Jaamacadda SIMAD

Jaamacadda SIMAD Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 9091

University Overview

Jaamacadda SIMAD ranking (SIMAD University), founded in 1999, is a non-profit private higher-education institution in Banaadir, Mogadishu’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). Jaamacadda SIMAD (SU) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution officially connected with the Islamic faith, as recognized by the Somali Ministry of Education, Culture, and Higher Education. In a variety of fields of study, Jaamacadda SIMAD (SU) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Somali higher-education school, which has been around for 20 years, has a rigorous admittance criteria based on students’ previous academic records and grades. The admittance rate for this Somali higher education school is 60-70 percent, making it a moderately selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Jaamacadda SIMAD ranking (SIMAD University) also offers students with a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Jaamacadda SIMAD Ranking

University Identity

Name Jaamacadda SIMAD
Acronym SU
Founded 1999
Motto The Fountain of Knowledge and Wisdom
Colours Green

University Location

Address Wadada Warshadaha, Hamar Jadiid Mogadishu Banaadir Somalia
Tel +252 699 924 646
Fax +252 (1) 858 511

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 60-70%
Admission Office Jidka Warshadaha Mogadishu 630 (1) 5534978 699924646

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

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Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Somali Research and Education Network (SomaliREN) UbuntuNet Alliance Association of African Universities (AAU) Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN)

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