University of Kelaniya

country rank 3
world rank 3488

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University Overview

Established in 1959, University of Kelaniya is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kelaniya (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Province. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, University of Kelaniya is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kelaniya 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 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. University of Kelaniya also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

කැළණිය විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය

Founded
1959

Motto
?????? ?????????? Self-purification is by insight

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University Location

Address
Dalugama
Kelaniya (population range: 50,000-249,999)
11600 Western Province Sri Lanka

T +94 (11) 291 1391

F +94 (11) 291 3857

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
Dalugama
Kelaniya 11600
+94


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 600-699

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka


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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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Online Courses

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