Imo State University

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Imo State University
Motto "Excellence in service"
Type Public
Established 1981
Location Owerri, Nigeria

The Imo State University (IMSU) in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria was established in 1981 through law No. 4 passed by the Imo State House of Assembly.[1] The university admitted the first intake of 392 pioneer students on October 23, 1981.[2] After the creation of Abia State in 1991, the Uturu campus of the university became the Abia State University. Imo State University is a fully functional university. Most of the programmes of the university have obtained full accreditation from National Universities Commission of Nigeria.[1] imo state university is not what it says to be The result of the 1999/2000 accreditation exercise of the National Universities Commission confirmed the high rate and acceptance of the university by the Nigerian public. The university was ranked first among all state universities in Nigeria and the 10th overall among both state and federal universities.

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  1. ^ a b "Colleges & Universities in Imo". Imo State Government. Archived from the original on 20 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  2. ^ "Imo State University - A Chronology of events". Imo State University Pioneers. Retrieved 2010-02-27.