University of Dar es Salaam: Ranking & Review

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Dar es Salaam Rank Tanzania Rank World Rank
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Top 17%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate75%
Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment17,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$1,750$3,750
International students$3,750$6,250

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 namesUDSM
MottoHekima Ni Uhuru
Wisdom is Freedom
AccreditationTanzania Commission for Universities
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff850
Student/staff ratio21
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 35091
Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+255 (22) 241 0500/9
Fax+255 (22) 241 0078

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