Akperan Orshi Polytechnic, Yandev is a tertiary institution in Yandev near Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria.  The college dates back to 1926 when the British colonial government established a farm training center at Yandev, then in Tiv province of the Northern Region. In 1973, the Benue-Plateau State government upgraded the center to a school of Agriculture with an initial enrollment of 23 students. In 1983, the Department of Agriculture of the Murtala College of Arts, Science and Technology, Makurdi was merged with the school. In April 1991, the school was renamed the Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev after Dr. James Akperan Orshi, the late monarch of the Tiv nation. The college now has over 2,000 students on a campus that covers 231 hectares.


To Provide courses of study leading to the award of National and Higher National Diploma certificates, training and research in Agricultural, Engineering, Science and Technology, Vocational and Management disciplines as well as other complimentary areas of study using the methodology of Learn by Doing.


To become a leading institution in training of Middle and High level Manpower in Agriculture, Engineering, Science and Technology, Vocational as well as well as other areas of human endeavour for the purpose of increased Agricultural Production engendered technological development and Wealth Creation in Nigeria.


The institution offers various courses under five Faculties/Schools.

  • School of Agricultural Management and Vocational Studies,
  • School of Agricultural Production and Engineering Technology,
  • School of Animal Technology,
  • School of Basic Sciences and Foundation Studies,
  • School of Forestry and Fisheries Technology.