Wolkite University

country rank  14
world rank  10695

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University Overview

Founded in 2011, Wolkite University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Welkite (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), SNNPR. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Wolkite University (WKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Wolkite University (WKU) 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. This 8 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name ወልቂጤ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Acronym WKU
Founded 2011
Motto Le Tibeb Entegalen
We Strive for Wisdom
Colours Blue

University Location

Welkite (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +251 (11) 322 0043
F +251 (11) 322 0014

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 Not reported
Admission Office
+251 911 91 55 39

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019