Jaamacadda Muqdisho

Jaamacadda Muqdisho Ranking

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world rank: 8844

University Overview

Jaamacadda Muqdisho (Mogadishu University), founded in 1997, is a non-profit private higher-education institution situated in Banaadir, in the metropolitan environment of Mogadishu (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). Jaamacadda Muqdisho (MU) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Somali Ministry of Education, Culture, and Higher Education. In a variety of fields of study, Jaamacadda Muqdisho (MU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 23-year-old Somali higher-education institution has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate for this Somali higher education school is 50-60%, making it a moderately selective college. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at MU.

Jaamacadda Muqdisho Ranking

University Identity

Name Jaamacadda Muqdisho
Acronym MU
Founded 1997
Motto Towards a Better Future Towards Better Future

University Location

Address Building KM4, Hodan District Mogadishu 004 Banaadir Somalia
Tel +252 613997777
Fax +252 (1) 216 820

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Mogadishu University Building KM4, Hodan District Mogadishu 004 613997777

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) Association of Arab Private Institutions for Higher Education (AAPIHE) Association of Arab Universities (AArU) League of Islamic Universities (LIU) Association of African Universities (AAU) International Universities Council (IUC) International Association of Universities (IAU) IGAD Universities League

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