The Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) is a public university in India. Begun in 1972, the university initially functioned from the Mohanpur House at Sara Mohanpur village of Darbhanga–Sakri route. In 1975, it was shifted to the campus belonging to Raj Darbhanga.
The university is in Darbhanga town. Mithila, an ancient cultural region of North India lies between the lower range of the Himalayas and the Ganges river. The university imparts education in fields such as humanities, social science, life science, commerce and medicine, with both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. More than 400 faculty are engaged in teaching and research. The institute has a residential campus of about 230 acres (0.93 km2) with modern facilities and support services for its students and faculty.
At present the University has a total of sixty-seven Colleges.