Usmanu Danfodio University

country rank  48
world rank  9206

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Founded in 1975, Usmanu Danfodio University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Sokoto (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, Usmanu Danfodio University (UDU) is a coeducational Nigerian 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 45 years old Nigerian 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UDU
Founded 1975
Motto Read

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 2346
Sokoto
Sokoto
Nigeria
Tel +234 (60) 232134
Fax +234 (60) 236 688

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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students
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University Admissions

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

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Usmanu Danfodio University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021