Paktia University

country rank  33
world rank  12546

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Founded in 2004, Paktia University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Gardez (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Paktia. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan, Paktia University (PU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Afghan higher education institution. Paktia University (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old Afghan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Afghan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. PU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name دانشگاه پکتيا
Acronym PU
Founded 2004

University Location

Address Tera New City, Biland Manzal
Tel +93 (20) 220 0239
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 50-60%
Admission Office Tera new city, biland manzal, Gardez, Paktia, Afghanistan.
Biland Manazal 55

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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