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Bost University

country rank  25
world rank  12993

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Established in 2012, the Bost University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Lashkargah (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Helmand. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan, Bost University (BU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Afghan higher education institution. Bost University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 11-year-old Afghan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this Afghan higher education organization a least selective institution. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Bost University's Control Typeprivate


Bost University's Entity Typenon-profit


Bost University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Bost University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) د بست پوهنتون
Acronym BU
Founded 2012
Motto A step toward a brighter future
Colours Blue, white and brown
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University Location

Address Bost University Complex, Ningarhar Road
3901 Helmand
Bost University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Bost University Phone Number +93 708 300 728
Bost University Fax Number +93

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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 Bost University'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 Bost University'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 Bost University'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 Bost University.

Bost University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Bost University's admission information.

Bost University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Bost University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Bost University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Bost University's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Bost University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Bost University's Admission Office Admission Office

Bost University Building, Ningarhar Road
702 300 728

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

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

Bost University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Bost University has an enrollment range of 2,000-2,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Bost University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Bost University's Control Type Control Type

Bost University is a private higher education institution.

Bost University's Entity Type Entity Type

Bost University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Bost University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Bost University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Bost University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

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

Bost University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Bost University's Library

Bost University boasts a comprehensive library system that includes a Main Library catering to the entire university community and six specialized branch libraries, each dedicated to serving a specific department.

The Main Library at Bost University serves as the central hub of knowledge and resources for students and faculty from all disciplines. Additionally, there are six departmental branch libraries, strategically located to provide convenient access to subject-specific resources for students and faculty in various fields.

The university's library system offers a diverse range of resources, including an extensive Electronic Library that enables users to access digital and electronic books, journals, and other online materials. This digital repository provides convenient and up-to-date resources, enhancing the learning and research experience for all users.

In addition to its digital collection, the library system houses an impressive collection of over 8,000 physical books, carefully curated to support the academic needs of the university's diverse community. These physical resources offer valuable insights and in-depth knowledge across various disciplines.

Furthermore, the library system proudly presents a collection of over 10,000 digital/electronic books, ensuring that users have a vast selection of resources at their fingertips. The digital collection encompasses a wide array of subject areas, catering to the diverse academic interests of the Bost University community.

To ensure smooth library operations and provide expert guidance to library users, the library system is staffed with a team of five dedicated librarians.

Bost University's Housing University Housing

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Bost University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

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

Bost University'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.

Bost University offers the following financial aids:

  • University has agreements with different governmental and non-governmental organizations where students are taught either free of charge or at a significant discount.

Bost University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Bost University offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Erasmus+ program with the University of Santiago.

Bost University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Bost University offers a blended learning method, combining in-person and online learning programs. The distance learning resources are available at

Bost University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Bost University'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.

Bost University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Bost University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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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

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Bost University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Bost University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Bost University's Facebook page Bost University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Bost University's X (formerly Twitter) page Bost University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Bost University's YouTube channel Bost University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Bost University's Instagram page Bost University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Bost University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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