Cairo University

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world rank  747

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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 metropolis of Giza (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Cairo University (CU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 111 years old 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.

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 (population range: over 5,000,000)
12613 Giza
Egypt
T +20 (2) 3335 5356
F +20 (2) 568 8884

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

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
+20 35705801

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt


Year of first Accreditation

1954

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019