Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU), Katsina, Katsina State

Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU), formerly Katsina State University was established by the Katsina State Government out of the desire to improve access to higher education for its citizenry. The work was initiated by the then executive Governor of Katsina State and later the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar’adua before his death. The law establishing the Katsina State University was passed by the Katsina State House of Assembly on 5 September 2006.

The University commenced academic activities in January 2007 with three faculties(Education, Humanities & Natural and Applied Sciences), and 16 undergraduate programmes. The university will build upon existing academic strength, a total of 13 faculties, 76 departments and 236 academic programmes (undergraduate and postgraduate) at the end of its 25-year period of its academic phasing, which is divided into four years each.

The Visitor of the University is any serving governor of the state, the current being Aminu Bello Masari, the Chancellor is Nigeria’s one-time minister of Economic Development, Dr. Umaru Mutallab, and current Vice Chancellor is professor Idris Isah Funtua.

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Former names
Katsina State University
Motto To learn and to serve.
Type Public
Established 2006
Academic staff
Students 10,856
Undergraduates 10,257
Postgraduates 599
Location Katsina, Katsina State, Nigeria
Campus Urban
Nickname UMYU
Affiliations NUC, ASUU

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  • Natural and Applied Sciences
  • Social and Management sciences
  • Humanities
  • Education
  • Law

Courses Offered By Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University

  • Accounting
  • Arabic Studies.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology.
  • Business Administration.
  • Chemistry.
  • Computer Science.
  • Economics.
  • Education and Arabic.
  • Education and Biology.
  • Education and Chemistry.
  • Education and Economics.
  • Education and English Language.
  • Education and Geography / Physics.
  • Education and Hausa.
  • Education and Islamic Studies.
  • Education and Mathematics.
  • Education and Physics.
  • English Language.
  • French.
  • Geography.
  • Hausa.
  • History.
  • Industrial Chemistry.
  • Islamic Studies.
  • Law.
  • Mathematics.
  • Medical Biochemistry.
  • Microbiology.
  • Physics.
  • Political Science.
  • Public Administration.
  • Sociology


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