Overview

Rivers State University of Science and Technology was founded in 1980 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Port Harcourt, Rivers. Rivers State University of Science and Technology was officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria. Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. RSUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services. It is the only university in Nigeria that is accredited to offer degree programs in Marine Engineering. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment at RSUST.

General Information

University Name: Rivers State University of Science and Technology

Nickname: RSUST

Year Established: 1980

University Motto: Excellence and Creativity

Country Rank: 30

World Rank: 7766

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: Yes, Faculty of Law

Other Faculty: Yes, Rivers State University of Science and Technology has other faculties including Faculties of Engineering, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Law, Management Sciences, Science, Technical & Science Education.

The University has other Centre and Units including Student Affairs Unit, RSUST Information Technology Academy, International Secondary School, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Institute of Geoscience and Space Technology, Institute of Agricultural Research, Institute for Pollution Studies, Institute of Foundation Studies, Centre for Continuing Education, Centre for Information Technology, Centre for Special Projects.

Accreditation: Rivers State University of Science and Technology is accredited by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria.

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON)
  • Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC)

Affiliations and Memberships

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

Library Collection: Yes, RSUST 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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