Unusual in Growth and Composition: Ethiopian Private Higher Education

  • Wondwosen Tamrat
  • Daniel Levy
Keywords: Ethiopia, private higher education, enrollment

Abstract

Ethiopia’s private higher education (PHE) sector is the largest or second largest in sub-Saharan Africa, however a mix of enabling and restrictive policies have let PHE play a limited role in key respects. This article surveys the current landscape and asks important questions regarding the future of PHE.

Author Biographies

Wondwosen Tamrat

Wondwosen Tamrat is associate professor and founder-president of St. Mary’s University, Ethiopia.
 

Daniel Levy

Daniel Levy is SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Educational Policy & Leadership, University at Albany, US.

Published
2017-06-06
How to Cite
Tamrat, W., & Levy, D. (2017). Unusual in Growth and Composition: Ethiopian Private Higher Education. International Higher Education, (90), 19-21. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.90.10003
Section
Africa Focus: Ethiopia and Uganda