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Universitas Ahmad Dahlan

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Established in 1994, the Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (Ahmad Dahlan University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Yogyakarta (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Yogyakarta SR. This institution also has a branch campus in Bantul and Kulon Progo. Officially recognized by the Kementerian Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Riset, dan Teknologi, Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Indonesian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 29-year-old Indonesian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this Indonesian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAD 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.

University Snapshot


Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Control Typeprivate


Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Entity Typenon-profit


Universitas Ahmad Dahlan' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name (English) Ahmad Dahlan University
Acronym UAD
Founded 1994
Motto Integrasi Moral dan Intelektual
Moral and Intellectual Integrity
Colours Blue and orange
Mascot Sunshine (Sang Surya)
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University Location

Address Jalan Kapas No. 9, Semaki, Umbulharjo
55166 Yogyakarta SR
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Phone Number +62 (274) 563 515
Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Fax Number +62 (274) 564 604
Other locations Bantul and Kulon Progo

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universitas Ahmad Dahlan.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's admission information.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universitas Ahmad Dahlan a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

The highest number of international students in UAD are from China, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and followed by many other countries such as South Korea, Vietnam, Ukraine, UK, Egypt, India, Laos, Hungary, Bangladesh, France, The Republic of Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Singapore, Madagascar, Palestine and Nigeria.

Most of international students are learning language, literature and culture of Indonesia under Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (BIPA) or Indonesian Language for Foreigners, Indonesian Literature and Management study program. UAD has 150-ish students in 2022 from China, Philippines, Thailand Malaysia, South Korea, India & Nigeria.

The admission requirements are similar to the domestic student however there are some additions

1. Scan Passport
2. Scan ID card
3. Health exam
4. International insurance
5. Some statement letters

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Admission Office Admission Office

Jl. Jend. Ahmad Yani, Tamanan, Banguntapan, Bantul
Yogyakarta 55191
853 8500 1960

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universitas Ahmad Dahlan.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan has an enrollment range of 25,000-29,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 700-799 academic employees (Faculty).

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Control Type Control Type

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan is a private higher education institution.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Entity Type Entity Type

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan is Islamic Religious Affiliation

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's main facilities:

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Library

There are a total of eight libraries serving different campuses and faculties: Library of Campus 1, Library of Campus 2, Library of Campus 3, Library of Campus 4, Library of Campus 5, Library of Campus 6, Library of the Medicine Faculty, and Library of Tarjih Islamic Center. These libraries collectively provide extensive resources to support the academic pursuits of the institution.

The combined holdings of these libraries consist of 39,730 titles, amounting to 113,599 copies of books and volumes. This vast collection covers a wide range of subjects, ensuring that students and faculty members have access to diverse and relevant materials.

In addition to the substantial book collection, the libraries offer access to 5,066 journals and magazines, providing valuable scholarly resources for research and academic purposes. Furthermore, the Digital Research Collections boast an extensive 51,178 titles, offering an extensive array of digital resources to enhance the learning experience.

To cater to different learning preferences, the libraries also provide an extensive collection of audio-visual materials, including CDs, VCDs, DVDs, and cassettes. This collection encompasses 14,845 items, further enriching the resources available to library users.

The libraries prioritize digital resources and have subscriptions to three important databases: EBSCO, Ejournal Proquest Health and Medical Collection Database, and Global Ejournal Library. These databases offer a wealth of digital content, including academic articles, research papers, and other relevant materials, expanding the scope of information accessible to library patrons.

Furthermore, the libraries boast an e-book collection comprising 9,915 titles, catering to the growing popularity of digital reading and providing additional convenience to users.

To enhance accessibility, the libraries have developed a mobile e-library app available for download on Playstore. This app facilitates convenient access to library resources, allowing users to explore and utilize the libraries' collections anytime, anywhere.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

UAD (Universitas Ahmad Dahlan) offers two separate dormitories, one for male students and another for female students. Each dormitory provides 96 beds, accommodating a total of 192 students. These dormitories serve as convenient and safe accommodation options for students pursuing their education at UAD.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

The University offers an wide range of sport and entertainment facilities and activities to cater to the diverse interests of its students. These include:

Available types of activities:

  • Aerobic gymnastics: A dynamic form of gymnastics that combines rhythmic movements with aerobic exercises, promoting flexibility and cardiovascular fitness.

