About Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
Umaru Musa Yar’adua University used to be known as the Katsina state university. This school was founded by the state government of Katsina state, and it was established out of a desire to make good and quality tertiary education available to all, especially indigenes of Katsina state.
The process of establishing this university was started by Late Umaru Musa Yar’adua, then Governor of Katsina state who later became the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Full academic activities commenced in the school in January 2007 with three (3) faculties – Faculty of Education, Faculty of Humanities, as well as the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences.
The motto of this institution is emblematic of the desires of its founding fathers which is “to learn and to serve.” At present, the university has a staff strength numbering over one thousand (1000). There are eleven (11) faculties in the school, namely:
- Faculty of Education – Departments include Education, Library, and Information
- Faculty of Humanities – Department of Arabic, Department of History, Department of Islamic studies, Department of Nigerian Languages, Department of English and French
- Faculty of Law – Department of Islamic law, Department of public and private law
- Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences – Department of Biochemistry, Department of biology, Department of chemistry, Department of Geography, Department of Mathematics and computer science, Department of physics, Department of Microbiology
- Faculty of Social and Management Sciences – Department of Accounting, Department of Sociology, Department of Political science, Department of public administration, Department of business administration
Professor Idris Isa Funtau is the current Vice Chancellor of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University. This university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree certification
At the moment, there is no precise school fees for 100 level students of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU), the school fees vary from faculty to faculty.
Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) schoo fees if between 60,000 – 70,000 Naira for Freshers, please note that this is excluding acceptance fee and other charges.