Nugaal University

country rank  15
world rank  11330

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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 small city of Las Anod (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Sool. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of Somalia, Jaamacada Nugaal (NU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Somali 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 years old Somali 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. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address Nugaal University
Las Anod
55119 Sool
Tel +252 (2) 755 302
Fax +252

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Main street, Behind Jama Mosque
Lasanod xxx
(2) 754063

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

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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)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 10 March 2023