Nile Valley University

country rank  16
world rank  10449

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University Overview

Established in 1990, Nile Valley University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Khartoum (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Atbara. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Sudan, Nile Valley University (NVU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Sudanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Nile Valley University (NVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 30 years old Sudanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Sudanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NVU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name جامعة وادي النيل
Acronym NVU
Founded 1990
Colours White and green

University Location

Address PO Box 1843
11111 Khartoum
Tel +249 (211) 826 954
Fax +249 (211) 826 953
Other locations Atbara

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 1843
Atbara 1843
(211) 822544
(211) 826955

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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 Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Nile Valley University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Sudanese Universities (ASU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association Arab Universities (AArU)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021