Nasarawa State University

Nasarawa State University
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Vice-ChancellorSuleiman Bala Muhammed
LocationKeffi ,  North Central Nigeria, Nasarawa State ,  Nigeria°N 7.8776°ECoordinates:°N 7.8776°E

Nasarawa State University is located in Keffi Nigeria Nassarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), is a tertiary institution which was created to encourage the advancement of learning in the state and its neighbouring environment.

NSUK was established under the Nasarawa State Law No. 2 of 2001 as passed by the State House of Assembly under the first democratically elected Governor of Nasarawa State, Governor (Dr.) Abdullahi Adamu but was born and sited in February 2002, at the defunct College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST), Keffi.

It was established with the fundamental aim of providing an avenue for Nassarawa State indigenes to pursue and acquire tertiary education. Located in Keffi town. Nassarawa State University caters for both full-time and part-time students. The university has a Post Graduate Faculty which offers a Masters in Business Administration(MBA) under the department of Business Administration.


The university has two campuses. The main campus is Keffi which is the administrative headquarters of the institution. The senate of the school, the governing body, the vice chancellor and all the senior members of the senate are at Keffi campus. The second campus is in Lafia the state capital.



  • Business Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Taxation
  • Entrepreneurial Studies


  • History
  • English Language
  • Linguistic
  • Religious Studies
  • French Language
  • Arabic Language
  • Theater and Cultural Studies

Social Sciences

  • Mass Communication
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Geography
  • Psychology

Natural and Applied Sciences

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Physics
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology and Mining
  • Mathematical Sciences


  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Educational Foundation
  • Science Technology and Mathematics


  • Private and Business Law
  • Public and International Law

Notable staff

  • Zaynab Alkali the writer, taught creative writing here.


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