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University of Kufa

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world rank

6698

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Overview

Established in 1987, University of Kufa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Kufa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Najaf. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Kufa (UoK) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Kufa (UoK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Iraqi higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UoK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name جامعة الكوفة
Acronym UoK
Founded 1987
Colours Green
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Location


Address
Kufa
Najaf
Iraq
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Telephone +964 (33) 340952
Telefax +964
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Kufa for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Kufa's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office University of Kufa
Najaf 00964
Phone +964 (33) 340952
+9647801196814

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Kufa's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Kufa for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq


Year of first Accreditation

1987



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Kufa as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Arabic University Unions


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