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The State University of Zanzibar

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world rank

9026

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Overview

Founded in 2002, The State University of Zanzibar is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Zanzibar City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Mjini Magharibi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Beit el-Ras, Vuga, Tunguu. Officially accredited/recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 15 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SUZA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym SUZA
Founded 2002
Motto To prove high education
Colours Green, yellow and blue
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Location


Address Mnazi mmoja PO Box 141
Zanzibar City
Mjini Magharibi
Tanzania
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +255 (24) 22330724
Fax +255 (24) 223 3337
Other locations Beit el-Ras, Vuga, Tunguu
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) Not reported
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) Not reported

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 The State University of Zanzibar'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.

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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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Mnazimmoja
Zanzibar
Phone +255 (24) 2230724
(24) 2233337

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 The State University of Zanzibar'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.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


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

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of The State University of Zanzibar 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.

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Accreditation

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Tanzania Commission for Universities


Year of first Accreditation

2002



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