All State/public Universities in Cameroon ( full list)

State/public Universities in Cameroon ( full list)

State/public Universities in Cameroon ( full list)
8 State/public Universities in Cameroon

As Cameroon enters the 21st century, its state or public universities are playing an increasingly important role in the country's development. The list of state universities in Cameroon can be divided into six main categories: universities with a general focus, universities with a technical focus, universities with a medical focus, universities with an agricultural focus, and universities with a business focus. 


The universities with a general focus offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a wide range of disciplines, while the universities with a technical focus specialize in various areas of technology. The universities with a medical focus offer programmes in medicine, nursing, and health sciences, while the universities with a agricultural focus offer programmes in

Agric Business etc. Below is the list of State Universities in Cameroon.


List of State/publicly Universities in Cameroon


They're currently eight State Universities in Cameroon. 

The list of the 8 State/public Universities in Cameroon include:

  1. University of Buea Cameroon
  2. University of Bamenda Cameroon
  3. University of Douala Cameroon
  4. University of Dschang Cameroon
  5. University of  Maroua Cameroon
  6. University of Ngaoundere
  7. University of Yaounde 1 Cameroon
  8. University of Yaounde 2 Cameroon

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1) University of Buea

University of Buea is located in Molyko, Buea, in the southwest region of Cameroon. It was founded as a university center in 1985 and became a full-fledged university in 1992, following a government decree that re-organized state universities in the country.


2) University of Bamenda

The University of Bamenda (UBa) is a distinctive anglo-saxon university with future international reputation for higher standards of achievements and innovations in all areas of professionalism, arts, sciences and technology. If you are looking for a life-changing experience that will equip you with the knowledge and skills you will need to meet the future with confidence, we are sure that you will find it in UBa. As a graduate or postgraduate student in UBa, you will study in modern surroundings that boast exceptionally well-equipped studios, workshops and facilities.The University of BAMENDA was created by Decree n° 2010/371 of the 14th December 2010. 


The last of the eight state Universities in Cameroon as primary concern, to achieve the goals attributed to all the state Universities which include:


Teaching

Research

Outreach


3) University of Douala

University of Douala, or Université de Douala, is located in Douala in Cameroon. The University of Douala is one of the eight public universities of Cameroon founded in 1977.


4)University of Dschang

The University of Dschang is located in the town of Dschang, West Cameroon, about 425 kilometers northwest of Yaoundé. It has its roots in three agricultural training schools, and evolved from an agricultural institution to a university in 1993.


Campus: Dschang, Bandjoun, Foumban, Maroua, Bambui, Belabo, Ebolowa, Yaoundé

Language: French, English

Vice-Chancellor: Pépin Roger Tsafack Nanfosso.


5) University of Maroua

University of Maroua or Université de Maroua is located in Maroua, Cameroon. It was established in 2008.

Motto: Science, Wisdom, Service.


6) University of Ngaoundere

The University of Ngaoundéré is a public university located in Ngaoundéré, Adamawa Region in Cameroon. It was established on 19 January 1993 by Presidential decree.


7) University of Yaounde 1

The University of Yaoundé I is a public university in Cameroon, located in the capital Yaoundé. It was formed in 1993 following a university reform that split the country's oldest university, the University of Yaoundé, into two separate entities: the University of Yaoundé I and the University of Yaoundé II.


8) University of Yaoundé II

The University of Yaoundé II is a public university in Cameroon, located in the capital Yaoundé. It was formed in 1993 following a university reform that split the country's oldest university, the University of Yaoundé, into two separate entities: the University of Yaoundé I and the University of Yaoundé II.


Motto: Scientia - Artes - Ingenium

Campus: Soa (main campus)

Language: French, English

Rector: Pr. Adolph Minkoa She


Conclusion


As the government plans to create more state Universities in Cameroon, the current 8 Universities are the one listed above.


Also read: List of private Universities in cameroon

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