Cairo University

country rank  2
world rank  1045

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University Overview

Established in 1908, Cairo University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Giza (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt, Cairo University (CU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Egyptian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Cairo University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 112 years old Egyptian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Egyptian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name جامعة القاهرة
Acronym CU
Founded 1908
Colours Gold and blue

University Location

Address 5th Ahmed Zewail st. (Tharwat st.) - Dokki
Giza
12613 Giza
Egypt
Tel +20 (2) 3335 5356
Fax +20 (2) 568 8884

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Postgraduate and Graduate Affairs Office
Giza 12613
(2) 3570 5801

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Supreme Council of Universities (SCU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021