Founded in 1975, University of Maiduguri is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Maiduguri (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Borno. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Maiduguri (Unimaid) 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. This 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Unimaid also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.