Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Memorial University

country rank  23
world rank  10663

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University Overview

Established in 1998, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Memorial University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Zanzibar City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Mjini Magharibi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Memorial University (SUMAIT) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Memorial University (SUMAIT) 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 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on 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.

University Identity

Acronym SUMAIT
Founded 1998
Motto Ethics and Innovations
Colours Black and green

University Location

Address PO Box 1933
Zanzibar City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Mjini Magharibi
T +255 (24) 224 2101
F +255

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 1933
Zanzibar City
+255 773 774 838
772 000 243

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Tanzania Commission for Universities

Year of first Accreditation


  • The Consortium of Tanzania Universities Libraries and Research Libraries (COTUL)
  • Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018