Dodoma City is located in the centre of the country (6°10’23’’S; 35°44’31’’E), 455 km west of the former capital, Dar es Salaam; and 441 km south of Arusha City, the cradle of the East African Community.
It is also 259 km north of Iringa Municipality through Mtera. The City covers an area of 2,669 km2 of which 625 km2 is urbanised.
Dodoma features a semi-arid climate with relatively warm temperatures throughout the year. Although average maximums are consistent throughout the year, average minimums drop to 13°C in July. The average annual precipitation is 570 mm, most of which occurs during the wet season between November and April, with the remainder of the year comprising dry season.
The University of Dodoma (UDOM) is located at Chimwaga area about 8 kilometers East of Dodoma town center. The University is within Dodoma District and covers an area of about 15,000 acres (6,000 hectares). The site has a very prominent view as it is situated on a hilly area.
The University of Dodoma was formally established in March 2007 following the signing of the Charter by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania. The first academic programmes commenced in September 2007. The University has been designed on a seven campus college mode each of which is semi-autonomous.
In its structure, the seven colleges are:
- College of Education
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- College of Informatics and Virtual Education
- College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
- College of Health Sciences
- College of Earth Sciences
- College of Business Studies and Law
The broad objective of establishing UDOM is “To create in Tanzania a place where knowledge will be transferred from one generation to another; a place where through relevant teaching and learning processes, human capital vested with knowledge and skills for economic development of Tanzania will be produced; and a place where through relevant research, the frontiers of knowledge will be advanced and provide solutions to the people’s sufferings”.
Six core values will guide UDOM in accomplishing its Vision, Mission, and Functions.
Excellence – UDOM will observe quality in all academic pursuits including teaching, research, and public services by ensuring that standards are adhered to, and quality control and assurance mechanisms are institutionalised and maintained.
Accountability and Transparency – UDOM management will observe openness, teamwork, participation, liableness, and answerability in making decisions and implementation of all activities.
Moral standards and integrity – UDOM community will uphold and observe accuracy, professional ethics, honesty, corporate social responsibility, and human respect in all its undertakings.
Innovation – In performing the activities related to its core functions, UDOM will attempt to be creative, up to date, and cherish novelty.
Equity – UDOM is an equal opportunity institution.
Partnerships – UDOM will work closely with its stakeholders who include students, staff, Government institutions, NGOs, Civil Society groups, service providers, development partners, and other learning institutions, both within and outside the country.
How to apply Undergraduate programmes at UDOM
Instructions on how to apply for various Undergraduate programmes at UDOM
STAGE 1: REGISTRATION FOR AN ADMISSION ACCOUNT:
Register for an account in our system through the button (REGISTRATION) at the UNDERGRADUATE tab
To register for an account in the admission system you will need to supply the following details:
- First name
- Email Address
- Mobile Telephone Number
- To finalize registration you will need to put in a password of your choice that you will use whenever you wish to log into the admission system.
- Lastly, fill in the characters captcha as will be shown in the page, i.e. Captcha then click register button at the bottom to register for an account.
If you are successfully registered, then the system will send an email to your email address, please log into your email account to activate your admission account.
Use the link sent into your email to log into our Admission system.
At this stage. Your username is: Your email address
Your Password is: the password you supplied
STAGE 2: MAKE APPLICATION:
When you are successfully logged into your account you will find notification that your account is successfully activated (please open the notification)
Click at My Application button to start application
You will be presented with four steps to finish the application
Step 1: MY PROFILE
Chose application category:
Write names as they appear in your secondary certificates
Sex, Country of Citizenship and Disability Type if any
Step 2: APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT
Non-refundable Application Fees are :
Local Students: TZS. 10,000.00 (Ten Thousand only) for bachelor degrees
Local Students: TZS. 20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand only) for Diploma and Certificate Programmes
Foreign Students USD. 45.00 (forty five US Dollar only)
For Tanzanians: use the reference number shown in admission system to pay application fee by using mobile money services ie. Mpesa, Tigo Pesa, Airtel Money, etc.
Foreign Applicants: application fee is payable using the SWIFT code: NLCBTZTX through A/C Number: 012105005554, University of Dar es Salaam, NBC Bank, Samora Branch.
Payment procedures of application fee for local students using mobile money services are detailed below:
Use the reference number and the amount shown there after getting control number , to pay application fee by using mobile money services ie. Mpesa, Tigo Pesa, Airtel Money etc
Application Fee Payment Details:
For those with Vodacom Number,
Open your mpesa by dialling *150*00#
Then chose 4 LIPA kwa M-Pesa
Then chose 4 Weka namba ya kampuni
Then Business number/Namba ya kampuni: 888999
The Reference number/ number ya kumbukumbu ya malipo: take from your Admission system account at the make payment button
The reference number is shown in red colour: eg.Reference no 99143XXXXXXX
For those with Tigo Number,
Open your Tigo-Pesa Number dialling *150*01#
Then chose 4 LIPA Bili, PAY bill
Then chose 3 Weka namba ya kampuni
Then Business number/Namba ya kampuni: 888999
Then Reference number/ number ya kumbukumbu ya malipo: take from your Admission system account at the make payment button
The reference number is shown in red colour: eg.Reference no 99143XXXXXX
For those with Airtel Number,
Airtel Money Number dialling *150*60#
Then chose 5 Lipia bili
Then chose 4 Weka namba ya kampuni
Then Business number/Namba ya kampuni ni: 888999
The Reference number/ number ya kumbukumbu ya malipo: take from your Admission system account at the make payment button, the reference number is shown in red colour: eg. Reference no: 99143XXXXXXX
After payment, the system will automatically update and allow you to proceed to step3
Step 3: ACCADEMIC QUALIFICATION
For Direct Entry applicants with both form IV and VI results from NECTA Add index number and year and choose level. Example:
Index no: S0110/0092/2014 level O-LEVEL
Then click add sitting Index no:S0110/0088/2017 level A-LEVEL
Then click add sitting if you have multiple sittings then you can add all sittings that you wish to be considered in the selection process.
For Equivalent applicants with form IV results from NECTA Add index number and year and choose level Then upload your Diploma certificates in the system in PDF format
For applicants with foreign certificates, you will need to put results in the system and upload certificates in PDF format
Step 4: PROGRAMME CHOICES
Choose from the List of available Programmes and the application choice number.
Note: choose the programmes in the selected List and if you put choice 1, means that is your first choice, the second is your second choice…etc. the selection proces will also consider your choice priorities
The application window will open on 31 August 2021. However, keep on visiting this webpage for updates >
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