ABOUT UMAR MUSA YAR' ADUA UNIVERSITY KATSINA
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 law establishing the Katsina State University was passed by the Katsina State House of Assembly on 5th 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 it’s academic phasing, which is divided into four years each.The mission of the Umaru Musa Yar’adua University is to produce well-grounded, sound, God-fearing and entrepreneurially-minded graduates, equipped with problem-solving and other skills attuned to the demands of the 21st century environment, who can be self-employed, and whose skills and knowledge would accelerate community development in particular and nation building in general through the regular and distance education modes using information and communication technology as a tool, thereby widening access to higher education significantly. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University aspires to be one of the best universities in Nigeria with an established reputation for high quality teaching and research and innovative learning delivery techniques and to be in full harmony with its host community as the formulator of its hopes and aspirations and the promoter of its core cultural and spiritual values.
UMAR MUSA YAR' ADUA UNIVERSITY KATSINA LOCATION
P.M.B. 2218, Katsina State, Nigeria.
Box Katsina Katsina State