Dambi Dollo University (DaDU) was officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education in 2007 E.C and began teaching- learning process in 2010.The University was founded by Proclamation of house of ministers No 916/2008 article 39 as well as Higher Education Proclamation No 650/2001 article 5(1). The University is located around Dambi Dollo town, which is 645 km away from Addis Ababa. It is situated on an area of 135 hectares.
Today, DaDU is engaged in the provision of quality education, research and community services. The University, though in its infantry stage, has been making remarkable and diverse progress within two years in training, research, and services provision since its establishment. Now, the University is teaching around 3, 750 undergraduate and postgraduate students. By employing 772 both academic and administrative staffs, it is accomplishing all duties and responsibility to realize the targeted vision and mission.