Bahir Dar University

country rank  7
world rank  6830

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University Overview

Established in 2001, Bahir Dar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Bahir Dar (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Amhara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Bahir Dar University (BDU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Bahir Dar University (BDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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.

University Identity

Name ባህር ዳር ዩኒቨርስቲ
Acronym BDU
Founded 2001

University Location

Address PO Box 79
Bahir Dar (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +251 (58) 220 0137
F +251 (58) 220 2025

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020