Founded in 1991, University of Uyo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Uyo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Akwa Ibom. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Universities Commission, Nigeria, University of Uyo is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Uyo 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. University of Uyo also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.