Jaamacadda Camuud

country rank  12
world rank  10774

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University Overview

Established in 1998, Jaamacadda Camuud (Amoud University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Borama (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Awdal. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of Somaliland, Jaamacadda Camuud (AU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jaamacadda Camuud (AU) 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, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 21 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 80-90% making this Somali higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة عمود
Name Amoud University
Acronym AU
Founded 1998
Motto A Vehicle for Peace and Development
Colours Green

University Location

Address Amoud Valley
Borama (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +252 (2) 445 4004
F +252

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office The Chief Registrar, Amoud University
+252 (2) 4422727

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Jaamacadda Camuud's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Republic of Somaliland

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019