The University of Makeni (UNIMAK) is a private university in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone that was fully accredited in 2009.

UNIMAK places “social development” at the heart of everything it does. For this reason UniMak has made great efforts to develop academic programmes that are rooted in the everyday reality of contemporary Africa. Currently there are approximately 1500 students, 147 full time lecturers, 30 part time and 31 visiting professors who make up the UniMak family.

Why Choose Our Institution

The University is part of the general socio-economic and political fabric of a given society. Throughout history, UNIVERSITIES have played three triumvirate/interlocking roles. These roles are: Teaching/instruction, Research and public service/community engagement


Teacher effectiveness is manifested in instructional delivery where the teacher's pedagogy promotes the student's active participation. The teacher is able to cultivate students' thinking skills, stimulate their interests in the subject, motivate them to initiate their own learning


Research: is a process of collecting, analyzing and interpreting data to understand a phenomenon. It is the systematic investigation into the study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions

Community Service

The university's life is tied to that of the community hence the need for addressing the community's need.