Jagannath University

country rank  25
world rank  6858

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Jagannath University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Jagannath University (JNU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Jagannath University (JNU) 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 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name জগন্নাথ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym JNU
Founded 2005 Origins date back to 1858
Motto Education, Faith, Discipline
Colours Red

University Location

Address Johnson Road
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1100 Dhaka
T +880 (41) 302 0500
F +880 (41) 302 0538

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Johnson Road
Dhaka 1100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Jagannath University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019