Yangon University

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world rank  8291

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University Overview

Founded in 1878, Yangon University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Yangon (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education (Science and Technology) of Myanmar, Yangon University (YU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Burmese higher education institution. Yangon University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. YU 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, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name ရန်ကုန်တက္ကသိုလ်
Acronym YU
Founded 1878
Motto There's no friend like wisdom

University Location

Address Pyay Road, Kamaryut
11041 Yangon
Tel +95 514908
Fax +95

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021