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Jaamacada Muqdisho

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world rank

7321

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Overview

Established in 1997, Jaamacada Muqdisho (Mogadishu University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Mogadishu (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Banaadir. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bosaso. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Minister of Education, Somalia, Jaamacada Muqdisho (MU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jaamacada Muqdisho (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 20 years old higher-education 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 Somali higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name جامعة مقديشو
Name Mogadishu University
Acronym MU
Founded 1997
Motto Towards a Better Future Towards Better Future
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Location


Address Km 4 Hodan District
Mogadishu
Banaadir
Somalia
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +252 (5) 932 454
Telefax +252 (1) 216 820
Other locations Bosaso
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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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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Jaamacada Muqdisho 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.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 Jaamacada Muqdisho'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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Km4, Hodan District
Mogadishu
Phone +252 509 32454
1858479

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 Jaamacada Muqdisho'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 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
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 University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

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

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Jaamacada Muqdisho 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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Minister of Education, Somalia


Year of first Accreditation

1997



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 Jaamacada Muqdisho 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Federation of Islamic Word Universities (FIWU)
  • Association of Arab Private Institutions for Higher Education (AAPIHE)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Islamic Universities League (IUL)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • International Un


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