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Philomath University is envisioned to stimulate students with deep appetite and hunger to learn seamlessly, but achieving excellence and top-class performance. The University is driven by a passion for education with excellence and with unbridled zeal to cause scientific, technological, and industrial revolution uniquely in the world and development in Africa, especially in Nigeria.

The name Philomath is derived from two Greek words; “PHILOS” meaning “Passion” and “MATH” meaning “learning”. Philomath, therefore means Passion for Learning.

The University was licenced by the National Universities Commission (NUC) on 8th April 2021  and the University started  with two faculties, namely: Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Law for the 2021/2022 Academic Session. Today, we are expanding with an additional campus in Maitama and two new faculties, namely Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Faculty of Computing Sciences.

The vision of the University  is to be internationally recognized as a University with  global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world through teaching, learning, transformational scholarship and dynamic leadership while the mission is to promote learning by offering undergraduate, postgraduate and professional students, the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as persons and professionals; to distinguish itself as a diverse socially responsible learning community of high-quality scholarship and academic rigor and to draw from the intellectual and economic resources of the rich Nigerian cultures

The University aimed at engaging her core values of Team Work for Wealth Creation and Innovation through Commitment to Excellence and Passion for Productivity.

Lastly, Our Faculty of Law is fully approved by the Council of Legal Education and the University select best manpower to manage the Faculty.

Be rest assured that Philomath is the best for your child.

Prof Gylych Jelilov

Vice Chancellor

Philomath University


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