Bahir Dar University

country rank  4
world rank  5950

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University Overview

Established in 2001, Bahir Dar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Bahir Dar (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Amhara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia, Bahir Dar University (BDU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Bahir Dar University (BDU) 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.

University Identity

Name ባህር ዳር ዩኒቨርስቲ
Acronym BDU
Founded 2001

University Location

Address PO Box 79
Bahir Dar (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +251 (58) 220 0137
F +251 (58) 220 2025

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
Admission Office


Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019