The Department of Geography is one of the Departments that started right from the inception of the University. Over the years, it has grown from strength to strength and now offers, in addition to the undergraduate programmes, postgraduate programmes at PhD, M.Sc., as well as Professional Masters (MRD) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) levels. This makes it the Department that runs the highest numbers of programmes in the University.

The success recorded may not be unconnected with the rich human and material resources that flourish in the Department. These include vibrant crop of highly motivated teaching and non-teaching staff; an up-to-date soil and water laboratory; state-of-the-art GIS laboratory; enviable cartography laboratory and a modern weather observation station.