Baidoa University is accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Education of the Southwest State of Somalia and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education of the Federal Republic of Somalia. The University received its accreditation from the Government of Somalia in 2005. The university is registered as private, non-profit higher education institution, serving for socio-economic development in Somalia especially in Southwest State Regions.Baidoa University (BU) is closely affiliated and has academic connections and collaborations with most credible higher education institutions in Somalia and others in the world.