Godfrey Okoye University (GO University) was founded in 2009 by the Very Reverend Father Professor Dr. Christian Anieke for the Catholic Diocese of Enugu.
The university, which got its operational licence on 3 November 2009 from the National Universities Commission (NUC), belongs to the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in Nigeria. It is the first university owned by a Catholic Diocese in Africa.
In 2009 the university started with 215 students and admitted 1,200 students by the end of 2012.
On 1st, December 2013, GOU commenced a week-long programme of activities to celebrate its maiden convocation. 100 students were awarded bachelor’s degrees during the final ceremony on 7th, December 2013.
GOU is a member of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVC). They are currently ranked as the 24th best university in the country according to the NUC.
Godfrey Okoye University dedicates itself to impart quality education aimed at inculcating in students strong personality that will ensure the promotion of religious, cultural and epistemological dialogue.
Find below their website and social media address.
Facebook address- https://web.facebook.com/gouniversityenugu/
1. Faculty of Arts
2. Faculty of Management and social sciences
3. Faculty of natural and Applied sciences
4. Faculty of education
5. Faculty of law
List of Courses Offered in Godfrey Okoye University
Banking & Finance
Computer Science Education
English & Literary Studies
English & Literary Studies Education
Geography and Environmental Management
Geology and Mining
Guidance and Counseling
History, International Studies & Diplomacy
History, International Studies & Diplomacy Education
Political Science & Government Education
Physics with Electronics
Statistics and Demography
Social Studies Education