Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU)

Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) was conceived and funded by the Akwa Ibom State Government. Unity of people with a passion to constantly seek knowledge that addresses practical issues of development in Nigeria. The university opened its doors to its pioneer students in the 2010/2011 academic year.

The campus

At conception, the university was to be located within Akwa Ibom State’s Technology Triangle at the University Town. However, the administration of the Akwa Ibom State Government have changed the enabling law of the university into a multi-campus institution with the main campus at Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin L.G.A and a second campus fondly known as Abak Campus situated at Obio Akpa, Oruk Anam L.G.A. The goals of the university have been modified by the administration of the State Government in order to transform the university into a conventional university whose focus is not just Technology and Applied Science but also Arts. In line with this transformation, the name of the institution has been changed from Akwa Ibom State University of Technology(AKUTECH) to Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU)


  • Faculty of Engineering

Departments; Chemical Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Civil Engineering, Marine/Naval Architecture Engineering, Agricultural Engineering. Electrical/Electronic engineering.

  • Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences

Departments; Computer Science, Mathematics and statistics, Mathematics Science, Physics Science, Chemistry Science, Geology. Biological Sciences; Botany, Zoology, Genetics and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biological Science.

  • Faculty of Education

Mathematics Education, Chemistry Education, Biology Education, Integrated Science Education, Physics Education.

  • Faculty of Agriculture

Agricultural Economic and Extension, Soil Science, Crop Science, Animal Science.

  • Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

Business Administration, Accounting, Business Management, Political Science.

  • Faculty of Arts

English and Literary Studies, Religious and International Studies, Performing Arts.

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