Rivers State University of Science and Technology

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Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Motto Excellence & Creativity
Established 1980
Type Public
President Professor Barineme Beke Fakae
Location Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Campus Urban
Website www.ust.edu.ng

Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) is a University located in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The University has staff strength of 3,000 and a student population of 17,000.


RSUST is the first Technological University in Nigeria and was established in 1980 from the Rivers State College of Science and Technology, itself established in 1972. It was the first university to be situated within the Niger Delta region.

Faculties and courses[edit]

RSUST has seven faculties: Faculty of Agriculture, Engineering, Law, Management Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Technical & Science Education and Sciences.

It together with Niger Delta University Bayelsa State are the only university in Nigeria that offer degree programs in Marine Engineering. It is the only Nigerian university to offer Secretarial Administration.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

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