Hawassa University

Hawassa University Ranking

country rank: 4
world rank: 7819

University Overview

Hawassa University ranking, established in 1976, is a non-profit public higher-education school located in the middle city of Awassa (population range of 250,000-499,999), SNNPR. There are other branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Yirgalem, Wondo Genet. Hawassa University (HWU) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Ethiopian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. Hawassa University ranking (HWU) offers a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Ethiopian higher-education school, which is 44 years old, has a strict admission policy based on students’ previous academic records and grades. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. HWU also offers a library, lodging, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning alternatives, as well as administrative services to students.

Hawassa University Ranking

University Identity

Name Hawassa University
Acronym HWU
Founded 1976
Colours Blue

University Location

Address PO Box 5 Awasa SNNPR Ethiopia
Tel +251 (46) 220 9676
Fax +251 (46) 220 5421
Other locations Wondo Genet, Yirgalem

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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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 reported
Admission Office PO Box 05 Hawassa

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
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 Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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