Teofilo Kisanji University

country rank  20
world rank  10891

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University Overview

Founded in 2006, Teofilo Kisanji University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Mbeya (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, Teofilo Kisanji University (TEKU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Teofilo Kisanji University (TEKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym TEKU
Founded 2006
Motto Education for better life
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 1104
Mbeya (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +255 (25) 250 2682
F +255 (25) 250 2637

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 1104
+255 (25) 250 2682

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant Moravian Church

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Teofilo Kisanji University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Tanzania Commission for Universities

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019