Persuit of academic Excellence, advancement of knowledge and community service, stregthening of civil society.
The Academic Objectives of the University of Port Harcourt shall be to contribute to national development, self-reliance and unity through the advancement and propagation of knowledge and to use such knowledge for service to the community and to humanity.
To this end, degree programmes are provided with the objectives of producing persons who are well grounded in contemporary culture, have sound knowledge of at least one branch of learning, and are intellectually well equiped to make an effective contribution to national development, self-reliance and unity.
Research facilities shall be provided for the benefit of persons in the various sectors of the economy and in the public service, with a view to increasing their efficiency and productivity through knowledge of new developments relating to their work.
Programmes shall be provided to assist the local community to benefit from the facilities provided by the institution.