SHU University at

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world rank  8615

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, University of Shendi is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Shendi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), River Nile. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Almatama, Taiba Elkhawat. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, University of Shendi (SHU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Shendi (SHU) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 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 80-90% making this Sudanese higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة شندي
Acronym SHU
Founded 1994
Motto Quality and Excellence, Teamwork, Justice, Honesty, Transparency and Credibility, Innovation and Creativity and Ongoing Training
Colours Blue, yellow, black and white

University Location

Address PO Box 142
Shendi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
142/143 River Nile
T +249 (155) 662 100
F +249
Other locations Almatama, Taiba Elkhawat

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Khartoum-Osman Dokna Street
+249 (183) 782 370

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan


  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
  • Association of Sudanese Universities (ASU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018