The University of Abuja was founded on January 1st 1988, and at the beginning operated from a temporary office in Wuse, Abuja. By 1990 the University relocated to its Gwagwalada temporary site (Mini Campus) where academic activities began immediately.
The University was set up as a dual-mode, with the mandate to run conventional (regular degree, diploma, and postgraduate programmes) and distance learning programmes (given its location in the Federal Capital Territory.
The Mini-campus of the University has largely served the Institution from 1990, until February, 2009, when the main administration was moved to the Main-Campus where it largely operates now.
The University runs a Faculty system, and at the moment, there are 10 Faculties in the University: They are:
- College of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Management Sciences
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
There are several other centres Institutes and other programmes.
Along Airport Road
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Site web: www.uniabuja.edu.ng