Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State.
Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, formerly Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) was established by the Federal Government on February 26th, 2011 with the goal of expanding and improving access to quality tertiary education to every part of Nigeria. It however, started academic activities on 5th November, 2012, and was officially renamed by the Federal Government after the late civilian Vice President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme on 2nd February, 2018. The University’s 11 Faculties offer high quality academic programmes in the Agriculture, Basic Medical Sciences, Biological Science, Education, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science, Humanities, Management Sciences, Social Sciences and Physical Sciences that meet national and international academic best practices and the demands of the 21st century economy. It also has 41 academic departments and 57 programmes, with over 10, 000 and 2, 230 students and staff population respectively. The university has also established a College of Medicine and a School of Postgraduate Studies to expand the frontiers of knowledge. Excellence, integrity and entrepreneurship development are at the core of our academic philosophy and we integrate it in the delivery of our academic programmes in order to produce ‘soaring eagles’ that can excel in any sector of the globalized economy. The philosophy is guided by the need to raise solution-providers through the production of highly skilled and self-motivated as well as enterprising graduates.