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Aga Khan University

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world rank 2522

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Aga Khan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Karachi (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sindh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam, London. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aga Khan University (AKU) 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 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 70-80% making this Pakistani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AKU 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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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

AKU

Founded

1983

Colours

Green and white

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University Location

Address

Stadium Road, PO Box 3500
Karachi (population range: over 5,000,000)
74800 Sindh Pakistan

Telehone

+92 (21) 3493 0051

Telefax

+92 (21) 3493 4294

Other locations

Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam, London

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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 Aga Khan University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)

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

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University 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office

Stadium Road, PO Box 3500
Karachi 74800+92 (21) 3493 0051

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Aga Khan University'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 1,000-1,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Continuous

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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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 Aga Khan University 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

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation

1983


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC)



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 Aga Khan University 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

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)


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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017