Jigjiga University

country rank  18
world rank  11121

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Established in 2007, Jigjiga University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Jigjiga (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Somali Region. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Ethiopia, Jigjiga University (JJU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Ethiopian higher education institution. Jigjiga University (JJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. JJU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Search Engine New

University Search Engine

search the Jigjiga University's website

University Identity

Name ጅጅጋ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Acronym JJU
Founded 2007
Motto Where Aims Become Achievements!
Colours Blue and red

University Location

1020 Somali Region
Tel +251 (25) 775 5933
Fax +251 (25) 775 5976

Study Areas and Degree Levels

Tip: search for Jigjiga University's courses and programs with the uniRank Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

Tip: search for Jigjiga University's tuition fees with the uniRank Search Engine

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

Tip: search for Jigjiga University's admission policy with the uniRank Search Engine

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Tip: search for Jigjiga University's facilities and services with the uniRank Search Engine


Memberships and Affiliations

Not available; please submit a list of official affiliations and memberships to relevant associations and organizations.

Academic Structure


Tip: search for Jigjiga University's faculties or academic divisions with the uniRank Search Engine

Social Media


Jigjiga University's Facebook page for social networking Jigjiga University's Facebook page


Jigjiga University's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates Jigjiga University's Twitter page




Jigjiga University's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos Jigjiga University's YouTube page



Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported

Open Education Global

Not reported

Tip: search for Jigjiga University's online or distance education courses with the uniRank Search Engine

Wikipedia Article


Not available; please submit an official wikipedia article, preferably in English, about this higher education institution.

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.

Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in Ethiopia

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in Africa by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021