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University of Kufa

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Established in 1987, the University of Kufa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kufa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Najaf. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Iraq, University of Kufa (UoK) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Iraqi higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Kufa (UoK) 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 37-year-old Iraqi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this Iraqi higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UoK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


University of Kufa's Control Typepublic


University of Kufa's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Kufa' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


University of Kufa's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة الكوفة
Acronym UoK
Founded 1987
Colours Green
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University Location

Address 29CG+62H
University of Kufa's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Kufa Phone Number +964 (33) 340 952
University of Kufa Fax Number +964

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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 University of Kufa'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 University of Kufa'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 University of Kufa'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 University of Kufa.

University of Kufa: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Kufa's admission information.

University of Kufa's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Kufa's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Kufa's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

University of Kufa's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

University of Kufa's Admission Office Admission Office

University of Kufa
Najaf 00964
(33) 340952

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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

University of Kufa's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Kufa has an enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

University of Kufa's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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

University of Kufa's Control Type Control Type

University of Kufa is a public higher education institution.

University of Kufa's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Kufa is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Kufa's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

University of Kufa's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.

University of Kufa is Islamic Religious Affiliation

University of Kufa has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

University of Kufa's Library University Library

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University of Kufa's Housing University Housing

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

University of Kufa Housing Offering:

  • Both on-campus and off-campus dormitories are available.
  • Accommodation is available for both genders.
  • For more information, visit

University of Kufa's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

University of Kufa offers a variety of sport activities and facilities through its dedicated faculty for sport studies:

  • Football ground
  • Stadiums
  • Tracks

University Services

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

University of Kufa's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Kufa provides the following financial aids:

  • Student scholarships for international students
  • No tuition fees for local students as the university follows a non-profit policy for them

University of Kufa's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

University of Kufa's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

University of Kufa's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Kufa's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

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.

University of Kufa's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Kufa is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Iraq

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Kufa's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Magna Charta Universitatum

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

University of Kufa's Facebook page University of Kufa's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Kufa's X (formerly Twitter) page University of Kufa's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Kufa's YouTube channel University of Kufa's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Kufa's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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