ABOUT ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY (ADSU):
Adamawa State University (ADSU) was established in Mubi in the year 2002 in Nigeria. The motion was strongly backed by the Adamawa State University law No. 10 of 2001. Mubi is a town that stretches across the Northern Senatorial District of Adamawa State. Interestingly, Mubi lies just under the foot of Mandara Mountain. The mountain is the only thing that separates that region of Nigeria from the Republic of Cameroon.
Amongst all of the Universities that are owned by the state government up in North Eastern Nigeria, Adamawa State University is the first. The university is a relatively small and young university, boasting of graduating a total of 929 graduates from its day of inception until now. The first batch of students graduated during the 2005/2006 academic session.
The institution has a population of undergraduate students to the tune of 4,600 asides another 384 who are pursuing their post-graduate diplomas and higher degrees. The school also has a total workforce of 735, comprising of part-time, full-time, academic and non-academic staff.
The overall goal of the institution is towards industrial production to create employment opportunities in our technology-driven sector.
ADSU, though relatively small, is an institution whose management has massive plans for the future and hopes to see it become the center of technological studies in the country. Presently, the school has 17 accredited courses across three faculties:
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences, and
- Faculty of Science and Science Education
The institution is unique due to the stability in its academic calendar, and this is the sole reason responsible for its regular graduation of its students. After a successful inspection of the university’s facilities by the NUC, it was handed the mandate to undertake higher degrees.
- Bed Space and Hostel Maintenance are optional.
- Acceptance, I.D Card, Caution Charges and Handbook are to be paid by New Students only.
- Continues Students are to pay 20,000.00 for Laptop.