Manipal Academy of Higher Education

country rank  24
world rank  1500

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Manipal Academy of Higher Education is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Manipal (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Karnataka. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Udupi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name मणिपाल विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym MAHE
Founded 1993 Origins date back to 1953
Motto Inspired by Life
Colours Copper

University Location

Address Madhav Nagar
Manipal (population range: 10,000-49,999)
576 104 Karnataka
T +91 (820) 257 1201
F +91 (820) 257 0062
Other locations Udupi

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office University building, Madhav Nagar
Manipal 576 104
+91 (820) 2571201

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Manipal Academy of Higher Education's Library
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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Dental Council of India (DCI)
  • Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
  • Rehabiliation Council of India (RCI)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)


  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018