Jimma University

Jimma University Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 5183

University Overview

Jimma University ranking, established in 1983, is a non-profit public higher-education school located in the small city of Jimma (population range of 50,000-249,999), Oromia Region. Jimma University ranking (JU), which is officially recognized by Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education, is a large coeducational Ethiopian higher education school (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 35,000-39,999 students). Jimma University (JU) 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 Jimma University world ranking, the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Ethiopian higher-education school, which has been around for 37 years, has a stringent admission policy based on students’ previous academic records and grades. This Ethiopian higher education school is somewhat selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. JU also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Jimma University Ranking

University Identity

Name Jimma University
Acronym JU
Founded 1983
Motto We are In the Community
Colours Blue

University Location

Address PO Box 378 Jimma Oromia Region Ethiopia
Tel +251 (471) 112 202
Fax +251 (471) 111 450

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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 70-80%
Admission Office Office of Registrar, PO Box 378 Jimma (471) 117822

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of African Universities (AAU)

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