Jaamacada Nugaal

country rank  4
world rank  10044

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, Jaamacada Nugaal (Nugaal University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Las Anod (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Sool. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education, Somalia, Jaamacada Nugaal (NU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Jaamacada Nugaal (NU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 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 70-80% making this Somali higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعـــة نغـــال
Name Nugaal University
Acronym NU
Founded 2004
Motto What you seek is what we provide
Colours Green

University Location

Address Nugaal University
Las Anod (population range: 50,000-249,999)
55119 Sool
T +252 (2) 755 302
F +252

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 70-80%
Admission Office Main street, Behind Jama Mosque
Lasanod xxx
+252 (2) 754063

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education, Somalia

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Somali Research and Education Network (SomaliREN)
  • Association of Somali Universities (ASSU)
  • Eastern Africa Research and Innovation Management Association (EARIMA)
  • Association of Islamic Universities in Africa (AIUA)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020