Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (Postgraduate School)

Postgraduate Admissions

Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto provides the opportunity for prospective and existing postgraduate student to be part of an energized and a well-organized academic environment. With our wide range of rich graduate programmes, you can be sure of shining professional or academic career when you join one of Nigeria's leading academic community.
Apply now to have access to our numerous scholarly contents, resourceful e-Library, well-equiped laboratories, research based curricula and world-class ICT facilities.

UPDATE: Admission List for the 2017/2018 Postgrdaute Academic Session is Out!


NEWS FLASH (08/02/2018):

  • Provisional admissions for the 2017/2018 Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto Postgraduate programmes is out! Always logon to your account to check your status.
  • All Existing/Returning Students should kindly note that the 2016/2017 academic session is now closed.


    This is to inform all candidates offered provisional admission for the 2017/2018 Academic session that registration will start on Monday 12th February, 2018 and close on Saturday 4th March, 2018.
    All prospective students will be required to tender the original copies of the following documents to the Registration Officer(s), for verification, before Offer of Letter of Confirmation of Admission is issued:
    First School Leaving Certificate
    Secondary School Leaving Certificate/Testimonial
    Notification of Diploma/Degree/Postgraduate Result; however, candidates who have graduated five (5) years and above, will be required to produce their Certificate(s)
    NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate/Exclusion Letter
    Letter of Indigeneship
    Birth Certificate/Statutory Declaration of Age
    In case of loss of any original credential(s), Certified True Copy/Copies of such document(s), signed by either the Academic Secretary or Registrar of the awarding institution should be produced in addition to Sworn Affidavit and Police Report.

What Do We Offer?

There are numerous available postgraduate programmes across all faculties. We offer the most vauable academic and professional programmes in PG Diplomas, Masters, Master of Philosophies and Doctorate Degrees.

[See our list of programmes]

What Do I Need to Have?

All category of degrees on offer have requirements. Why not check our admission requirements and see what you must have before you can apply.

[See admission requirements here]

How Do I Apply?

We have provided a comprehensive user guide that guarantees a smooth user experience while applying for your chosen graduate programmes. Kindly read through the User guide, trust it would help you a lot!

[See User Guide Here]


  1. Payment for Application Forms can also be made online with major Debit Cards. Kindly follow the processes from creation of account, through the payment platform, and then, to filling of the form. Applications have gotten more easier, you don't have to go to the bank anymore! Note also that Master Card, Visa Card, Verve are all accepted.

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All administrative or admission issues should be directed to the postgraduate school. Call:

07015731395, 09066760106 (Admission Issues)
09021598647, 07012874507 (Technical Issues)