Addis Ababa University: Ranking & Review

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Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment67,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$1,750
International students$500$3,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+++
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesAAU
አዲስ አበባ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
MottoSeek Wisdom, Elevate Your Intellect and Serve Humanity
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Ethiopia
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
African Vertual University (AVU)
Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
Academic structureFaculty of Business and Economics
Centre of Research Training and Information for Women Development
Centre for Democratic Training and Research
College of Education
College of Social Sciences
Faculty of Informatics
Institute of Development Research
Colorsred, blue, yellow, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff2,750
Student/staff ratio25
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 1176
Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+251 (11) 123 9800
Fax+251 (11) 123 9729

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