The university has a number of hostels at MC and SMC that cater for undergraduate and postgraduate accommodation needs. Currently, the university facilities have a carrying capacity of 3,614 students. These facilities are managed by Sokoine University of Agriculture Students Accommodation Bureau (SUASAB).


SUASAB accommodation space division.

 

S/N

Campus/Hostel

Capacity

Total

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

1

Main Campus

756

36

792

2

New Hostels

1056

66

1122

3

Solomon Mahlangu Campus

1446

-

1446

4

Kihonda

254

-

254

TOTAL

3512

102

3614

 


Rates of accommodation payments

(a) Postgraduate Programmes

 Rooms are not shared.

 Accommodation fee is Tshs. 912,500.00 per student per year plus depreciation fee (non refundable) of TShs. 20,000.00. The total payment is TShs. 932,500.00 which is to be made in one installment.

 (b) Undergraduate and non-degree programmes

Rooms are shared by two to six students

 (i) First year

Accommodation fee is TShs. 86,940.00 per student per semester one plus depreciation fee (non-refundable) of Tshs. 10,000.00. The total payment is TShs. 96,940.00 for main campus hostels, new hostels and Solomon Mahlangu Campus.

  • Accommodation fee for Kihonda hostel is TShs. 43,470.00 per student per semester one plus depreciation fee (non refundable) of TShs. 10,000.00. The total payment is

TShs. 53,470.00

                       (ii) Continuing and finalists 

Accommodation fee is TShs. 82,530.00 per student per semester one for main campus hostels, New hostels and Solomon Mahlangu.

  • Accommodation fee for Kihonda hostel is TShs. 41,265.00 per student per semester one.


NB: All payments must be made in advance through CRDB Account No. 01J1076769835. Make sure your full name, Registration number, hostel and room number appear on bank pay-in-slip.


However, to avoid inconveniences no student is allowed to pay accommodation fee before being registered at the University and following other logistics as shall be directed by the SUASAB.


Accommodation during long vacation

1. Field Practical

(i) Local students: Tshs. 1,250.00 per day per bed

(ii) Visitors: Tshs. 1,350.00 per day per bed

  1. Probation examination: Tshs. 630.00 per day per bed.

  2. Seminars, conference, games and sports: Tshs. 6,000.00 per day per bed.