Sokoine University of Agriculture

country rank  3
world rank  4245

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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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 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. SUA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Chuo Kikuu
Morogoro
+255 (23) 260 3511 4
(23) 260 3511 4

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
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 Go to Sokoine University of Agriculture's Library
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 Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Tanzania Commission for Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1984

Affiliations

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

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