Addis Ababa is a highly developing city in Ethiopia. Education in Addis Ababa is one of the prime concerns of the City Administration. The mayor of the city has agreed to the fact that the standard of education in Addis Ababa has to be increased and improved considerably. With development, the educational facilities in the city will also improve. Addis Ababa does not have many schools and universities. However, there are plans of setting up new schools, colleges and universities in the city using the most modern infrastructure.
There are some public schools in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that try to impart quality education to the students enrolled in them. Apart from the schools, Addis Ababa University in the city imparts education to the students at the higher level.
Established in 1950, the university was initially called the “University College of Addis Ababa”.The university was renamed in 1962, when Emperor Haile Selassie gave his palace to be made into the university main campus. However, the present name was given to the university in 1975. The university has seven campuses, six of which are located in Addis Ababa. However, there are many branches of the university in the other cities of Ethiopia.
There are also many private colleges in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Some of the popular private colleges are as follows:
- Ethiopian Civil Service College
- Admas College
- Unity University College