University of Dar es Salaam

country rank : 1

world rank     : 2722

University Overview

  

Founded in 1970, University of Dar es Salaam 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). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Iringa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) 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 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Tanzanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UDSM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
UDSM


Founded
1970 previously affiliate college of the University of London established in 1961


Motto
Hekima Ni Uhuru Wisdom is Freedom


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int’l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office
University Road
Dar es Salaam
+255 (22) 241 0544

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
15,000-19,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
800-899

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to University of Dar es Salaam's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Tanzania Commission for Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1970

 

Affiliations

  

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

 

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