Wollega University (WU), also known as Nekemte University, is a university in Nekemte, a town in the Western Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

Wollega University (Wallaga University of Applied Science)
TypePublic
Established2007
PresidentDr. Hasen Yusuf Mohammed
Location,
Oromia Region
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Ethiopia
Websitewww.wollegauniversity.edu.et

Description

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WU started out with 1600 students. According to the UCBP, it currently has 4,048 pupils.[1][2] Wollega is found in western part of Oromia. The institution features 32 departments, with additional facilities planned. Wollega University also provides medical laboratory science training.[3] After renovations, the institution is expected to accommodate 12,000 students.

At present, Wollega University runs 82 undergraduate, 45 graduate programs and 5 PhD programs in the three campuses.

Undergraduate programs

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Postgraduate programs

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Campuses

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Currently Wollega University has three campuses: Wollega University Nekemte Campus (Main Campus) located in East Wollega Zone, Gimbi Campus (College of Social Sciences, Natural & Environmental Sciences) located in West Wollega Zone, and Shambu Campus (College of Agricultural Sciences) located in Horo Guduru Welega Zone. From these respective campuses on 29 may 2013, 2492 students with various field of studies both in 1st and 2nd degree have graduated.

Science, Technology and Arts Research Journal

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Science, Technology and Arts Research (STAR) Journal (ISSN 2226-7522 (Print) and ISSN 2305-3372 (Online)) is an international, open access, online, print, peer-reviewed and quarterly publishing journal in all fields of science, technology and arts on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. STAR Journal is an official international journal of Wollega University.

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