Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa University Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 2513

University Overview

Addis Ababa University world ranking, founded in 1950, is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in Addis Ababa’s urban setting (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Addis Ababa University world ranking (AAU) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Ethiopian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. Addis Ababa University (AAU) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Ethiopian higher-education school, which is 70 years old, has a stringent admission policy based on students’ previous academic records and grades. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. AAU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Addis Ababa University Ranking

University Identity

Name Addis Ababa University
Acronym AAU
Founded 1950
Motto Seek Wisdom, Elevate Your Intellect and Serve Humanity
Colours Red, blue, yellow and white

University Location

Address PO Box 1176 Addis Ababa Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel +251 (11) 123 9800
Fax +251 (11) 123 9729

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office AAU Main Campus (6 Kilo) Addis Ababa 1176 (11) 123 9706

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of African Universities (AAU) African Vertual University (AVU) Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)

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