University of Gondar

country rank  9
world rank  8220

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University Overview

Founded in 1954, University of Gondar is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Gondar (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Amhara. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Maraki. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, University of Gondar (UoG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Gondar (UoG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 66 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Ethiopian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ጎንደር ዩኒቨርስቲ
Acronym UoG
Founded 1954

University Location

Address PO Box 196
Gondar (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +251 (58) 111 0174
F +251 (58) 114 1240
Other locations Maraki

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office PO Box 196
+251 (918) 77 09 83

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 10 February 2020