Ahl al-Bayt University

country rank  39
world rank  10150

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University Overview

Founded in 2003, Ahl al-Bayt University is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Karbala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Iraq, Ahl al-Bayt University (ABU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Iraqi higher education institution. Ahl al-Bayt University (ABU) 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. This 19 years old Iraqi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Iraqi higher education organization a least selective institution. ABU 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 جامعة أهل البيت
Acronym ABU
Founded 2003
Motto In the name of the Ahl al-Bayt, this high structure transcends time
Colours Yellow and white

University Location

Address Al-Hur Street, Al-Hurr Al-Sagheer Street; PO Box 486
56001 Karbala
Tel +964 (781) 163 8048
Fax +964

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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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
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Al-Hurr Street, Al-Hurr Little Street, PO Box 486
Karbala 51010

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022