The University of Arusha

country rank  24
world rank  10695

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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 large city of Arusha (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or 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 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 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 44 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address PO Box 7, Usa-River
Arusha (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Arusha
Tanzania
T +255 (27) 254 0000/3
F +255 (27) 254 0004

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 7
Usa-River
+255 (27) 254 0000/3

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

Affiliations

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