Spiritan University, Nneochi
Spiritan University Nneochi (SUN), one of the nation’s top Catholic, faith-based and conventional Private Universities in Nigeria, located in Umunneochi, one of the rural Local Government Areas in Abia State, Nigeria was established by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans), Province of Nigeria South East in 2017. The Congregation is an International Religious Order in the Catholic Church founded in France on May 27, 1703. The members of this Religious Order began their educational and evangelization work in Nigeria in 1885.
Spiritan University Nneochi (SUN) was approved and licensed on December 6, 2017 by the Federal Executive Council (Government) of Nigeria on the recommendation of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Nigeria to operate as a Private and Conventional University. As a University, Spiritan University Nneochi (SUN) commenced academic activities in the 2018/2019 academic Session, with fifteen (15) departments/programmes in the Faculties of Natural & Applied Sciences, Arts, Management and Social Sciences. Also established at this time are the Units of General and Entrepreneurial Studies.