The University of Arusha Rankings

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In the World#12691 of 14178
In Africa#760 of 1107
In Tanzania#28 of 31
In Arusha#4 of 4

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Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist
Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsBachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration programmes: A-level with quality points of 4.5, or Equivalent qualification with an average of B or second class. Bachelor of Business Administration course demands a credit (C ) pass in Mathematics in O-level or Subsidiary (S) in A-level. Applicants with less than B average or second class must show proof of at least two years working experience to qualify for matriculation examination. For Bachelor's degree in Theology, Five credits (C ) or above passes in O-level are required. A token is given to those with 3 credits plus the certification of Mature Age Entrance Examination from the University of Eastern Africa Baraton. For a Diploma in Nursing, credits in Sciences and Mathematics in O-level. For a Diploma in Secretarial science, three credits, one of which should be in English Language. For a Certificate in Secretarial science, Pass in O-level examination is required.
Academic CalendarSemesters
Full time employee150
Student:staff ratio10:1


Local studetnsDiploma programmes, 1,710,000-2,052,000 per annum; Undergraduate degree programmes, 1,242,000-1,794,000 per annum; Postgraduate Diploma programmes, 1,740,000 per annum; Master programmes, 1,890,000-2,835,000 per annum. (TZS)

The University of Arusha has on-campus housing.

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
Postgraduate DiplomaEducation
Master's DegreeCurriculum, Educational Administration

General info

Alternative namesUoA
WikipediaUniversity of Arusha
AccreditationHigher Education Accreditation Council (HEAC); Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU); the Adventist Accreditation Agency (AAA)
MottoWholistic Human Development
Colorsblue, white
Academic structureSchool of Education
School of Business
School of Theology
School of Nursing

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 7, Usa-River
Arusha, Arusha
City population416,000
Phone+255 (27) 254 0000/3
Fax+255 (27) 254 0004

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