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General Admission Process

Who Can Apply?

Admission into the University is open to any student desiring quality education and who is willing to abide by or cooperate with the policies of the University, and be comfortable within its atmosphere. Click here for more info on the admission criteria.

Where to Apply?

All applications should be done directly to The University. Please click here for more information on admission process.

All inquiries about admission should be addressed to:

The Directorate of Undergraduate Programs and Academic Records (DUPAR)
The University of Arusha
P.O. Box 7, Usa-River Arusha, Tanzania
Phone: +255 27 254 000 0 or +255 27 254 000 3
Fax: +255 27 254 000 4
E-mail: admission@uoa.ac.tz
Website: www.uoa.ac.tz

The prospective applicant should make a formal application on an official form available in this website. The completed forms, accompanied with certified copies of transcripts, certificates, diplomas, birth certificates and other relevant documents must reach the Office of Admission two months prior to the starting of the semester for which admission is sought.

The Admissions Committee acts only on those applications that are complete with all supporting documents. Only those applicants who meet the academic requirements of the University, express willingness to comply with its policies and regulations, and have demonstrated sponsorship will be considered for admission. New students are admitted only in October and March of every academic year.

Documents Submitted for Admission

Transcripts of credits and all documents which are submitted by a student seeking admission to the University become the property of the University of Arusha and are kept in the students' permanent files. Certified copies are acceptable if the student wishes to keep the originals, but they must be presented at the time of registration, and at any other time as may be required by the Registrar or other officials of the University.

A complete application packet consists of the following documents and should be submitted to the Office of Admission:
1. Application form
2. Original bank slip for application fee
3. Copies of certificates
4. Releasing letter from formal institution
5. Official academic record