Founded in 2003, the University of Kirkuk is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kirkuk (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Iraq, University of Kirkuk (Uokirkuk) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Iraqi higher education institution. University of Kirkuk (Uokirkuk) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 20-year-old Iraqi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this Iraqi higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Uokirkuk 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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The following University of Kirkuk's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Kirkuk's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic University of Kirkuk's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has University of Kirkuk a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
University of Kirkuk's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Kirkuk.
University of Kirkuk has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 2,000-2,499 academic employees (Faculty).
University of Kirkuk is a public higher education institution.
University of Kirkuk is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.
University of Kirkuk does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of University of Kirkuk's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
The University of Kirkuk offers a variety of sport activities and facilities. For more information regarding sport activities and facilities, please visit https://uokirkuk.edu.iq/sport/.
uniRank provides below an overview of University of Kirkuk's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
The University of Kirkuk provides scholarship opportunities for non-Iraqi (Arab and foreign) students who wish to pursue undergraduate studies, including Master's and Ph.D. programs, during the academic year 2023/2024. These scholarships are available for various disciplines, and there are limited seats offered as part of the scholarship program.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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University of Kirkuk is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Iraq
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. 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.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Kirkuk 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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