University of Gezira

country rank  3
world rank  4763

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University Overview

Established in 1975, University of Gezira is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Wad Medani (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Al Jazirah. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alhasaheesa, Alhosh, Almanagil, Alkamlin, Alhideebah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, University of Gezira (UofG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Gezira (UofG) 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 44 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 Sudanese higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الجزيرة
Acronym UofG
Founded 1975
Motto Creativity and scientific excellence
Colours Black, green, yellow, red and white

University Location

Address PO Box 20
Wad Medani (population range: 250,000-499,999)
2667 Al Jazirah
T +249 (511) 843 174
F +249 (511) 840 466
Other locations Alhasaheesa, Alhosh, Almanagil, Alkamlin, Alhideebah

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 80-90%
Admission Office Wad-medani-Al-Gezira-Sudan
Wad-medani 2667
+249 (511)843174

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Gezira's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019