University of Maiduguri

country rank  34
world rank  7049

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, University of Maiduguri is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Maiduguri (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Borno. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Acronym Unimaid
Founded 1975
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Bama Road
Maiduguri (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +234 (76) 231730
F +234 (76) 231 639

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Maiduguri's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Universities Commission, Nigeria

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019