Arba Minch University

country rank  3
world rank  5929

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University Overview

Established in 1986, Arba Minch University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Arba Minch (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), SNNPR. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Arba Minch Secha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Arba Minch University (AMU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Arba Minch University (AMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name በአርባ ምንጭ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Acronym AMU
Founded 1986

University Location

Address PO Box 21
Arba Minch (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +251 (46) 881 1153
F +251 (46) 881 0279
Other locations Arba Minch Secha

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 Not available
Admission Office Arbaminch University, Main Campus
Arba Minch
+251 468 810 772
468 810 070

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Arba Minch University's Library
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 Education, Ethiopia

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019