University of Madras

country rank  69
world rank  3107

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University Overview

Established in 1857, University of Madras is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Chennai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Madras (Umadras) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Madras (Umadras) 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. Umadras also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name मद्रास विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym Umadras
Founded 1857
Motto Doctrina Vim Promovet Insitam
Learning Promotes Natural Talent
Colours Cardinal

University Location

Address Chepauk Campus
Chennai (population range: over 5,000,000)
600 005 Tamil Nadu
India
T +91 (44) 2536 1074
F +91 (44) 2536 7654

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 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
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 University of Madras's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation
1857


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

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: Tuesday, 16 January 2018