Founded in 1996, Dilla University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Dilla (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), SNNPR. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Dilla University (DU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Dilla University (DU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 20 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Ethiopian higher education organization a least selective institution. DU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.