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Jaamacadda Camuud

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world rank  9775

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Established in 1998, the Jaamacadda Camuud (Amoud University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Borama (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Somaliland. This institution also has a branch campus in Hargeisa City. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Somaliland, Jaamacadda Camuud (AU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution. Jaamacadda Camuud (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 26-year-old Somali higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Somali higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Jaamacadda Camuud's Control Typepublic


Jaamacadda Camuud's Entity Typenon-profit


Jaamacadda Camuud' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Jaamacadda Camuud's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة عمود
Name (English) Amoud University
Acronym AU
Founded 1998
Motto Aqoontu waa iftiin
Knowledge is light
Colours White and green
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address Amoud Valley
252 63 Somaliland
Jaamacadda Camuud's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Jaamacadda Camuud Phone Number +252 (63) 445 4004
Jaamacadda Camuud Fax Number +252 (63) 614 144
Other locations Hargeisa City

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Jaamacadda Camuud's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Jaamacadda Camuud's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Jaamacadda Camuud's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Jaamacadda Camuud.

Jaamacadda Camuud: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Jaamacadda Camuud's admission information.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Jaamacadda Camuud's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Jaamacadda Camuud a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Jaamacadda Camuud's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Camuud's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Admission Office Admission Office

The Chief Registrar, Amoud University
Borama 252 63
(63) 4451294

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Jaamacadda Camuud.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Jaamacadda Camuud has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).

Jaamacadda Camuud's Control Type Control Type

Jaamacadda Camuud is a public higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Entity Type Entity Type

Jaamacadda Camuud is a non-profit higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Jaamacadda Camuud does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Jaamacadda Camuud's main facilities:

Jaamacadda Camuud's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

Not reported

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Jaamacadda Camuud's main services:

Jaamacadda Camuud's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Jaamacadda Camuud's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Jaamacadda Camuud's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Jaamacadda Camuud's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Jaamacadda Camuud is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of the Republic of Somaliland

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Jaamacadda Camuud's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Jaamacadda Camuud's Facebook page Jaamacadda Camuud's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Jaamacadda Camuud's X (formerly Twitter) page Jaamacadda Camuud's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Jaamacadda Camuud's YouTube channel Jaamacadda Camuud's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

Jaamacadda Camuud's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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