University of Uyo was founded in 1991 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Uyo , Akwa Ibom. The university was formerly known as the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) before the federal government of Nigeria established it as a federal university and the name was changed to the University of Uyo. University of Uyo is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. University of Uyo is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Uyo offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. The University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at UNIUYO.

General Information

University Name: University of Uyo

Nickname: UNIUYO

Year Established: 1991

University Motto: Unity, Learning and Service

Country Rank: 26

World Rank: 7452

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: Yes, Faculty of Law

Other Faculty: Yes, University of Uyo has other faculties including: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Basic Medical Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Social Science. UNIUYO has run a college of Health Sciences and a Post Graduate School.

The University has other Centre, Research Institutes and Units including Centre for Cultural Studies, Centre of Development Studies, Centre for Wetlands and Management Studies, Institute of Education, Institute of Biomedical Research, ICT Unit, Pre Degree Studies, Physical Planning, International Programme Unit, Council Affairs, Council Affairs.

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

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Library Collection: Yes, UNIUYO Library

Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Not Reported

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

Social Media: Nil