University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Fees Structure 2019/2020

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UDSM Fees Structure 2019/2020 | Official University of Dar es Salaam school fees schedule for 2019/2020 academic year.

The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) school fees structure for new & returning students for the 2019/2020 academic year has been released by the management.

University of Dar es Salaam Fees Structure 2019/2020

UDSM Fees Structure

Below Is the official University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Fees schedule 209/2020 to be paid by each Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Degree, Bachelors, Certificate, Distance Education, Diploma, Short Course and MBA programmes student respectively for the 2020/2021 academic

The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) fees booklet covers tuition, course material, residential fees, accommodation fees, textbooks, account number, quotation, fee summary, fees statement, examination fees, and other fees charge 2020/2021.

The following policies and procedures are applicable to all students who officially register for programmes at the University of Dar es Salaam. The Institute reserves the right to change fees without prior notice. However, fee changes are subject to approval by the Governing Council and we will update it ASAP.

  • NOTE: The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Online Admission Application Form 2020, Courses Offered, Academic Calendar, Almanac, Prospectus pdf download, Booking Form, Registration Form Dates, Admission Entry Requirements, Open Day, Application Fees & online application form closing date-deadline for the 2020/2021 academic year is available here on

Official University of Dar es Salaam Fees For 2019/2020

The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Tuition and fees schedule have been successfully uploaded online.

UDSM Undergraduate Fees

At the beginning of the academic year, all students will be required to produce evidence of sponsorship by the Government or any other organizations, otherwise they will be expected to pay full tuition and University fees (or the portion not covered by the sponsor) by the beginning of the term/semester before they can be permitted to use the University facilities. All local payments for fees should be by Bankers Cheques payable to the Bursar, University of Dar es Salaam or by other acceptable modes with approval of the Bursar. All payments must be receipted. The following Table depicts Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and Non-Tanzanian Nationals:

Tuition Fees for Tanzanian and Non-Tanzanian Nationals

Cluster Tuition fees for Tanzanian Nationals (TZS) Tuition fees for full-time year for Non- Tanzanian Nationals (USD) Hosting Academic Unit Degree/Programme
1 1,000,000 2,100 CoSS, CoHU, DUCE, MUCE BA in Heritage Management, Music, Art and Design, Theatre Arts, Film and Television Language Studies, Literature, Philosophy and Ethics, Anthropology, History, Statistics, Psychology, Bachelor of Arts with Education, Bachelor of Education in Arts


IDS, IKS Development Studies, Kiswahili
SoEd BEd in Adult & Community Education, Commerce, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Physical Education and Sports.
2 1,100,000 2,700 CoET BSc in Geomatics, Quantity Surveying
3 1,300,000 2,700 CoSS, Library, CoHU BA in Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Economics, Political Science and Public Administration, Sociology, Economics & Statistics, Bachelor of Social Work, BA Library and Information Studies
SJMC BA in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations and Advertising
SoEd, DUCE, MUCE Bachelor of Education (BEed) in Science, BSc with Education
UDBS BCommerce (except Accounting)
CoET All programmes (except Geomatics and Quantity Surveying)
CoNAS All programmes
IMS, MCHAS B.Sc. Marine Sciences, B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering
CoAF All Programmes
UDSoL BA in Law Enforcement
4 1,500,000 3,500 UDBS
BCommerce (Accounting)
BSc in Electronic Science and Communication, BSc in Computer Science, BSc in Computer Engineering and Information Technology, and BSc in Telecommunication Engineering, B.Sc. with Computer Science, BSc in Business Information Technology, BSc in Electronics Engineering
5 1,800,000 5,672 MCHAS Doctor of Medicine


UDSM Postgraduate Fees

Direct University Costs
Cost Item Tanzanian Students Amount in TZS Non-Tanzanian Students (USD)
Application fee (paid once during application) 50,000 50
Student Union 20,000 15
Registration 20,000 15
Caution Money 50,000 50
Student ID 5,000 5
TCU fee 20,000 20







Direct Student Costs (Payable directly to the student per year)

*Cost for thesis production shall be paid to students in the final year.

Cost Item Tanzanian Students Non Tanzanian Students
PGD (TZS) Masters (TZS) PhD (TZS) PGD (US$) Masters (TZS) PhD (TZS)
Stationery 100,000 200,000 200,000 65 125 125
Books 350,000 500,000 500,000 220 315 315
Stipend 6,000,000 6,000,000 7,200,000 3,780 3,780 4,560
Thesis Production* 0 350,000 500,000 0 220 315
Independent Study/ 500,000 0 0 500 0 0
Practical Training/
Research Paper/ Teaching
Practice for PGDE
Total 6,950,000 7,050,000 8,400,000 4,565 4,440 5,315











Research Funds

College/School/Institute Tanzanian Students (In Tshs) Non – Tanzanian Students (In US $)
Masters Ph.D. Masters Ph.D.
CoET, CoNAS & IMS 10,000,000 20,000,000 6,310 12,615
CoICT 5,000,000 15,000,000 3,155 9,460
UDSE, IKS, SJMC, CoSS, CoHu, IDS, IRA, UDSoL, UDBS, MUCE & DUCE 4,000,000 12,000,000 2,525 7,570








Clarification on Research Funds:

  1. For Master Programmes, the amount shown is paid once.
  2. For Ph.D. by Coursework and Dissertation, the amount shown is paid in the third or fourth year of study during the research phase.
  3. For Ph.D. by thesis, the amount shown covers three years of study.

NB: The tuition fee for each programme has been indicated in the respective academic unit offering that programme. It is also worth to note that Short-Term and Occasional Students shall pay their fees pro-rata, in accordance with what is prescribed for regular postgraduate students

For full quotation information, inquiries and break down of fee options, You contact the institution by visiting the official University of Dar es Salaam campus or website/portal.

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