Jaamacada Koonfur Galbeed Soomaaliya

country rank  8
world rank  9911

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University Overview

Founded in 2008, Jaamacada Koonfur Galbeed Soomaaliya (University of Southern Somalia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Baidoa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Bay. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bardaale. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education, Somalia, Jaamacada Koonfur Galbeed Soomaaliya (UB) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Jaamacada Koonfur Galbeed Soomaaliya (UB) 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 11 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 60-70% making this Somali higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة جنوب الصومال
Name University of Southern Somalia
Acronym UB
Founded 2008
Motto Better Education for A Better Future
Colours Blue navy

University Location

Address Lugabaxsi Street
Baidoa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
25215 Bay
Somalia
T +252 (1) 550 2311
F +252 (1) 558 3379
Other locations Bardaale

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
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International
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 60-70%
Admission Office USS Main Campus
Baidoa
+252 (61) 666 4500
(61) 666 4500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education, Somalia


Year of first Accreditation

2007

Memberships and Affiliations

  • SomaliREN

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019