The philosophy of the college entails the production of the scientific and technological manpower needed for achieving both regional and national goals. Furthermore, the college seeks to develop the mind, impact both theoretical and practical knowledge in the students as well as assist them develop self-confidence, self-reliance and innovative capabilities in the various fields of pure and applied sciences.
- The provision of knowledge and skills needed for the understanding and analysis of problems related to the industry, environment and public service in a science and technology-driven economy.
- The inculcation in students the scientific principles and the application of these principles in solving problems in the society.
- The development of the capacity to innovate and improvise using local materials to make students self-employed on graduation, fit into positions in the science and research divisions of the public service and parastatals as well as the private sector.