Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)is the only Agricultural University and Second oldest public University in Tanzania.
The history of Sokoine University of Agriculture dates back to 1965 when it started as an Agricultural College offering diploma training in the discipline of agriculture.
SUA’s main research objective is to provide leadership in basic and applied research in order to generate science evidence knowledge and innovations that respond to contemporary and emerging needs. SUA thus emphasizes that research becomes linked to development and societal issues.
The university which is located in Morogoro Municipality has 3,350 hectares of land for training, research and production.
SUA offers 30 undergraduate and 45 postgraduate degree programmes. It also offers non-degree programmes including Certificates and Diplomas. The University has a total of 7228 student population of which 1553 are postgraduates, 5475 are undergraduate, 152 are diploma and 48 are certificates students.