Imo State Polytechnic is a higher education institute in Umuagwo, Imo State, Nigeria. It was established in 1978 as the Michael Okpara College of Agriculture, Umuagwo and was upgraded to a Polytechnic status, renamed as the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo in 2007. The institution provides courses, training and research in all branches of Agriculture, Management Sciences, Engineering and Food Sciences. The institution is certified to award National Diploma and Higher National Diploma qualifications.
The Imo State Polytechnic is located in Umuagwo, an Area in Imo State Nigeria. It was established in 1978 as a College of Agriculture but was later upgraded to a Polytechnics in 2007.
Imo state polytechnic charges N30,000 for ND and N40,000 for HND (None indigene, ND 55,000.
Indigene 22,000 for HND.
Non-indigene 65,000, and indigene
9. Federal Polytechnic Oko (Oko Poly)
This is a Federal Government owned Polytechnic located in the South Eastern region of Nigeria.
It was previously known as College of Arts, Science, and Technology but was later upgraded what it is known today as the Federal Polytechnic Oko.
The Federal Polytechnics Oko charges a fee of N28,000.
10. Kaduna Polytechnic (Kadpoly)
Kaduna Polytechnic is a higher institution located at Tudun Wada local government area of Kaduna State, North-Western Nigeria.
Kaduna Polytechnic was established in 1956 as Kaduna Technical Institute after the British Government accepted the upgrading of Yaba Higher College (now Yaba College of Technology) to a technical institute and also proposed the establishment of technical institutes in Kaduna and Enugu through the recommendation of the Higher Education Commission. The polytechnic offers National Diploma and Higher National Diploma courses at undergraduate levels.
The Kaduna Polytechnic which was established in 1956 as Kaduna Technical Institute is located at Tudun Wada local government area of Kaduna State.
Kaduna Polytechnic charges a moderate fee of N24,000.
LIST OF PRIVATE POLYTECHNICS IN NIGERIA
- Lagos City Polytechnic, Ikeja
- Located in the hear of Lagos
- Dorben Polytechnic, Bwari, FCT – Tuition Fee For ND = N176,000(Full Time and N220,000 (Part-time)
- Allover Central Polytechnic, Sango-Ota, Ogun State. Tuition Fee
- Covenant Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State
- Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo
- Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
- Tower Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State
- Wolex Polytechnic, Ikeja, Lagos State
- Lighthouse Polytechnic, Evbuobanosa
- Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko, Benue State
- Grace Polytechnic, Surulere, Lagos State
- Heritage Polytechnic, Ikot Udota, Eket, Akwa Ibom State
- Interlink Polytechnic, IJebu-Jesa, Osun State
- Kings Polytechnic Ubiaja
- Nacabs Polytechnic Akwanga, Nasarawa state
- Nogak Polytechnic, Ikom, Cross River State
- Our Saviour Institute of Science Agric and Technology (OSISATECH), Enugu
- Ronik Polytechnic, Lagos
- Shaka Polytechnic Benin City
- The Polytechnic Ile-Ife, Osun State
- The Polytechnic Imesi-Ile
- Temple Gate Polytechnic Aba, Abia State
So there you have it a list of polytechnics in Nigeria and their school fees for 2023/2024 academic session. We hope that this list will help you decide your destination for education. As a last advice, when it comes to choosing a polytechnic, always choose a popular one as they are deemed more credible and it will be easier for you to walk through life with the results you get from them. But don’t forget that certificate is a piece of paper. What you have in your head is of more value.
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Does it mean that Akanu Ibiam Fed. Poly.Unwana has been screen out of the top 10 poly in Nig.
Akanu Ibiam does not qualify for the current top 10 polytechics in Nigeria at the moment
Please which of the polytechnics offers civil engineering as a course?
PLEASE WHICH OF THIS POLY SHOULD I CHOOSE. PLEASE HELP ME I AM CONFUSED
What course do you intend studying?
Den ya nur zerious
WHAT OF ABIA POLY
Abia Poly is also a top polytechnic in Nigeria but it is not among the top 10
please I am in Cameroon and I want to do computer engineering please I want helped
Computer Engineering in a Polytechnic or university?
Please whats d cut off mark for nekede and oko poly
150 and above
Science laboratory technology whats d cut off mark for it in nekede and oko poly 2017
Is dis private polytechnic called paimtech accredited cos i was offered admission dere.pls help me
Yes it is. Though it does not rank among the current list of top 10 polytechnics in Nigeria as at 2018
Pls when will fed poly nekede evening form come out
Pls what the cut off mark Science laboratory technology polyibadan
what is the cutoff mark for okopoly
does Auchi poly offer mass comm?
These polytechnics do they accept lower credits for Hnd candidates
Yes but always remember it is easier to gain admission into any of the above polytechnics in Nigeria with upper credit. So do not be dismayed if your admission is not granted
What can I do to get admission’s to federal poly oko with out apply it in my jamb, my score is 155 please advice to get admission’s
Simply purchase a JAMB change of institution and course form for 2018/19 session and pay the necessary fee n charges
which one among all these is best for mass communication
You will need to go through the list of all the polytechnics as seen in the post to confirm which offers Mass Comm firstly, after which you can make an informed decision. Since the polytechnics in the post are regarded as the best, any of them that offer Mass Comm is automatically very good to study the course.
Is statistics part of technical course?
What about kaura namoda poly zamfara is not among the top 10 in nigeria polytechnic.
Pls do federal polytechnic Bali offer mass communication?
No Mass Comm is not offered there
Please how much is Nigeria institution of journalism current school fees?
Check out this link. https://schoolings.org/nigerian-institute-of-journalism-nij-school-fees-for-nd-hnd-freshers-2019-2020-session/ It gives full details as regards their school fees for ND and HND fresh students for 2022/2023 session
Which poly is the best for computer science?
Does awuchi poly teach accounting subject
Yes Auchi poly offers Accounting as a course
Wish of the schools between yaba and laspotech, wish one will u advice me to go for pls I need ur advice on this
I WANT TO APPLY FOR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INTO DORBEN POLY, BUT MY ND RESULT IS PASS, CAN I BE GIVING ADMISSION INTO HND. THANK YOU
What is the cut off mark for osun and ilaro polytechnic
The cut off mark is 140
Which polytechnic offer co operative economics in eastern party of nigeria with low school fees
What about coastal polytechnic
What info do you have about coastal polytechnic? Pass it over for review.