Universities in Nigeria that Offer Software Engineering 2023

Here’s another opportunity to bring to you the list of universities in Nigeria that offer software engineering and their admission requirements.

This also comprises of the list of federal, state and private universities that offer software engineering in Nigeria and and their cut off mark requirements for admission.

What is this article all about?

In this article, I will like you expect knowing the:

  1. Admission requirements for Software Engineering
  2. List of the Universities in Nigeria
  3. How many years it takes to study Software Engineering
  4. JAMB Cutt-off mark for Software Engineering
  5. Job opportunities for Software Engineering in Nigeria

Are you okay with the expectations? yeah! very impressive let’s scroll down. In this article I have carefully and clearly listed down all the available Nigeria Universities that offer Software Engineering and what it takes to gain admission in the same course

Admission Requirements for Software Engineering in Nigeria 2023

The admission requirements for studying software Engineering in Nigeria are as follows:

  1. Must be a science student from secondary school, this is for proper subject combination
  2. The o’level result of the applicant must have 5 credits in SSCE Examination result (WAEC or NECO) in  Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and one other science subjects
  3. A Good UTME result
  4. 16 years and above
  5. 200 or above in JAMB result (depending on the university)
  6. Applicants with OND or HND can gain direct entry admission for the program

In this article, I will start listing from private universities! But there’s nothing much about that. So let’s go.

27 Private Universities that Offer Software Engineering in Nigeria

Below are 27 Private Universities that offer Software Engineering as either a single course or as branch of computer engineering in Nigeria in 2023:

  1. Admiralty University of Nigeria Delta State
  2. Capital City University, Kwara State
  3. Ahman Pategi University, Kwara State
  4. University of Offa, Kwara State
  5. Al-Hikmah University, Kwara State
  6. Thoms Adewumi University Kwara State
  7. Al-Qalam University, Kastina State
  8. American University of Nigeria Adamawa State
  9. Augustine University Ilara, Lagos State
  10. Ave Maria University Nasarawa State
  11. Babcock University, Ogun State
  12. Chrisland University, Ogun State
  13. Claretian University, Imo State
  14. Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State
  15. Koladaisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  16. Lead City University, Oyo State
  17. Havilla University, Cross River State
  18. Khadija University, Jigawa State
  19. Maranatha University, Imo State
  20. Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano State
  21. Mewar University Nigeria, Nasarawa State
  22. Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Delta State
  23. Mountain Top University, Ogun State
  24. Mudiame University, Edo State
  25. Nile University of Nigeria, FCT, Abuja
  26. Top Faith Unversity, Akwa Ibom
  27. Westland University Iwo, Osun State

4 State Universities that Offer Software Engineering in Nigeria

State universities are owned by state government unlike the first segment that is owned by individuals or groups. The state Universities in Nigeria that offer Software Engineering as a single course include:

  1. Gombe State University of Science and Technology, Gombe State
  2. Technical University, Ibadan Oyo State
  3. University of Delta, Delta State
  4. Delta State University of Science and Technology Delta state

Federal Universities that Offer Software Engineering in Nigeria 2023

Federal universities are owned and managed by Nigeria Federal Government and are mostly under ASUU. The Federal Universities in Nigeria that offer Software Engineering  in Nigeria as a single course are;

  1. Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State
  2. Bayero University Kano (BUK) Kano State
  3. Federal University, Dustin-Ma Kastina State
  4. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Imo State
  5. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Ondo State

How many years does it take to study Software Engineering in Nigeria?

How many years does it take to study Software Engineering in Nigeria

Software Engineering is simple in Nigeria Universities and even in other countries of the world, but I know nothing good comes easy, but the only way to make it easier is;

  1. by giving and devoting your time for your studies
  2. By studying with passion for the course
  3. Love the course and it’s lecturers no matter what
  4. Go for research on the course after lectures

Let’s proceed, the years taken to study software engineering in Nigeria is very small compare to the years of it’s benefits after graduation with your flying colour certificate

Let me come straight, Software Engineering in Nigeria takes 4 (years) only for it’s studies

What is the JAMB Cutt-off Mark for Software Engineering 2023?

What is the JAMB Cutt-off mark for studying Software Engineering in Nigeria?

This is too great to behold, the JAMB Cutt-off mark is down, so read down carefully

Before you read and get to see the Cutt-off mark remember this mark is for Nigeria universities and admission is only offered in the above named 3 segment of universities

According to the present academic year, 2023/2023 the JAMB Cutt-off mark for studying Software Engineering in Nigeria is 260 and above, with this JAMB score you’re 90% qualify to secure admission in any of the university in Nigeria that offers Software Engineering.

Job opportunities for Software Engineers in Nigeria

Let me quickly ride down the base, there are many job opportunities awaiting software engineers, more so, software engineers has the opportunity of working in a:

  1. Computer systems design firms
  2. Electronic product manufacturing companies
  3. Software publishing company or in Applications development offices
  4. Insurance companies
  5. Educating software engineers
  6. Self employment

Understand this, software engineers earns nothing less ranging from 150 thousand naira to 400 thousand naira monthly pending on their job and working skills they are engaged


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