THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUTSE (FUD), is one of the nine universities created by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2011.

Motto: Knowledge, Excellence, & Service
Type: Public
Established: 2011
Vice-Chancellor: Professor Fatima Batul Mukhtar
Location: Dutse, Jigawa State, Nigeria
Campus: Urban
Nickname: FUD
FUD offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs (Pgde.Msc. and as well as PhD)

The Federal University, Dutse (FUD) held its first convocation ceremony on January 16, 2016.

Delivering his speech at the convocation ceremony the Pioneer vice chancellor of the university Professor Jibirilla Dahiru Aminu (OFR) revealed that the university has scored over 80 percent marks from the assessment made by National Council of University on facilities and academic effectiveness.

The university’s campus is located in the ancient town of Dutse the capital of Jigawa State. FUD seeks to attract a diverse cast of lecturers and students, support research and teaching on local, national and global issues and create academic relationships with many universities and higher education institutions in Nigeria and across the world. FUD is offering a broad range of degree programs in Humanities, Natural and the Social Sciences, Agricultural Science and also in Medicine. Faculties in offerings are Faculty of law, faculty of engineering and faculty of management science to take up this year. From the university’s pioneer crop of 205 students enrolled in four academic programmes in three faculties had grown to about 3,200 students in the university’s fifth academic year of operation, while there are 1,332 academic and non-teaching staff. The number courses in the university now stand at 17.


College Of Medicine and Health Science Federal University Dutse:
Federal University Dutse in it Fifth academic calendar have succeeded in establishing college of Medicine and Health Science. The faculty runs the following programs:

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Environmental Health

Faculty of Agriculture:

FUD currently run six academic programmes in the Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension
Department of Animal Science
Department of Crop Science
Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Department of Forestry and Wildlife
Department of Soil Science

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
FUD currently run four academic programmes in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Department of Economics
Department of English Language
Department of Political Science
Department of Sociology


Faculty of Management Sciences:
FUD currently run five academic programmes in the Faculty of Management Sciences;

Department of Accounting
Department of Actuarial Science
Department of Banking and Finance
Department of Business Administration
Department of Taxation

Faculty Of Science:

FUD currently run nine academic programmes in the Faculty of Sciences including basic sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Botany and (Mathematics) and applied sciences (Microbiology, Biotechnology, Zoology Computer Science, cyber security, information technology software engineering, information technology and Environmental Management and Toxicology).

Department of Computer Science
Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry
Department of Environmental Management & Toxicology
Department of Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology

School of Postgraduate Studies Federal University Dutse:
The school of postgraduate was established in 2014/2015 and it runs 10 post graduate Studies. In addition to Msc, Federal University Dutse now offers PhD degree on Biotechnology and Microbiology. Federal University Dutse focuses on building relations with other universities locally and internationally. The university has entered an agreement with North Dakota State University.


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