IAU Member


top General Information


Street:PMB 2218


Province:Katsina State

Tel.:+234(9) 783-0054


Institution Funding



Founded 2006 as Katsina State University. Acquired current title 2009.

Academic Year

January to November

Admission Requirements

Senior secondary school certificate (WAEC, NECO, GCE) or equivalent with credit passes in five subjetcs in not more than two sittings. An acceptable score in the universities matriculation examination (UME) is required. Credit pass in English is required for all programmes. A credit pass in Mathematics is required for all science-based and a selected arts-based programmes.



Accrediting Agency

National Universities Commission (NUC)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Idris Isa Funtua

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Nasir Bello

Job title:Registrar

International Relations Officer : Fatima Shehu Suleiman

Job title:Research and Linkages Officer

top Divisions

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Arabic, Art Education, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, English, Foreign Languages Education, Geology, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Sciences, Islamic Studies, Library Science, Mathematics Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Religious Education, Science Education

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Arabic, Arts and Humanities, Economics, English, French, History, Islamic Studies

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law

Faculty : Natural and Applied Sciences

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics

Faculty : Social and Management Sciences

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Sociology

Research Division : Renewable Energy

Fields of study:Energy Engineering

More details:CeRER

School : Postgraduate Studies

Fields of study:Arabic, Arts and Humanities, Chemistry, Computer Science, Curriculum, Education, Educational Psychology, Geography, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Fields of study:Education, Information Management

Master's Degree

Fields of study:African Languages, Arabic, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Curriculum, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, English, Geography, History, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Native Language, Physics, Science Education

Doctor of Philosophy

Fields of study:African Languages, Arabic, Geography, History, Islamic Studies

top Academic Periodicals


Katsina Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences


top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2017-2018

Full Time Total:315

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Total:289


Statistics Year:2017-2018


Updated on 17-09-2018