Ardhi University (ARU) - public higher education institution in Tanzania. In 2007 ARU opened its door to students. The main building of the university proudly stands in Dar es Salaam inside an urban campus. Being among the well known universities of Tanzania Ardhi University has no shortage of applicants.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance are required to submission by the admission committee. The chances of successful admission are very high as 60 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. Ardhi University chose to divide its academic year into semesters. Studying bachelor’s at ARU is relatively inexpensive - only 2,500 USD per year. A master’s degree of ARU 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. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at ARU may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. Ardhi University is relatively small, teaching about 4000 students on average. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The education is conducted by 299 teachers and professors. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university.

Infrastructure of ARU. The students have access to the university’s library. The university belongs to the number of groups and associations like the Association of African Universities (AAU), as well as the Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) and Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA).
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 2007
Abbreviation ARU
Teachers 299
Students 3,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Elimu, Utafiti na Ushauri kwa Maendeleo ya Taifa
• Tanzania Commission for Universities
• Association of African Universities (AAU)
• Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA)
• Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)
World ranking 9135
Country ranking 18
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 9135
Cost of living in Dar es Salaam
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 446 395
Food 193 311
Transportation 33 117
Communications and utilities 231 199
Clothing 20 78
Sports and leisure 34 93
Total 957 1,193
Accommodation in Dar es Salaam USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 451
Shared room in city centre 399
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 415
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 547
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