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St. Augustine University of Tanzania

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Overview

Established in 1998, St. Augustine University of Tanzania is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Mwanza (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dar es Salaam, Moshi, Iringa, Mtwara, Tabora, Morogoro. Officially accredited/recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) 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 19 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SAUT 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, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym SAUT
Founded 1998
Motto Building the City of God
Colours Yellow and red
Screenshot St. Augustine University of Tanzania Screenshot

Location


Address Nyegezi
Mwanza
Mwanza
Tanzania
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
+255 (28) 255 0167
+255 (28) 255 0167
Other locations Dar es Salaam, Moshi, Iringa, Mtwara, Tabora, Morogoro

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 St. Augustine University of Tanzania'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 St. Augustine University of Tanzania'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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 307
Mwanza
+255 (28) 255 2725

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 St. Augustine University of Tanzania'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 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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 St. Augustine University of Tanzania'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

2002



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 St. Augustine University of Tanzania 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)
  • Interuniversity council of East Africa
  • Commonwealth Association of Universities
  • The Tanzanian Association of Private Universities
  • Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar (ACUHIAM)
  • National Board of Accountancy, Tanzania (NBAA)
  • National Board of Materials Management, Tanzania (NBMM)


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