List of universities and colleges in Tanzania

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This is a list of universities and colleges in Tanzania. The country has 26 universities (10 public and 16 private) and 15 University colleges (4 public and 11 private).[1]

Universities and University Colleges are regulated by the Tanzania Commission for Universities.

Public universities[edit]

Reg. No. Institution Acronym Founded University status Former name(s) Region
001 University of Dar es Salaam UDSM 1961 1970 University College, Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam
001 University of Mbeya UM 1961 1970 University College, Mbeya Soweto
002 Sokoine University of Agriculture SUA 1965 1984 Faculty of Agriculture, UDSM Morogoro
003 The Open University of Tanzania OUT 1992 1992 Dar es Salaam
004 Ardhi University AU 1956 2007 Ardhi Institute and UCLAS Dar es Salaam
010 State University of Zanzibar SUZA 1999 1999 Zanzibar Urban
011 Mzumbe University MU 1975 2001 Institute of Development Management Morogoro
015 Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS 1963 2007 Dar es Salaam School of Medicine and MUCHS Dar es Salaam
016 Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology NM–AIST 2009 2010 Arusha
019 University of Dodoma UDOM 2007 2007 Dodoma
025 Katavi University of Agriculture KUA Katavi
026 Mbeya University of Science and Technology MUST 1986 2012/13 Mbeya Technical College and MIST Mbeya

Private universities[edit]

Reg. No. Institution Acronym Founded Affiliation Former name(s) Region
005 Hubert Kairuki Memorial University HKMU 1997 MMHEN Mikocheni International University Dar es Salaam
006 International Medical and Technological University IMTU 1997 VEF Dar es Salaam
007 Tumaini University Makumira TUMA 1997 Lutheran Lutheran Theological College Makumira Arusha
008 St. Augustine University of Tanzania SAUT 2002 Catholic Nyegezi Social Training Institute Mwanza
009 Zanzibar University ZU 2002 Islamic Zanzibar Urban
012 Mount Meru University MMU 2005 Baptist International Baptist Theological Seminary of Eastern Africa Arusha
013 University of Arusha UoA 2006 Seventh-day Adventist Tanzania Adventist College Arusha
014 Teofilo Kisanji University TEKU 2007 Moravian Mbeya
017 Muslim University of Morogoro MUM 2004 Islamic Morogoro
018 St. John's University of Tanzania SJUT 2007 Anglican Dodoma
020 University of Bagamoyo UB 2010 TANLET and LHRC Dar es Salaam
021 Eckernforde Tanga University ETU 2010 Tanga
022 Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences CUHAS 1994 Catholic Mwanza
023 St. Joseph University In Tanzania SJUIT 2011 Catholic Dar es Salaam
024 United African University of Tanzania UAUT 2012 Korea Church Mission Dar es Salaam
027 Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University SEKOMU 2012 Lutheran Sebastian Kolowa University College Tanga
028 Tanzania International University TIU Dar es Salaam
030 University of Iringa UoI 1994 Lutheran Tumaini University Iringa

Public university colleges[edit]

Reg. No. Institution Acronym Founded Region
001 University College of Education Zanzibar UCEZ 1999 Zanzibar Urban
002 Dar es Salaam University College of Education DUCE 2005 Dar es Salaam
003 Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies MUCCOBS 2003 Kilimanjaro
004 Mkwawa University College of Education MUCE 2003 Iringa

Private university colleges[edit]

Reg. No. Institution Acronym Founded Region
005 Kampala International University Dar es Salaam College KIU-DAR 2008 Dar es Salaam
006 Mwenge University College of Education MWUCE 2003 Kilimanjaro
007 Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College KCMCo 2003 Kilimanjaro
008 Ruaha University College RUCO 2006 Iringa
009 St. Francis University College of Health and Allied Sciences SFUCHAS 2010 Morogoro
010 St. Joseph University College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology SJUCAST 2000 Ruvuma
011 St. Joseph University College of Information and Technology SJUCIT 2000 Ruvuma
012 St. Joseph University College of Management and Commerce SJUCMC 2000 Njombe
013 Stefano Moshi Memorial University College SMMUCO 2002 Kilimanjaro
016 Stella Maris Mtwara University College STEMMUCO 2009 Mtwara
015 Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College TUDARCO 2005 Dar es Salaam

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