White Nile University was established as a private college in 1999. It became a university in September, 2017. It has graduated a large numbers of students in various fields who work in different places in Sudan and abroad. Some of those graduates have become bank , corporations and institutions managers and some have been awarded PhD from different universities. The university devotes 2% of its revenues to scientific research. White Nile University issues bi-annual scientific journal .The university awards B.sc , diploma's , Masters and PhD degrees.