Jaamacada Kismaayo

country rank  3
world rank  7899

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Jaamacada Kismaayo (Kismayo University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kismayo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Juba. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Minister of Education, Somalia, Jaamacada Kismaayo (KU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jaamacada Kismaayo (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name جامعة كسمايو
Name Kismayo University
Acronym KU
Founded 2005
Motto Towards a Brighter Future

University Location

Kismayo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Lower Juba
T +252 (3) 493 522
F +252

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Minister of Education, Somalia


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

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018