College of Natural and Computational Sciences


Gambella University College of Natural and Computational Sciences formerly named as Faculty of Natural and Computational Sciences is one of the academic divisions that generally address students’ preparation and understanding of scientific inquiry and knowledge as well as the traditional forms of theory associated with science. Historically, in Gambella University, the college was originated initially from Faculty of Computational Science and Humanities since 2015 until the end of 2016. It then became one of independent academic sectors in the university in 2017 and named as Faculty of Natural and Computational Sciences. Currently, College of Natural and Computational Science is offering eight (8) academic programs such as Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Public Health, Sport Science and Statistics to answer the national demand and meet the institutional mission.


  • To produce high quality, science based and competent graduates & staff to be recognized in 2030 as one of the leading centers of scientific academic excellence in Africa.


  • To provide technological, innovative and modern oriented academic and training to produce both science enthusiasts  and scientists that  contribute in excelling academic, sound community service delivery, innovations and scientific problem solving researches 

main activities

  • Facilitating, supervising and monitoring the all departmental running activities in the college
  • Coordinating various activities in realization of the educational quality improvement
  • Equipping the staff and students with necessary instruments for ease of academic journey   
  • Implementing science talk programs 
  • Facilitating the launching of the programs in the college that help in answering community questions and to meet the national demand 
  • Creating an up to date and strong staff recording each time    

The Objectives of Undergraduate Programs

  • Produce skilled and well-trained manpower who are capable of taking up positions in the growing demand of the various sectors of the economy such as various industries, and learning institutions, research institutions, as well as various environmental conservation endeavors of  the country;
  • Disseminate knowledge in science and related areas through active participation in related professional activities, such as Regional Networking, Workshops, Symposia and Publications;
  • Develop capabilities for the provision of consultancy and technical services as well as short term specialized training to both public and private sectors. 

Lists of Departments under the College

Regular Program

  1. Department of Biology
  2. Department of Chemistry
  3. Department of Computer Science
  4. Department of Mathematics
  5. Department of Physics
  6. Department of Public Health
  7. Department of Sport Science
  8. Department of Statistics

Weekend Program

  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Computer Science

College Level Staff Profile

SNoEducational Level Total Staff
 2Associate Professor3
 4Master’s Degree69
 5Bachelor’s Degree47

College Dean’s Contact

Bang Chuol Nhial (MPH), College of Natural and Computational Sciences Dean
Phone office:
Mobile:- +251-917907955/+251917525260
POB:- 126
Gambella University, Ethiopia

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