University of Kordofan Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6972 of 14,131 In the World
#287 of 1,104 In Africa
#8 of 50 In Sudan
#1 of 2 In El-Obeid

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
kordofan.edu.sd
Languages
Arabic;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSudanese Higher Secondary School Certificate; Arabic and Foreign Certificates
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee550
Student:staff ratio41:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
233
Citations
1,424

University of Kordofan majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
111 / 660
Environmental Science
64 / 714
Chemistry
48 / 541
Animal Science
38 / 60
Medicine
38 / 118
Engineering
30 / 340
Agricultural Science
28 / 245
Geography and Cartography
23 / 36
Physics
23 / 337
Materials Science
18 / 320
Nutrition and Food Science
15 / 9
Botany
13 / 81
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
12 / 263
Forestry
12 / 75
Geology
12 / 185
Demography
11 / 263
Horticulture
11 / 12
Petrology and Geochemistry
10 / 182
Ecology
9 / 259
Economics
8 / 10
Business
7 / 12
Agricultural Economics
6 / 10
Radiochemistry
5 / 41
Mathematics
5 / 6
Veterinary
5 / 4
Toxicology
4 / 1
Anatomy and Physiology
3 / 3
Oncology and Cancer research
3 / 5
Math Teachers
3 / 0
Chemical Engineering
3 / 3
Surgery
3 / 4
Virology
3 / 73
Condensed Matter Physics
3 / 15
Evolutionary Biology
2 / 123
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2 / 0
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
2 / 14
Hydrology and Water resources management
2 / 3
Atomic and Molecular physics
2 / 3
Public Health
2 / 1
Family medicine
2 / 6

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1998 1 1
1999 0 0
2000 1 3
2001 0 0
2002 2 3
2003 0 5
2004 2 6
2005 0 11
2006 1 13
2007 1 7
2008 2 20
2009 4 18
2010 3 36
2011 5 41
2012 7 47
2013 12 51
2014 23 47
2015 42 55
2016 28 59
2017 35 135
2018 32 154
2019 17 288
2020 29 333
2021 30 348

Tuition

Local studetns 30,000-500,000 (SDG)

The University of Kordofan has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Master's Degree Agriculture
Doctor of Philosophy Agriculture

Notable alumni

  1. Sharif Sheikh Ahmed

    Sharif Sheikh Ahmed
    Born in
    Somalia Flag Somalia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sharif Sheikh Ahmed is a Somali politician who served as President of Somalia from 2009 to 2012. He is the founder and leader of Himilo Qaran political party and also the founder and head of the Forum for National Parties (Somali: Madasha Xisbiyada Qaran) of Somalia. He is the chairperson of the Council of Presidential Candidates of Somalia.

General info

Alternative names UOFKORD
جامعة كردفان
Founded 1990
Accreditation Council for Higher Education Accreditation; Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Motto Say: Lord, increase me in knowledge
Colors green, white
Affiliations and memberships Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
Association of Arab Universities (AArU)

Location and Contacts

Address Khortaggat Street
El-Obeid, North Kordofan, 51111
Sudan
City population 418,000
Phone +249 (611) 45376
Fax +249 (611) 823 108

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