Country Ethiopia
City Dila
Bachelor (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)2,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)24 USD/year.
Master (citizens)24 USD/year.
Cost of living $700-1,004 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 100%
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1996
Abbreviation DU
Teachers 899
Students 8,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Ethiopia
International rankings
Alternative title
am ዲላ ዩኒቨርስቲ
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Dilla University (DU) - public higher education institution in Ethiopia. DU was established in 1996. The main building of the university proudly stands in Dila inside an urban campus. Dilla University is one of the top educational institutions in Ethiopia that never leaves the country’s top 5 places to study. Dilla University ranks in the national rating of Ethiopia, this impressive result was achieved in less then 25 years.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. There is no fierce competition among applicants, you just have to fit the minimal requirements in order to get accepted. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. Studying bachelor’s at DU is relatively inexpensive - only 2,500 USD per year. A master’s degree of DU will cost a student a significant sum of 2,500 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. The university also offers an online format of study for the students who are interested. It is important to check for current tuition fees on ( with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Dilla University teaches more than 8 thousand students. At DU the academic staff counts 899 various specialists. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Facebook.

Infrastructure of DU. The students have access to the university’s library. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room.
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