Independent University, Bangladesh

country rank  11
world rank  6099

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Independent University, Bangladesh is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chittagong. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name ইনডিপেন্ডেন্ট বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym IUB
Founded 1993
Motto Teacheth Man That Which He Knew Not
Colours Saffron, blue and purple

University Location

Address Plot 16, Block B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road, Bashundhara R/A
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1221 Dhaka
Bangladesh
T +880 (2) 8431645-53
F +880 (2) 843 1991
Other locations Chittagong

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Plot 16, Block B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road, Bashundhara R/A
Dhaka 1212
+880 (2) 8431645-53 Ext 1350

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Independent University, Bangladesh's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission of Bangladesh


Year of first Accreditation
1993

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018