St. Augustine University of Tanzania

country rank  6
world rank  7408

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University Overview

Established in 1998, St. Augustine University of Tanzania is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Mwanza (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dar es Salaam, Moshi, Iringa, Mtwara, Tabora, Morogoro. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SAUT 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

Acronym SAUT
Founded 1998
Motto Building the City of God
Colours Yellow and red

University Location

Address Nyegezi
Mwanza (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +255 (28) 255 0167
F +255 (28) 255 0167
Other locations Dar es Salaam, Moshi, Iringa, Mtwara, Tabora, Morogoro

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 307
+255 (28) 255 2725

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Tanzania Episcopal Conference -

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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Tanzania Commission for Universities

Year of first Accreditation


  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
  • Commonwealth Association of Universities
  • Tanzania Association of Private Universities (TAPU)
  • Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Afric

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018