Wollega University

Wollega University Ranking

country rank: 22
world rank: 11672

University Overview

Wollega University ranking, founded in 2007, is a non-profit public higher-education school in the Oromia Region’s small city of Nekemte (population range of 50,000-249,999 persons). There are other branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Shambu, Gimbi. Wollega University ranking (WOU) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Ethiopian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. Wollega University (WOU) 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 13 years old, has a selective admission procedure based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 60-70 percent, this Ethiopian higher education school is considered selective. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. WOU also offers a library, lodging, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Wollega University Ranking

University Identity

Name Wollega University
Acronym WOU
Founded 2007
Motto Excellence and Innovation
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 395 Nekemte Oromia Region Ethiopia
Tel +251 (57) 661 7981
Fax +251 (57) 661 7980
Other locations Gimbi, Shambu

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 395 Nekemte (57) 661 7979

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 700-799
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 Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Consortium of Ethiopian Public Universities

Social Media


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