About the School

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Auchi Polytechnic is one of the leading Polytechnics in the country, in one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan towns in Nigeria – there are many reasons why you might choose to study here. With over 8,000 students, for undergraduate programmes, postgraduate taught programmes, both Business, Technology and the Arts, we’re committed to investing in the student experience.

Auchi Polytechnic is one of the first four Polytechnics in Nigeria. It was founded in 1963, first, as a technical college and later in 1973 as a Polytechnic. The extent law establishing it assigns to the institution the task of producing well trained and highly skilled middle level manpower for the national economy in the areas of engineering technology, science environmental studies, Management studies and Art & Design.

The Polytechnic is reviewing and updating its curricula to meet current national and global challenges. The thinking is to enrich the curricula and re-orientate students to be self employed and create jobs on graduation. Already, entrepreneurial courses have been introduced in most programmes offered in the institution.

To make the learning environment conducive, the Polytechnic has updated its workshops and laboratories. Physical structures are being provided to expand classroom space and thus reduce congestion. So far, the beneficiaries of the physical expansion projects have been the school of Art & Design; the School of Environmental Studies which got a nod for the expansion of the faculty building with its own workshops, studios, classroom and staff offices as well as School of Business Studies. Reconstruction is being carried in the institution.

The Polytechnic looks forward to the future with confidence that it will consolidate its primus status amongst its peers. The institution also looks forward to sustaining and improving on the renowned quality of its graduates.We’re extremely proud of the diversity of our academic community which includes international students from different countries.

When you study at Auchi Polytechnic, you will gain more than just a qualification, you also acquire great skills which you will keep for life.

Welcome once again…

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