Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, also known as Udusok, is a public research university located in the city of Sokoto, Nigeria. It is one of the initial twelve universities founded in Nigeria by the federal government in 1975. The university is named after Usman dan Fodio, the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate.
Udusok is a four, five and six-years degree-awarding institution that also runs associate degrees and remedial programmes. The university has a standard medical program and University Teaching Hospital. The University is divided into three campuses.
The main campus houses faculties of Agriculture, Arts & Languages, Education, Engineering, Law, Sciences, social sciences, Center for peace studies and Center for Energy research and training. The university senate, the main library complex (Abdullahi Fodiyo Library Complex) and the School of Postgraduate Studies are also located at the main campus.
The annex campus hosts the Veterinary Teaching Hospital with the faculty of Veterinary medicine and its teaching hospital, the Centre for Islamic Studies and the school of remedial program (school of matriculation studies).
A third campus houses the university's teaching hospital, faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, college of Health Sciences and faculty of Medical Laboratory Science.