Founded 2000 following merger of Awassa College of Agriculture (ACA), Dilla College of Teachers Education and Health Sciences (DCTEHS) and Wondo Genet College of Forestry (WGCF). Previously known as Debub University. Acquired present title 2006.
Accreditation: Ministry of Education
- Academic year: September to June
- Requirements: Secondary school leaving certificate
- Students allowance: Co-ed