The College of Physical and Applied Sciences(COLPAS) was created out of defunct College of Natural and Applied Sciences in November 2012. On that day, the Senate of the University, at its 148th Regular Meeting, approved the demerging of the defunct College of Natural and Applied Sciences into two seperate Colleges. At the inception of the University in 1999, the College was known as the College of Biological and Physical Sciences. Senate again at its 149th Regular Meeting on 1st February, 2013 approved the names of the College as follows: 1. College of Physical and Applied Sciences comprises of Five department as follows: Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics. The College now has its sixth Department - the Department of Geology which the University approved in 2015. 2. College of Natural Sciences comprising of four departments follows: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Plant Science and Biotechnology and Zoology and Environmental Biology. The new College of Biological and Physical Sciences and later Natural and Applied Sciences. On the 23rd of April, 2013, election was conducted to elect a Dean for the new college. Prof. Joy Chioma Nwabueze of the Department of Statistics was elected the first Dean of the new college.
The College has six (6) Departments and the Departments offer B.Sc. M.Sc. and Ph.D.
The vision of the College of Physical and Applied Sciences is to be the foremost college for the production of highly-rated graduates in science and technology which will leverage scientific and technological development of the nation.
The mission of the College of Physical and Applied Sciences is to provide high quality practical training for students to become professionally-friendly and people sensitive technologies and to enhance the well-being of the people through extension and other intervention.
Our core values include Excellence, Integrity, Diligence and Hard work.
Computer Science Students College of Physical and Applied School(COLPAS.) Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State. Nigeria. Telephone: +234 8069071539