Kaduna State University is located in Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria. It was established in 2004. It has seven faculties with over 39 departments. The school library contains over 17,000 volumes of books. It has two campuses, Kafanchan campus and Kaduna campus.
The Kaduna State University was established under the Kaduna State law promulgated in May 2004. The promulgation followed the observed need of boosting higher education in both the northern and the southern parts of the state. Consequently, two campuses were approved, one in Kaduna and the other in Kafanchan.The Kaduna campus took off first, running basic degree programmes.