Kano University of Science & Technology Wudil


Kano State University

Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil (KUST) was created as "Kano University of Technology" (KUT) in 2001 during regime of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso  as Governor of Kano state, Nigeria.

The Then governor of Kano State, His Excellency Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso mulled idea of establishing the first state university during his first tenure in office between 1999 and 2003.

It is located in Wudil, a Local Government in Kano State Nigeria. The university which was known as Kano University of Technology, Wudil has been renamed as Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil in the year 2005 in conformity to the Gazette laws of the University.

  • Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil
  • Motto: Learn, Work and Worship
  • Established: 2000
  • Location: Kano State
  • Chancellor: Aliko Dangote

It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

KUST, Wudil started with 2 faculties (Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology and Faculty of Sciences) but today, there are six (6) faculties - Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (FAAT); Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (FACMS); Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences (FAEES); Faculty of Engineering (FAENG); Faculty of Sciences (FASSE) and Faculty of Sciences and Technical Education (FASTE).

The University also has 10 institutes and runs IJMB and remedial sciences under the Directorate of Institute and Continuing Education. The student population has risen from 88 students in 2000 to about 15,000 students.

List of Approved Courses and Programs

  1. Agricultural Economics and Extension
  2. Agricultural Engineering
  3. Agricultural and Science Education
  4. Animal Science
  5. Architecture
  6. Automotive Engineering
  7. Biochemistry
  8. Biology
  9. Chemistry
  10. Civic Engineering
  11. Computer Science
  12. Crop Science
  13. Education and Biology
  14. Education and Chemistry
  15. Education and Geography
  16. Education and Mathematics
  17. Education and Physics
  18. Electrical Engineering
  19. Environment Engineering
  20. Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife
  21. Food Science and Technology
  22. Geography
  23. Geology
  24. Health Education
  25. Information and Communication Technology
  26. Library and Information Science
  27. Mathematics
  28. Mechanical Engineering
  29. Mechatronics Engineering
  30. Microbiology
  31. Physics
  32. Science Laboratory Technology
  33. Statistics
  34. Soil Science
  35. Urban and Regional Planning
  36. Water resources and Environment engineering


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