Ardhi University

country rank  8
world rank  8416

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University Overview

Established in 2007, Ardhi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Dar es Salaam (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, Ardhi University (ARU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ardhi University (ARU) 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 12 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 50-60% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ARU
Founded 2007
Motto Elimu, Utafiti na Ushauri kwa Maendeleo ya Taifa
Teaching, Research and Public Service for National Development
Colours Green and brown

University Location

Address PO Box 35176, Observation Hill, University Road
Dar es Salaam (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
T +255 (22) 277 1274
F +255 (22) 277 5391

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office University Road, Observation Hill, A-Block, Academic Affairs Office, Rooms 302 and 401
Dar es Salaam
+255 (22) 277 5447

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Tanzania Commission for Universities


Year of first Accreditation

2006

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
  • Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019