Oldest Universities in Tanzania


What are the oldest Universities in Tanzania? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing a list of 32 Tanzanian Universities ordered by year of establishment and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Tanzanian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Our aim is to highlight which Tanzanian Universities have the longest history and tradition and how this correlates to their uniRank University Ranking.

Oldest Universities in Tanzania

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17 Moshi Co-operative University Moshi
1 University of Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam ...
21 The University of Arusha Arusha
2 Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro ...
11 Mbeya University of Science and Technology Mbeya
13 Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Mwanza
18 International Medical and Technological University Dar es Salaam
9 Tumaini University Makumira Arusha
12 Hubert Kairuki Memorial University Dar es Salaam
27 Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Memorial University Zanzibar City
20 Zanzibar University Zanzibar City
14 St. Augustine University of Tanzania Mwanza ...
6 The State University of Zanzibar Zanzibar City ...
5 Mzumbe University Morogoro
23 Muslim University of Morogoro Morogoro
19 Mwenge Catholic University Moshi
Un Mount Meru University Arusha
24 Teofilo Kisanji University Mbeya
4 The University of Dodoma Dodoma
16 St John's University of Tanzania Dodoma
3 Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Dar es salaam
8 Ardhi University Dar es Salaam
7 Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology Arusha
Un Eckernforde Tanga University Tanga
Un University of Bagamoyo Dar es Salaam
10 St. Joseph University in Tanzania Mbezi
Un Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University Lushoto
22 United African University of Tanzania Dar es Salaam
25 University of Iringa Iringa
26 Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere University of Agriculture and Technology Butiama ...
15 Ruaha Catholic University Iringa
Un Katavi University of Agriculture Mpanda
Legend: Un Unranked

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