Paññasastra University of Cambodia

country rank  5
world rank  8760

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University Overview

Established in 2000, Paññasastra University of Cambodia is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Phnom Penh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Battambang, Siem Reap. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Cambodia, Paññasastra University of Cambodia (PUC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Paññasastra University of Cambodia (PUC) 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 19 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Cambodian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name សកលវិទ្យាល័យបញ្ញាសាស្ត្រកម្ពុជា
Acronym PUC
Founded 2000
Motto Sila Samadhi Pañña
Morality, Mental Discipline, Wisdom
Colours Burgundy, blue and gold

University Location

Address 92-94, Sothearos Boulevard, Sangkat Chattumuk, Khan Daun Pen
Phnom Penh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
T +855 (23) 218 909
F +855 (23) 218 909
Other locations Battambang, Siem Reap

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 92-94, Sothearos Boulevard, Sangkat Chattumuk, Khan Daun Pen
Phnom Penh
+855 (17) 499 933

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Cambodia


Year of first Accreditation

2002

Memberships and Affiliations

  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019