Ahfad University for Women

country rank  4
world rank  7137

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Ahfad University for Women is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Omdurman (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Khartoum. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, Ahfad University for Women (AUW) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) women only higher education institution. Ahfad University for Women (AUW) 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 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Sudanese higher education organization a least selective institution. AUW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

جامعة الأحفاد للبنات

Acronym
AUW

Founded
1966

Motto
Women's Education Since 907

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University Location

Address
PO Box 167
Omdurman (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Khartoum Sudan

T +249 (187) 553 363

F +249 (187) 579 111

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does 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 Ahfad University for Women's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Women Only

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

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

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 80-90%

Admission Office
Arda Street
Omdurman
+249 (187) 455964
(187) 553363


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 Ahfad University for Women'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 Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 400-499

Control Type
Control Type Private

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 Go to Ahfad University for Women's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Ahfad University for Women 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
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan


Year of first Accreditation
1995



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 Ahfad University for Women 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

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Site last updated: Thursday, 14 December 2017