Amazing Citadels of Learning in Anambra


Need any information about the universities in Anambra state? Then you’re at the right place.

Anambra (capital, Awka) is a state in southeastern Nigeria. The state’s theme is “Light of the nation“, (did you know?, now you do). Anambra’s literacy rate is relatively high when compared to other states, and it records the highest number of UTME candidates.

There are 4 universities in Anambra state; Federal owned Nnamdi Azikiwe University, state owned, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University and private owned Madonna University and The Tansian University

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

The Federal university located in Awka is also called UNIZIK, and began operations in 1991. Nnamdi Azikwe University was formerly called “ASUTECH”. There are 3 campuses; main campus (Awka). Nnewi campus and Agulu campus.
UNIZIK has 14 faculties, namely:

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Biosciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University

Anambra State University (now, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University) is a state owned institution located in Uli, Anambra state. The University was established in 2000 and has a 3-Campus structure; main campus (Uli), Alor campus and the other campus at Igbariam.
Faculties in the university are listed below;

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Pre-Science Programme
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • College of Health Sciences

Madonna University

For Madonna University, there are a lot of firsts; 1st private university in Nigeria to be approved by the Federal Government, to operate a 100% boarding system for all students, to produce licensed Medical Doctors, to send Law graduates to Nigeria Law School, to operate Students work-study programme and to have her graduates work in all the continents of the world with certificates issued by the University. Visit for more information.
There are eight (8) faculties in the university, namely;

  • Law
  • Management
  • Social Science
  • Education & Art
  • Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering
  • Basic Medical Science

Tansian University (TANU)

The private university is located in Umunya, Anambra and was established in 2009. Tansanian University offers undergraduate studies, full time and part time and operates on 2 campuses; Umunya campus and Oba campus.
There are six (6) Faculties in the Tansian University

  • Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Law

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