Jaamacada Bariga Afrika

country rank  15
world rank  11592

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Jaamacada Bariga Afrika (East Africa University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Bossaso (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Bari. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bosaso, Gardo, Garowe, Galkaio, Buhodle, Goldogob, Erigavo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Minister of Education, Somalia, Jaamacada Bariga Afrika (EAU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jaamacada Bariga Afrika (EAU) 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. This 20 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 20-30% making this Somali higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة شرق أفريقيا‎
Name East Africa University
Acronym EAU
Founded 1999
Colours Blue, red and white

University Location

Address Street 30, Bosaso Main road
Bossaso (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +252 907792003
F +252
Other locations Bosaso, Gardo, Garowe, Galkaio, Buhodle, Goldogob, Erigavo

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 20-30%
Admission Office

+252 907418909

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Minister of Education, Somalia

Memberships and Affiliations

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019