University of Kordofan

country rank  20
world rank  9526

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University Overview

Established in 1990, University of Kordofan is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of El-Obeid (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Kordofan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan, University of Kordofan (UOFKORD) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kordofan (UOFKORD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Sudanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة كردفان
Founded 1990
Motto Say: Lord, increase me in knowledge
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Khortaggat Street
El-Obeid (population range: 50,000-249,999)
51111 North Kordofan
T +249 (611) 45376
F +249 (611) 823 108

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Kordofan University
El-Obied 51111
+249 611823108

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sudan

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019