Hawassa University

country rank  4
world rank  6670

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University Overview

Founded in 1976, Hawassa University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Awasa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), SNNPR. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Wondo Genet, Yirgalem. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Ethiopia, Hawassa University (HWU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Ethiopian higher education institution. Hawassa University (HWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old Ethiopian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name ሀዋሳ ዩኒቨርስቲ
Acronym HWU
Founded 1976
Colours Blue

University Location

Address PO Box 5
Awasa
SNNPR
Ethiopia
Tel +251 (46) 220 9676
Fax +251 (46) 220 5421
Other locations Wondo Genet, Yirgalem

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
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International
students
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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 Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 05
Hawassa


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hawassa University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020