Preston University

country rank  74
world rank  8261

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University Overview

Founded in 1984, Preston University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the large town of Kohat (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Preston University (PU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Preston University (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Pakistani higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PU
Founded 1984

University Location

Address OTS Road, Near EidGah
Kohat (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Pakistan
T +92 (922) 860211-13
F +92 (922) 860214
Other locations Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office OTS Road, Near EidGah
Kohat
+92 (922) 111-707-808

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation
2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Government of Sindh

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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