Karunya University

country rank  42
world rank  2410

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University Overview

Founded in 1986, Karunya University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Coimbatore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Karunya University (KU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Karunya University (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 32 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name कारुण्या विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym KU
Founded 1986
Motto Arise and Shine
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Karunya Nagar
Coimbatore (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
641 114 Tamil Nadu
India
T +91 (422) 261 4300
F +91 (422) 261 5615

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Admissions Office, Karunya University, Karunya Nagar
Coimbatore 641 114
+91 (422) 261 4440
(422) 261 4441

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Karunya University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
2004


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018