Do you need info about universities in Enugu State? Then, you’re in the right place.

Enugu is derived from the two Igbo words Énú Ụ́gwu meaning “hill top” denoting the city’s hilly geography.

Did you know Enugu was named after Enugwu Ngwo, under which coal was found?.

There are 4 Universities in Enugu; University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Caritas University and Godfrey Okoye University

The University of Nigeria

UNN, Nsukka is a federal university founded in 1955. The University of Nigeria has four campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State and Aba campus in Abia State.

University of Nigeria offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies through 9 Faculties listed below;

The University of Nigeria
  1. Agriculture
  2. Arts
  3. Biological Sciences
  4. Education
  5. Engineering
  6. Pharmaceutical Sciences
  7. Physical Sciences
  8. Social Sciences
  9. Veterinary Medicine.

Enugu State University of Science and Technology

ESUT is a state owned university in Nigeria that was founded as ASUTECH on July 30, 1980.

The university was conceived with the aim to establish an institution that must be closely related to society, its industry and above all, serve as a catalyst in the technological advancement of the people, hence the university’s motto remains “Technology for Service”.

Enugu State University of Science and Technology offers undergraduate and Postgraduate studies, and has 12 Faculties;

Enugu State University of Science and Technology
  1. AGRICULTURAL & NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
  2. APPLIED NATURAL SCIENCES
  3. BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
  4. CLINICAL MEDICINE
  5. EDUCATION
  6. ENGINEERING
  7. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
  8. LAW
  9. MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
  10. PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
  11. SOCIAL SCIENCES
  12. Environmental Sciences

Godfrey Okoye University

GO University, was founded in 2009 by the Very Reverend Father Professor Dr. Christian Anieke for the Catholic Diocese of Enugu.

The university understands education as a dialogical process of acquisition and dissemination of knowledge

Godfrey Okoye University offers undergraduate and post graduate studies.

Godfrey Okoye University

Faculties in the university are listed below;

  1. Faculties
  2. Arts
  3. Education
  4. Management And Social Sciences
  5. Natural Sciences And Environmental Studies

Caritas University

Caritas University, Amorji-Nike, Enugu is a private Catholic university founded in 2005.

The university offers undergraduate studies through 4 faculties listed below;

Caritas University
  1. Engineering
  2. Environmental Sciences
  3. Management Sciences, Social Sciences
  4. Natural Sciences.

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