Usmanu Danfodio University

Usmanu Danfodio University Ranking

country rank: 48
world rank: 9206

University Overview

Usmanu Danfodio University, established in 1975, is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the midsize city of Sokoto (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Usmanu Danfodio University (UDU) is a coeducational Nigerian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria. Usmanu Danfodio University (UDU) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 45-year-old Nigerian university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Students have access to a library, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Usmanu Danfodio University Ranking

University Identity

Name Usmanu Danfodio University
Acronym UDU
Founded 1975
Motto Read

University Location

Address Private Mailbox 2346 Sokoto Sokoto Nigeria
Tel +234 (60) 232134
Fax +234 (60) 236 688

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Social Media


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