General Information As of April 1, 2014

  • Established in May 2000 by the Government of Ethiopia (Council of Ministers, Regulations No. 61/1999 of Article 3) as an autonomous higher education institution.
  • 6 Campuses Endayesus (Main Campus) , Adihaki, Ayder, Kalamino, Aynalem and Quiha
  • 7 Colleges, 8 Institutes and 2 Schools
  • 1739 full-time Academic staff members
  • 26747 undergraduate students and 2052 graduate students

Colleges Institutes & Schools As of April 1, 2014

  • 7 Colleges with 50 Departments
  • College of Dryland Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Health Science, College of Veterinary, College of Social Sciences and Languages (CSSL), College of Natural and computational Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Law and Governance


  • 8 Institutes with 23 Departments
  • Ethiopian Institute of Technology - Mekelle(EiT-M), Institute of Paleo-environment and Heritage Conservation, Institute of Pedagogical Sciences (IPS), Institute of Geo-information and Earth Observation Sciences, Institute of Climate and Society (ICS), Institute of Gender, Environment and Development Studies (IGEDS), Institute of Water and Environment (IWE), Mekelle Institute of Technology (MIT)


  • School of Medicine and School of Law

StudentsAs of April 1, 2013

  • Number of Enrolled Students  28799
  • Undergraduate Students 26747
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 2052
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 

Number of International Students

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students in Master’s Program
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program

University Budget Budget for 2013, Unit: Million ETB

  • University Budget 
  • Donations

Library Holdings As of May 31, 2013

  • Books (including e-books)
  • Periodicals & Newspapers
  • Non-book Materials