Iqra University

country rank  42
world rank  6387

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University Overview

Established in 1998, Iqra University is a private higher education institution located in the metropolis of Karachi (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sindh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Islamabad, Quetta. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Iqra University (IU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Iqra University (IU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name اقرا یونیورسٹی
Acronym IU
Founded 1998
Motto We are what we consistently do; excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. (Aristotle)

University Location

Address Defence View, Shaheed-e-Millat Road
Karachi (population range: over 5,000,000)
75500 Sindh
T +92 (21) 111 264 264
F +92 (21) 589 4806
Other locations Islamabad, Quetta

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Iqra University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Sindh
  • Pakistan Engineering Council PEC
  • National Computing Education Accreditation Council NCEAC

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020