Jaamacada Bariga Afrika

country rank  17
world rank  11326

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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 19 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

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office

+252 907418909

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Minister of Education, Somalia


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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018