Jaamacada Muqdisho

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University Overview

Established in 1997, Jaamacada Muqdisho (Mogadishu University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Mogadishu (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Banaadir. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bosaso. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Minister of Education, Somalia, Jaamacada Muqdisho (MU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jaamacada Muqdisho (MU) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 22 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 50-60% making this Somali higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة مقديشو
Name Mogadishu University
Acronym MU
Founded 1997
Motto Towards a Better Future
Towards Better Future

University Location

Address Building K4, Hodan District
Mogadishu (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
004 Banaadir
T +252 699 777440
F +252 (1) 216 820
Other locations Bosaso

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Mogadishu University Building K4, Hodan District
Mogadishu 004
+252 699 777 440

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
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 Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Minister of Education, Somalia

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019