St John's University of Tanzania

country rank  16
world rank  9358

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University Overview

Established in 2007, St John's University of Tanzania is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Dodoma (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, St John's University of Tanzania (SJUT) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican religion. St John's University of Tanzania (SJUT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 12 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SJUT
Founded 2007
Motto To Lean to Serve
Colours Blue, purple and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 47
Dodoma (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +255 (26) 239 0044
F +255 (26) 239 0025

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 47
+255 262390044

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican Anglican Church of Tanzania -

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Tanzania Commission for Universities

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Technical Education NACTE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
  • Committee of Vice Chancellors, Principals and Provosts in Tanzania (CVCPT)
  • Tanzania Association of Private Universities (TAPU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC)
  • Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET)

Academic Structure


Social Media


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019