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Hawassa University

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5

world rank

6975

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Overview

Founded in 1976, Hawassa University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Awasa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), SNNPR. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Wondo Genet, Yirgalem. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Hawassa University (HWU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hawassa University (HWU) 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 41 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HWU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym HWU
Founded 1976
Colours Blue
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Location


Address PO Box 5
Awasa
SNNPR
Ethiopia
Population range 250,000-499,999
Phone +251 (46) 220 9676
Fax +251 (46) 220 5421
Other locations Wondo Genet, Yirgalem
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Hawassa University 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 Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported 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 Hawassa 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.

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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 Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 05
Hawassa
Phone +251

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 Hawassa 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.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
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 Go to Hawassa University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

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

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Hawassa University 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia



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 Hawassa 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.

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Site last updated: Thursday, 3 August 2017