The University of Arusha

country rank  21
world rank  10954

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University Overview

Established in 1974, The University of Arusha is a private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the metropolis of Arusha (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, The University of Arusha (UoA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Tanzanian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. The University of Arusha (UoA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old Tanzanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UoA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UoA
Founded 1974
Motto Wholistic Human Development
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 7, Usa-River
Arusha
Arusha
Tanzania
Tel +255 (27) 254 0000/3
Fax +255 (27) 254 0004

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 7
Usa-River
(27) 254 0000/3

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Arusha's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Tanzania Commission for Universities


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges and Universities (AAA)
  • Tanzanian Commission of University (TCU)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021