Yobe State University

country rank  98
world rank  10195

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Established in 2006, Yobe State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Damaturu (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Yobe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Yobe State University (YSU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Yobe State University (YSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym YSU
Founded 2006

University Location

Address Km 7, Gujba Road; PMB 1144
Damaturu (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +234 (803) 625 0046
F +234

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+234 (803) 345 3287

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Yobe State University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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