Haramaya University

country rank  8
world rank  7579

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University Overview

Founded in 1954, Haramaya University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Haramaya (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Dire Dawa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Haramaya University (HRU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Haramaya University (HRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name ሀረማያ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Acronym HRU
Founded 1954

University Location

Address PO Box 138 Dire Dawa
Haramaya (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Dire Dawa
T +251 (25) 553 0319
F +251 (25) 553 0325

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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 138
Dire Dawa

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Haramaya University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019