Oldest Universities in Tanzania

Oldest Universities in Tanzania


What are the oldest Universities in Tanzania? uniRank answers this question by publishing a list of 30 Tanzanian Universities sorted by year of foundation and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Tanzanian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

uniRank aims to highlight which Tanzanian Universities have the longest history and tradition and whether this correlates to their uniRank University Ranking.

Oldest Universities in Tanzania

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