Sokoine University of Agriculture

country rank  2
world rank  3918

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University Overview

Founded in 1984, Sokoine University of Agriculture is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Morogoro (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Arusha, Lushoto. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SUA
Founded 1984
Motto Ardhi ni Hazina
Land is Treasure
Colours Green

University Location

Address PO Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu
Morogoro (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Morogoro
Tanzania
T +255 (23) 260 3511
F +255 (23) 260 4651
Other locations Arusha, Lushoto

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Chuo Kikuu
Morogoro
+255 (23) 260 3511 4
(23) 260 3511 4

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sokoine University of Agriculture's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Tanzania Commission for Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1984

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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