Kuvempu University

country rank  402
world rank  7626

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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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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
Admission Office

+91

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019