Founded in 1980, Federal University of Technology, Owerri is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Owerri (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Imo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) is a coeducational higher education institution. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. FUTO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.