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Fayoum University

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world rank  6535

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Founded in 2005, the Fayoum University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Faiyum (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt, Fayoum University (FYM) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Egyptian higher education institution. Fayoum University (FYM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 19-year-old Egyptian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Egyptian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. FYM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Fayoum University's Control Typepublic


Fayoum University's Entity Typenon-profit


Fayoum University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Fayoum University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة الفيوم
Acronym FYM
Founded 2005
Colours Maroon
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University Location

Address University Zone
63514 Faiyum
Fayoum University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Fayoum University Phone Number +20 (84) 638 0696
Fayoum University Fax Number +20 (84) 633 4031

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Fayoum University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Fayoum University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Fayoum University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Fayoum University.

Fayoum University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Fayoum University's admission information.

Fayoum University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Fayoum University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Fayoum University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Fayoum University's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Fayoum University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Fayoum University's Admission Office Admission Office

Fayoum University
Fayoum 63514
(84) 637 7064

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Fayoum University.

Fayoum University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Fayoum University has an enrollment range of 40,000-44,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Fayoum University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,500-2,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Fayoum University's Control Type Control Type

Fayoum University is a public higher education institution.

Fayoum University's Entity Type Entity Type

Fayoum University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Fayoum University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Fayoum University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Fayoum University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Fayoum University's main facilities:

Fayoum University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Fayoum University's Library

Fayoum University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Fayoum University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Fayoum University's main services:

Fayoum University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Fayoum University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Fayoum University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Fayoum University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Fayoum University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Fayoum University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Fayoum University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • Supreme Council of Universities (SCU)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Fayoum University's Facebook page Fayoum University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Fayoum University's X (formerly Twitter) page Fayoum University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Fayoum University's YouTube channel Fayoum University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

Fayoum University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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