Jaamacadda SIMAD

country rank  5
world rank  9481

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Jaamacadda SIMAD (SIMAD University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Mogadishu (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Banaadir. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Minister of Education, Somalia, Jaamacadda SIMAD (SU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Jaamacadda SIMAD (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education 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 students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Somali higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة SIMAD
Name SIMAD University
Acronym SU
Founded 1999
Motto The Fountain of Knowledge and Wisdom
Colours Green

University Location

Address Wadada Warshadaha, Hamar Jadiid
Mogadishu (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
630 Banaadir
Somalia
T +252 699 924 646
F +252 (1) 858 511

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Jidka Warshadaha
Mogadishu 630
+252 (1) 5534978
699924646

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Minister of Education, Somalia


Year of first Accreditation

2005

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Somali Research and Education Network (SomaliREN)
  • UbuntuNet Alliance
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019