University of Shendi

country rank  13
world rank  8883

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, University of Shendi is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Shendi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), River Nile. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Al-Matamah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, University of Shendi (USH) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Shendi (USH) offers courses and programs leading to officially 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 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 80-90% making this Sudanese higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة شندي
Acronym USH
Founded 1994
Motto Quality and Excellence, Teamwork, Justice, Honesty, Transparency and Credibility, Innovation and Creativity and Ongoing Training
Colours White, blue, yellow and black

University Location

Address PO Box 142
Shendi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
11111 River Nile
T +249 (155) 662 2100
F +249
Other locations Al-Matamah

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Khartoum-Osman Dokna Street
Khartoum 11111
+249 (183) 782 370

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Shendi's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
  • Association of Sudanese Universities (ASU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019