The main campus of the University of Nigeria is located in the heart of Nsukka town. It is a co-educational community that hosts about UNN students undertaking varieties of programmes ranging from the fine arts to the animal sciences. The main campus is home to the faculties of agriculture, arts, biological sciences, engineering, social sciences, education, pharmaceutical sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and veterinary medicine, school of post graduate studies and institutes and research centres.
Having arrays of residential structures, the main campus is structurally arranged in such a way that on one side, there are clusters of hostels sprinkled with places of leisure and relaxation and on the other cluster are beautiful staff residences surrounded with beautiful flower gardens.
For lovers of aesthetics, the main campus is not lost to beauty and arts. With earthy tones and green vegetation, the campus also has works of arts placed at strategic points in the university, pleasant to the eyes relaxing to the mind.