University of Maiduguri was founded in 1975 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Maiduguri, Borno. University of Maiduguri is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.  University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) is a large coeducational higher education institution. University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. Unimaid also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at UNIMAID.

General Information

University Name: University of Maiduguri

Nickname: UNIMAID

Year Established: 1975

University Motto: Centre of Excellence

Country Rank: 47

World Rank:  7658

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: Yes, Faculty of Law

Other Faculty: Yes, University of Maiduguri has other faculty including College of Medical Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Densitry, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Management Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The University offers postgraduate studies.

The University has other Centre and Units including Centre for Distance Learning (CDL), Academic Planning Unit, Archives and Records Management Unit, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, (CEED), Centre for Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies, Centre for Arid Zone Studies, Centre for Trans-Saharan Studies, Computer & ICT Centre, Management Information System, Instructional Technology Unit, Centre for Peace, Diplomatic and Development Studies, North East Zonal Biotechnology Centre, Centre for Nuclear Energy Research and Training (CNERT), Counselling and Human Development Centre, Environmental Health Office (Sanitation Board), Investments and Public-Private Partnership Directorate, SERVICOM Unit, Unimaid Radio, University of Maiduguri Press (Publishing House), Unimaid Fire Service.

Accreditation: University of Maiduguri is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.

Library Collection: Yes, UNIMAID Library

Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Not Reported

Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Multiple including Bachelor degrees, Masters Degrees, Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

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