All public universities in Tanzania

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
002 University of Dodoma UDOM 2007 2007 - Dodoma
003 The Open University of Tanzania OUT 1992 1992 Dar es Salaam
004 Institute of Accountancy Arusha IAA - - - Arusha
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
014 Sokoine University of Agriculture SUA 1984 - 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
027 Moshi Co-operative University MoCU 1963 2014 Moshi university college of cooperative and business studies(MUCCOBS) Kilimanjaro

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