Dire Dawa University

country rank  21
world rank  11790

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University Overview

Founded in 2006, Dire Dawa University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Dire Dawa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Ethiopia, Dire Dawa University (DDU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Ethiopian higher education institution. Dire Dawa University (DDU) 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 14 years old Ethiopian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DDU 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
Name የድሬዳዋ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Acronym DDU
Founded 2006
Motto Striving to make a difference
Colours Yellow and orange

University Location

Address PO Box 1362
Dire Dawa
Dire Dawa
Ethiopia
Tel +251 (251) 111 501
Fax +251 (251) 127 971

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Dire Dawa University'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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021