Usmanu Danfodio University was founded in 1975 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Sokoto. Usmanu Danfodio University was formerly University of Sokoto and is one of the initial twelve federal government owned universities in Nigeria founded in 1975. The university is 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, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. UDU 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 UDU.
University Name: Usmanu Danfodio University
Year Established: 1975
University Motto: Read
Country Rank: 15
World Rank: 7779
Academic Calendar: Semesters
Law School: Yes
Other Faculty: Yes, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto has other faculties including – Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, College of Health Sciences, Faculty of Education and Extension Services, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Management and Administration.
The University has other Centre and Units including Centre for Energy Research.
Accreditation: Usmanu Danfodio University is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.
Affiliations and Memberships
- Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
- Association of African Universities (AAU)
Library Collection: Yes
Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Not Reported
Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Multiple including Bachelor degrees, Masters Degrees, Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.