In a bid to contribute its quota to the Nigerian University space fueled by the ruins of public universities in the Nation, Bingham University located in Karu, 26 kilometres away from the Federal Capital city of Nigeria, Abuja was founded in 2005 by the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA). The founders had as a goal, the revitalization of the golden age of high quality and morally sound mission education up to the tertiary level. ECWA leaders and academics of ECWA extraction saw the need to establish a University that will provide a secular education anchored on sound moral values as provided for by the Christian faith. Recognizing the importance of the technological revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, Bingham University is determined to build a technology-driven institution of the 21st century.
As a means of promoting self-reliance among graduates, the University focuses on entrepreneurial backed education. The University currently runs a total of 64 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes spread across 12 faculties
The University, since its establishment has continued to grow steadily with a current population of over 6,000 students.
The University has so far successfully graduated about 5,000 students who are making strides in the Nigerian labour market and the world at large.
The University has had four (4) Vice Chancellors since inception. The pioneer Vice Chancellor, Professor Aaron Gana of blessed memory from 2005 - 2006. He was succeeded by Professor Felix I. Anjorin also of blessed memory, from 2007 - 2013. The third Vice Chancellor, Professor Leonard Kursim Fwa from 2013 - 2017, while the fourth Vice Chancellor is Professor William Barnabas Qurix, 2018 onward.
Mission & Vission
To produce graduates that are excellent in knowledge, character and skills for self-reliance and in the fear of Christ
To become a world class University in knowledge and skills while inculcating moral and spiritual values on which the Christian faith is founded.