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Hiiraan University

country rank  31
world rank  13472

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Established in 2005, the Jaamacada Hiiraan (Hiiraan University) is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Beledweyne (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Hiran. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia, Jaamacada Hiiraan (HU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution. Jaamacada Hiiraan (HU) 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 table below for further details. HU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Hiiraan University's Control Typeprivate


Hiiraan University's Entity Typenot reported


Hiiraan University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Hiiraan University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name Hiiraan University
Name (Non Latin) جامعة هيران
Acronym HU
Founded 2005

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Campus Location

Address Ammaana Building
Hiiraan University Phone Number +252 615 401 721
Hiiraan University Fax Number +252 699 911 434

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hiiraan University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Hiiraan University's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Hiiraan University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Hiiraan University.

Hiiraan University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Info


Initiating the admission process is the initial stride toward attaining students' academic and career aspirations, granting access to the numerous opportunities and resources provided by a university. Check out our Introduction to University Admissions article for further insights.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic Hiiraan University's admission information.

Hiiraan University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Hiiraan University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hiiraan University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Hiiraan University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Hiiraan University's Admission Office Admission Office

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Hiiraan University.

Hiiraan University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hiiraan University has an enrollment range of under-250 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Hiiraan University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of under-50 academic employees (Faculty).

Hiiraan University's Control Type Control Type

Hiiraan University is a private higher education institution.

Hiiraan University's Entity Type Entity Type

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Hiiraan University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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Hiiraan University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

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Religious Affiliation

Hiiraan University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


Curious about the most prevalent university facilities and services? Delve into our guide articles on University Facilities and University Services for more insights.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Hiiraan University's main facilities:

Hiiraan University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Hiiraan University's Housing University Housing

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Hiiraan University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Hiiraan University's main services:

Hiiraan University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Hiiraan University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Hiiraan University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Hiiraan University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Hiiraan University's Career Services Career Services

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

Hiiraan University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Hiiraan University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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Affiliations and Memberships


University affiliations and memberships with external organizations can hold significance for various reasons... explore our article on university affiliations and memberships for further insights.

Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Divisions


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

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Online Courses

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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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Wikipedia Article Wikipedia Article

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