Unusual in Growth and Composition: Ethiopian Private Higher Education

Wondwosen Tamrat, Daniel Levy


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.


Ethiopia; private higher education; enrollment

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.90.10003



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