Dire Dawa University Rankings

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#12663 of 14,131 In the World
#802 of 1,104 In Africa
#28 of 35 In Ethiopia

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Dire Dawa University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsCompetitive admission
Academic CalendarSemesters


The tuition table for Dire Dawa University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree 15,000 ETB
Master's Degree 20,000 ETB
PhD 25,000 ETB

Dire Dawa University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Dire Dawa University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes No No
Business Yes No No
Chemistry Yes No No
Computer Science Yes No No
Economics Yes No No
Engineering Yes No No
Environmental Science Yes No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes No No
Mathematics Yes No No
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes No No
Psychology Yes No No
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Anaesthesiology, Architecture, Banking, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civics, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, English, Fashion Design, Food Technology, Geography, Geology, History, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Midwifery, Native Language, Nursing, Pedagogy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Real Estate, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Textile Technology, Transport Management
Master's Degree Accountancy, Business Administration, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Economics, Foreign Languages Education, Geography, Information Technology, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Nutrition, Physics, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Public Administration, Public Health, Science Education, Structural Architecture, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Transport Engineering, Transport Management

Dire Dawa University faculties and divisions

College : Business and Economics Accountancy, Banking, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Real Estate, Transport Management
College : Law Law
College : Medicine and Health Science Anaesthesiology, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Public Health
College : Natural and Computational Sciences Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
College : Social Sciences and Humanities African Languages, Anthropology, Civics, English, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Native Language, Pedagogy, Political Sciences, Psychology
School : Technology Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Fashion Design, Food Technology, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology, Thermal Engineering, Transport Engineering

General information

Alternative names DDU
የድሬዳዋ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Founded 2006
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Striving to make a difference
Colors yellow, orange

Location and contacts

Address PO Box 1362
Dire Dawa
City population 277,000

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