Kuvempu University

country rank  303
world rank  6725

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University Overview

Established in 1987, Kuvempu University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Shimoga (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Karnataka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Kuvempu University (KU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kuvempu University (KU) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name ಕುವೆಂಪು ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ
Acronym KU
Founded 1987
Motto Foster Creativity in Teaching

University Location

Address Jnana Sahyadri
Shimoga (population range: 250,000-499,999)
577 451 Karnataka
India
T +91 (8282) 656 222
F +91 (8282) 656 255

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
1987


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018