List of universities and colleges in Ethiopia

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This is a list of universities and colleges in Ethiopia. It includes both public and private institutions.

list of universities and colleges Location Years Note
Addis Ababa Commercial College[1] Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa Science and Technology University Addis Ababa 2011
Addis Ababa University Addis Ababa 1950 founded as University College of Addis Ababa; between 1962-1975 named Haile Selassie University
Addis Continental Institute of Public Health Addis Ababa 2006
Adigrat University Adigrat 2011
ALKAN University College Bahir Dar
Ambo University
Arba Minch University Arba Minch 1986 Initially founded as the Arba Minch Water Technology Institute (AWTI)
Arsi University Asella 2014
Asella College of Teachers Education Asella 1991
Axum University Axum
Bahir Dar University Bahir Dar
Catering and Tourism Training Institute Addis Ababa 1969 Under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Ethiopia)
Central Health College
Century University College
City University College Addis Ababa
Closys College Mekelle 2014
CPU College
Computer Science and Business College
Commercial College of Addis Ababa
Dandii Boruu University College
Debre Berhan University
Debre Birhan Teachers College
Debre Markos University Debre Marqos
Debre Tabor University Debre Tabor
Defence University College
Dessie Teacher's Education College Dessie
Dessie-Kombolcha University
Dilla University
Dire Dawa University Dire Dawa
Dynamic International University College
Eprom Technology College
Ethiopian Catholic University
Ethio-China University
EthioLens University College Mekelle, Shire, Adigrat 2010 Founded to give Quality education and become research based center for socio-economic development of Ethiopia and the region
Ethiopian Civil Service University Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST) Addis Ababa 1997 The first Ethiopian theological institution offering graduate degrees in Theology, Leadership and Management, and Development Studies. It also offers a PhD in Theology and other professional degrees in partnership with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Free University of Amsterdam). EGST is proud in its interdisciplinary approaches by integrating biblical and theological studies with professional degrees; namely, leadership and development studies. All degrees are accredited by ACTEA (Association for Christian Theological Education in Africa) and validated by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Free University of Amsterdam). Please, visit its website:
Ethiopian Management Institute (EMI) Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Federal Police College Addis Ababa
Ethiopian University College Addis Ababa
Entoto TVET College Addis Ababa
Evangelical Theological College Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development Addis Ababa 1954
Ethiopia Adventist College Addis Ababa
Gambella University
Gambella Teachers and Health Science College
GAGE University College
Gewane Agricultural College
University of Gondar Gondar
Jigjiga Polytechnic College Jigjiga
Gondar College of Teacher Education Gondar
Grace College of Business and Computer Science
Graduate School of Telecommunications & Information Technology
Hashenge College
Haramaya University Harar 1954
Hawassa College of Health Sciences Hawassa
Hawassa University Hawassa 1999 Formed through the consolidation of three separate schools
HiLCoE School of Computer Science and Technology college
Hiwot Health Science College Addis Ababa 2005
Hope University College Addis Ababa 2003
Horn of Africa College
HZ college Addis Ababa
Infonet College Addis Ababa 1995
Institute of Land Administration Bahir Dar 2006
International Leadership Institute Addis Ababa 2001
Infolink College Awassa 2002
Jethro Leadership & Management Institute Addis Ababa 2009
Jijiga University Jigjiga 2007 <>
Jimma College of Teachers Education Jimma 1961
Jimma Teachers College Jimma 1969
Jimma University Jimma 1952
KEA-MED University College Addis Ababa
Kisama Africa University College
Kombolcha Institute of Technology Kombolcha
Kotebe University College/Kotebe College of Teacher Education
Kunuz College Addis Ababa 2002 private; focus on business
Lucy Water Technology College Awash
Mars Engineering College Mekelle
Madawalabu University Bale Robe 2006
Medico Health College
Mekane Yesus Seminary
Mekelle Institute of Technology Mekelle 2002
Mekelle College of Teacher Education Mekelle
Mekelle Nursing School Mekelle
Mekelle University Mekelle 1993 Public; founded as the Arid Zone Agricultural College
Mizan Tepi University
National College Addis Ababa
Nazareth College of Technical Teachers (NCTTE)
Nekempt (Wollega) University
Nexus Educational Institute Addis Ababa 2008
New Abyssinia College
New Generation University College
New Millennium College
Nile College Mekelle
Odombia University Addis Ababa
Omega Health College
Orbit IT College
Pan African College
People to People College Harar
Pentech College of Science and Technology Mekelle Head office in Mekelle but has branch offices in Wukro, recently opening in Addis ababa
PESC Information Systems College Addis Ababa
Poly Institute of Technology Mekelle
Public Service College of Oromia (PSCO) Batu Head office in Addis Ababa
Queens' College Addis Ababa
Rift Valley University College
Royal College/Ethiopia
Samara University
Sheba Info Tech & Business College
Soddo University
SOFTNET Computer Science & Business College
St. Mary's University Addis Ababa 1998 13 major distance education centres & 160 coordination offices throughout the country
St. Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College 2007
Tech-Zone Engineering & Business College
Textile Engineering
Unity University
Universal Technology College
Urban Planning College (Ecole) Addis Ababa 1960
Universal university college of Medicine (UMC)
University of Sheger Addis Ababa
Wachemo University (Hosaena)
Washera College
Welkete University
Wolaita Sodo University Sodo 2007 Another campuses are Gandaba Campus, Otona Campus and Tercha Campus.
Wolayta sodo Agricultural College
Wolayta sodo Pan African Christian Surgeons training institute
Woldia University Weldiya 2011 Public with a student population of over 4,300.
Wondo Genet College of Forestry
Wollega University Nekemte
Wollo University Kombolcha
Zion Technology and Business College


  1. ^ "Africa" (PDF). Directory of Development Organizations, 2011. Netherlands: DoenDenkers. 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2013.

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GT College Principlas Health and Business College, Place. Addis Ababa or Adama Ethiopia. Private College.

EPUC Ethiopian Police University College, Place. Sendafa, Established as Abadina Police College in 1946