Wachemo University Announcement

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Wachemo University Announcement

Ethiopia Hossana

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Wachemo University (WCU) is one of the public higher educational institutions, which was found in 2009. It is located 230 km southwest of Addis Ababa, at Hosanna town in the area of over 200 hectares.

The University commenced its function in 2012 admitting 538 students in 12 departments under 4 faculties. Currently, the University has admitted over 18,000 students in regular and continuing education programs in 48 departments under 6 Colleges, namely 1) Engineering and Technology, 2) Natural and Computational Sciences, 3) Medicine and Health Sciences, 4) Agricultural Sciences, 5) Business and Economics, and 6) Social Sciences and Humanities. In addition to these, the university has launched 4 new programs at MSc level in 2016/17 academic year.

Wachemo University is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service for the benefit of the citizens of Ethiopia and the world, and is dedicated to the discovery, development, communication, and application of knowledge in a wide range of academic and professional fields; it provides the highest quality programs gearing towards developing new understandings through research and creativity, and it also prepares students to assume roles in leadership, responsibility, and service to the society and the country at large.


Being one of the nine newly established universities that started their work in 2004 E.C, his Excellency Prime Minster Meles Zenawi laid down its cornerstone at Hossana in February 2001 E.C