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Jaamacadda Banaadir

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world rank  11469

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Established in 2002, the Jaamacadda Banaadir (Benadir University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Mogadishu (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Banaadir. This institution also has branch campuses in Afgoi, Kismayo and Jowhar. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia, Jaamacadda Banaadir (BU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Jaamacadda Banaadir (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 21-year-old Somali higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Somali higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Jaamacadda Banaadir's Control Typeprivate


Jaamacadda Banaadir's Entity Typenon-profit


Jaamacadda Banaadir' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Jaamacadda Banaadir's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعـــة بنـــادر‎
Name (English) Benadir University
Acronym BU
Founded 2002
Motto Cultivating Human Talents
Colours Blue and green

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University Location

Address Afgoi Road, Opposite of Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
252 Banaadir
Jaamacadda Banaadir's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Jaamacadda Banaadir Phone Number +252 (1) 857 537
Jaamacadda Banaadir Fax Number +252 (5) 920 287
Other locations Afgoi, Kismayo and Jowhar

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between 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 Jaamacadda Banaadir'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 Jaamacadda Banaadir's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Jaamacadda Banaadir'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 Jaamacadda Banaadir.

Jaamacadda Banaadir: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Jaamacadda Banaadir's admission information.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Jaamacadda Banaadir a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Jaamacadda Banaadir's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Admission Office Admission Office

Hodan District, Afgoi Road
Mogadishu 252
(1) 857536
(1) 857437

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Jaamacadda Banaadir.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Jaamacadda Banaadir has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Control Type Control Type

Jaamacadda Banaadir is a private higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Entity Type Entity Type

Jaamacadda Banaadir is a non-profit higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Jaamacadda Banaadir is Islamic Religious Affiliation

Jaamacadda Banaadir has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Jaamacadda Banaadir's main facilities:

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Jaamacadda Banaadir's main services:

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Jaamacadda Banaadir's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Jaamacadda Banaadir is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


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 Jaamacadda Banaadir's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Arab Universities
  • Association of African Universities
  • United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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