USM Engineering Campus was established in Nibong Tebal. It is very unique and prominent. This campus is situated in a small town, south bound Seberang Perai Selatan and two other bordering small towns, Parit Buntar, Perak and Bandar Baharu, Kedah. The futuristic and modern concept of the landscape and layouts of buildings adds to the uniqueness and distinctiveness. This campus is very prominent because it is the only higher learning institution in this vicinity which is considered to be suburbs.
The campus covers about 320 acres of land which was formerly a palm oil plantation. It was developed based on a futuristic but environmental friendly. Currently, the campus holds around 4000 students.