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Jaamacada Kismaayo

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world rank  11341

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Established in 2005, the Jaamacada Kismaayo (Kismayo University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kismayo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Juba. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia, Jaamacada Kismaayo (KU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution. Jaamacada Kismaayo (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Jaamacada Kismaayo's Control Typeprivate


Jaamacada Kismaayo's Entity Typenon-profit


Jaamacada Kismaayo' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Jaamacada Kismaayo's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة كسمايو
Name (English) Kismayo University
Acronym KU
Founded 2005
Motto Towards a Brighter Future
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University Location

Address JGPV+RJP
Lower Juba
Jaamacada Kismaayo's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Jaamacada Kismaayo Phone Number +252 (3) 493 522
Jaamacada Kismaayo Fax Number +252

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Jaamacada Kismaayo's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Jaamacada Kismaayo's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Jaamacada Kismaayo's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Jaamacada Kismaayo.

Jaamacada Kismaayo: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Jaamacada Kismaayo's admission information.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Jaamacada Kismaayo's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Jaamacada Kismaayo.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Jaamacada Kismaayo has an enrollment range of under-250 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of under-50 academic employees (Faculty).

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Control Type Control Type

Jaamacada Kismaayo is a private higher education institution.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Entity Type Entity Type

Jaamacada Kismaayo is a non-profit higher education institution.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

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Religious Affiliation

Jaamacada Kismaayo does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Jaamacada Kismaayo's main facilities:

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Housing University Housing

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Jaamacada Kismaayo's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Jaamacada Kismaayo's main services:

Jaamacada Kismaayo's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Jaamacada Kismaayo's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Jaamacada Kismaayo's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Jaamacada Kismaayo's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Jaamacada Kismaayo's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


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Jaamacada Kismaayo's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Jaamacada Kismaayo is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Jaamacada Kismaayo's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Jaamacada Kismaayo's Facebook page Jaamacada Kismaayo's official Facebook page

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Jaamacada Kismaayo's X (formerly Twitter) page Jaamacada Kismaayo's official Twitter page

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Free Online Courses

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