Kandahar University

country rank  28
world rank  12350

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Kandahar University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Kandahar (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan, Kandahar University (KU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Afghan higher education institution. Kandahar University (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old Afghan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Afghan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name دانشگاه قندهار
Acronym KU
Founded 1991

University Location

Tel +93 (77) 730 8325
Fax +93

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office District 9, Near to New Adgha
Kandahar City 3801

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021