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NWU – Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano

Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, formerly Northwest University (NWU) Kano is a Kano State Government-owned university with a temporary campus located at the center of the city of Kano and a main campus located along Gwarzo Road.

The university has the vision to be the world class citadel of learning that provides practical education directed towards the training of highly knowledgeable, skilled and disciplined citizens and a mission to To provide educational training, research and community service for development taking cognizance of the host community.

Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano

Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano

Kofar Kabuga – Kofar Ruwa Road, Kano State, Nigeria. .

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Twiter: @nwu_mis


Phone: 234 64402560 , 234 (64) 402 559


NWU offers admission into the various faculties and departments in the school. View below the list of available departments in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano

  • Degree Programs
  • Pre-Degree
  • Continuing Education
  • Arabic
  • English
  • History
  • Islamic Studies
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Library and Information Science
Social and Management Sciences
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship Studies
  • Geography
  • Applied Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Arabic
  • English
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Islamic Studeis
Basic Medical Sciences
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology

List of Courses Offered by NWU

Admission Requirement for Undergraduate Programms

To become a student, one has to meet the following General Entry Requirements;

Age Limit: No person under the age of sixteen (16) years may be admitted to the University as a student.

Admission Requirements: The university requires all candidates applying for admission into any of its courses to possess five credit level passes which must include a credit pass in English Language and a Science subject in not more than two sittings.

Entry requirement for Direct Entry must include UTME requirement for that particular course.

NWU Application Links

Follow the links below to start your Journey at Yusuf Maitama Sule University


NWU offers admissions to new students into the courses above listed. NWU post UTME cost N2,000

Post Graduate

NWU Admission for post graduate studies is not yet open for different courses. .

Continuing Education

NWU also offers exclusive Diploma courses you can opt for.

Direct Entry/JUPEB

NWE takes candidates for Remendial programms, Direct Entry and JUPEB

NWU Tuition & Fees

  • First Year   N 31,000 – N35,000 (for Indigene)
  • Non-Indigene N85,00 – N120,000

This figure is average from last session.

Financial Aids

You can get a couple of aids and scholarship once you have a good GP from your first session. Here are some link of helpful scholarships you can opt for.

NWU – Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano Campus Life


  • School Hostel     +Yes
  • Co-ed Housing    +Yes
  • Parking Space     – No

Student Activities

  • Student Union Government    +yes
  • Sport Activities                           +Yes
  • TV Station                                    -No
READ  NWU Post UTME 2020/21 is Out -

Campus Events

  • Matric                  +Yes
  • Fresher’s Night   +yes
  • Student Week     +yes
  • Final year Week  +yes

Student Organizations

  • SUG                      +yes
  • Dept Executive   +yes
  • Course Senior/Rep     +yes
  • Students Clubs and Society +yes

Student Services

  • Health Clinic      +yes
  • Counselling        +yes
  • Student Affairs  +yes
  • Free Wifi Services +yes

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