Jigjiga University

country rank  19
world rank  11277

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University Overview

Established in 2007, Jigjiga University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Jijiga (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Somali. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Jigjiga University (JJU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Jigjiga University (JJU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name ጅጅጋ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Acronym JJU
Founded 2007
Motto Where Aims Become Achievements!
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Jijiga (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +251 (25) 775 5933
F +251 (25) 775 5976

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Ethiopia

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019