Jigjiga University Rankings

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#11839 of 14,131 In the World
#655 of 1,104 In Africa
#22 of 35 In Ethiopia

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Acceptance rate

* Jigjiga 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

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The tuition table for Jigjiga 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) Currency
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 15,000 ETB Ethiopian Birr
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance 12,000 ETB Ethiopian Birr
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering 18,000 ETB Ethiopian Birr
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 10,000 ETB Ethiopian Birr
Master of Business Administration 25,000 ETB Ethiopian Birr
Master of Science in Public Health 20,000 ETB Ethiopian Birr
Doctor of Medicine 30,000 ETB Ethiopian Birr

Jigjiga 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 Jigjiga 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 TBD TBD
Business Yes TBD TBD
Chemistry Yes TBD TBD
Computer Science Yes TBD TBD
Economics Yes TBD TBD
Engineering Yes TBD TBD
Environmental Science Yes TBD TBD
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes TBD TBD
Mathematics Yes TBD TBD
Medicine Yes TBD TBD
Physics Yes TBD TBD
Psychology Yes TBD TBD
Master's Degree Agricultural Economics, Business Administration, Educational Administration, Preschool Education, Public Health

Jigjiga University faculties and divisions

College : Business and Economics Accountancy, Banking, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
College : Dryland Agriculture Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Food Science, Natural Resources, Rural Planning, Wildlife
College : Education Education
College : Engineering and Technology Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering
College : Medicine and Health Sciences Health Administration, Midwifery, Nursing
College : Natural and Computational Sciences Applied Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
College : Social Sciences and Humanities African Languages, Arabic, Communication Studies, English, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Political Sciences, Sociology
College : Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Science
Institute : Somali Language and Literature Studies. African Languages, Literature
School : Law Law
School : Psychology Psychology

General information

Alternative names JJU
ጅጅጋ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Founded 2007
Accreditation Ministry of Education.
Motto Where Aims Become Achievements!
Colors blue, red

Location and contacts

Address PO Box 1020
Jijiga, Somali
City population 159,000

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