Founded in 1975, University of Maiduguri is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Maiduguri (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Borno. Officially accredited/recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Maiduguri is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Maiduguri offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 41 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. University of Maiduguri also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.