Usmanu Danfodio University

country rank  23
world rank  5730

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, Usmanu Danfodio University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Sokoto (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Usmanu Danfodio University (UDU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Usmanu Danfodio University (UDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UDU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UDU
Founded 1975
Motto Read

University Location

Address PMB 2346
Sokoto (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Sokoto
Nigeria
T +234 (60) 232134
F +234 (60) 236 688

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018