The State University of Zanzibar

country rank  9
world rank  8427

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, The State University of Zanzibar is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Zanzibar City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Mjini Magharibi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Beit el-Ras, Vuga, Tunguu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SUZA
Founded 2002
Motto To prove high education
Colours Green, yellow and blue

University Location

Address Mnazi mmoja PO Box 141
Zanzibar City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Mjini Magharibi
Tanzania
T +255 (24) 223 0724
F +255 (24) 223 3337
Other locations Beit el-Ras, Vuga, Tunguu

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)
Not reported
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

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 80-90%
Admission Office Mnazimmoja
Zanzibar
+255 (24) 2230724
(24) 2233337

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Tanzania Commission for Universities


Year of first Accreditation

2002

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019