List of Universities in Tanzania


In attempt to develop higher education in Tanzania, it’s government has undertaken a project aimed at investigating factors that facilitate or impede participation in the country’s higher education sector and examine the different approaches taken by state and private providers to widening participation.

EUCLIDE (Euclid University)

EUCLID, also called Pôle Universitaire Euclide is an international intergovernmental organization with a university charter established in 2008 and headquartered in The Gambia.

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This is a list of universities and colleges in Tanzania. The country has 27 universities (11 public and 16 private (Osuvat simon mollel) and 15 University colleges (4 public and 11 private).

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

Public universities

University of Dar es Salaam
University of Dodoma
The Open University of Tanzania
Ardhi University
State University of Zanzibar
Mzumbe University
Sokoine University of Agriculture
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology
University of Dodoma
Katavi University of Agriculture
Mbeya University of Science and Technology
Moshi Co-operative University

Private universities

Hubert Kairuki Memorial University
International Medical and Technological University
Tumaini University Makumira
St. Augustine University of Tanzania
Zanzibar University
Mount Meru University
University of Arusha
Teofilo Kisanji University
Muslim University of Morogoro
St. John’s University of Tanzania
University of Bagamoyo
Eckernforde Tanga University
Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences
St. Joseph University In Tanzania
United African University of Tanzania
Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University
Tanzania International University
University of Iringa

Public university colleges

University College of Education Zanzibar
Dar es Salaam University College of Education
Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies
Mkwawa University College of Education
Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy

Private university colleges

Kampala International University Dar es Salaam College
Mwenge University College of Education
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College
Ruaha Catholic University
St. Francis University College of Health and Allied Sciences
St. Joseph University College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
St. Joseph University College of Information and Technology
St. Joseph University College of Management and Commerce
Stefano Moshi Memorial University College
Stella Maris Mtwara University College
Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College
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