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Ardhi University

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Overview

Established in 2007, Ardhi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Dar es Salaam (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, Ardhi University (ARU) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ardhi University (ARU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 10 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ARU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym ARU
Founded 2007
Motto Elimu, Utafiti na Ushauri kwa Maendeleo ya Taifa
Teaching, Research and Public Service for National Development
Colours Green and brown
Screenshot Ardhi University Screenshot

Location


Address PO Box 35176, Observation Hill, University Road
Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
+255 (22) 277 1274
+255 (22) 277 5391

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Ardhi University's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Ardhi University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office University Road, Observation Hill, A-Block, Academic Affairs Office, Rooms 302 and 401
Dar es Salaam
+255 (22) 277 5447

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Ardhi University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Ardhi University's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Tanzania Commission for Universities


Year of first Accreditation

2006



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Ardhi University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA)
  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)


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