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Jaamacadda Muqdisho

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Established in 1997, the Jaamacadda Muqdisho (Mogadishu University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Mogadishu (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Banaadir. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia, Jaamacadda Muqdisho (MU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution. Jaamacadda Muqdisho (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 27-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. MU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Control Typeprivate


Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Entity Typenon-profit


Jaamacadda Muqdisho' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة مقديشو
Name (English) Mogadishu University
Acronym MU
Founded 1997
Motto Towards a Better Future
Towards Better Future
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University Location

Address Building KM4, Hodan District
004 Banaadir
Jaamacadda Muqdisho's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Jaamacadda Muqdisho Phone Number +252 (61) 399 7777
Jaamacadda Muqdisho Fax Number +252 (1) 216 820

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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 Muqdisho'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 Muqdisho'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 Muqdisho'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 Muqdisho.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Admission Office Admission Office

Mogadishu University Building KM4, Hodan District
Mogadishu 004

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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 Muqdisho.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Jaamacadda Muqdisho has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Control Type Control Type

Jaamacadda Muqdisho is a private higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Entity Type Entity Type

Jaamacadda Muqdisho is a non-profit higher education institution.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Jaamacadda Muqdisho does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Housing University Housing

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

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 Muqdisho's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Jaamacadda Muqdisho is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Jaamacadda Muqdisho's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Private Institutions for Higher Education (AAPIHE)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • League of Islamic Universities (LIU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • International Universities Council (IUC)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • IGAD Universities League

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Facebook page Jaamacadda Muqdisho's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

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

YouTube YouTube

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's YouTube channel Jaamacadda Muqdisho's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's Instagram page Jaamacadda Muqdisho's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Jaamacadda Muqdisho's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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