  • Archery: A precision sport that requires focus and accuracy, allowing students to develop their archery skills and compete in target shooting.

  • Athletics: A comprehensive track and field sport that encompasses various disciplines, such as sprinting, jumping, throwing, and distance running, enabling students to participate in athletic competitions.

  • Badminton: A fast-paced racket sport that involves hitting a shuttlecock over a net, allowing students to enjoy friendly matches and improve their badminton skills.

  • Basketball: A popular team sport that promotes teamwork, coordination, and skill development, providing students with the opportunity to engage in competitive basketball games.

  • Cycling: An enjoyable activity that promotes cardiovascular health and outdoor exploration, allowing students to cycle on designated routes or trails.

  • Football: A widely loved team sport that involves kicking a ball to score goals, providing students with opportunities to participate in football matches and showcase their soccer skills.

  • Pencak Silat: A traditional Indonesian martial art that combines self-defense techniques, cultural elements, and performance aspects, offering students the chance to learn and practice Pencak Silat moves.

  • Table tennis: A fast-paced indoor sport that requires quick reflexes and precision, enabling students to play friendly table tennis matches and enhance their table tennis skills.

  • Taekwondo: A Korean martial art focused on high and spinning kicks, punches, and blocks, allowing students to learn and practice Taekwondo techniques and participate in Taekwondo events.

  • Tennis: A popular racquet sport played on a court, allowing students to enjoy friendly matches and improve their tennis skills.

  • Volleyball: A team sport played on a court, where players use their hands to hit a ball over a net, providing students with opportunities to participate in volleyball matches and enhance their skills.

Available types of facilities:

  • Football Ground: A dedicated area for playing football, providing students with a well-maintained field to engage in football matches and practice their football skills.

  • Aerobic gymnastics: A dedicated space equipped for aerobic gymnastics activities, allowing students to participate in classes and practice routines.

  • Archery Ground: A specialized area designed for archery practice and competitions, offering students a safe and controlled environment for honing their archery skills.

  • Athletics Track: A designated track for running, sprinting, and field events, enabling students to train and compete in various athletics disciplines.

  • Badminton Court: A dedicated indoor court specifically designed for badminton matches and practice sessions, providing students with a suitable space for playing badminton.

  • Basketball Court: A specially designed court equipped for basketball games and training, allowing students to enjoy competitive basketball matches and improve their basketball skills.

  • Pencak Silat Hall: A dedicated hall or space equipped for Pencak Silat practice and performances, providing students with a suitable environment to learn and showcase their skills.

  • Table tennis: A designated area equipped with table tennis tables and facilities, allowing students to engage in friendly table tennis matches and improve their table tennis abilities.

  • Taekwondo Hall: A specialized training area for Taekwondo practitioners, providing students with a dedicated space to practice Taekwondo techniques and participate in training sessions.

  • Volleyball Court: A designated indoor or outdoor court equipped for volleyball matches and training, offering students a suitable environment to play volleyball and enhance their volleyball skills.

These sport and entertainment facilities and activities contribute to a vibrant and active campus life, providing students with ample opportunities to stay fit, engage in sports, and enjoy

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's main services:

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

The university provides a range of financial aid options to support students, including student grants, scholarships, and allowances. These programs are designed to assist students in meeting their educational expenses and alleviate financial burdens. By offering these financial aids, the university aims to ensure that students have the necessary resources to pursue their academic goals and succeed in their studies.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) has established partnerships with several European universities under the Erasmus+ program. The university has partnered with the University of Gloucestershire (UoG), University of Granada, and Polytechnic Institute of Porto. UAD has received grants such as GITA for business incubation, BUILD for Disaster, and IHILEAD for Leadership.

Specifically, UAD has student and lecturer exchanges with the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, focusing on the field of Management within the Business and Economics department.

In addition to the Erasmus+ program, UAD has also obtained the GGPBC (Going Global Partnership British Council) grant, which supports research and education for children with special needs.

Regarding the exchange programs, UAD has also partnerships with five Asian countries. The countries include China, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Korea.

Exchange programs at UAD vary in duration. The available options are 1 month, 6 months, 12 months, and 24 months, providing flexibility for students to choose the duration that suits their needs and academic goals.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) offers a wide range of online courses through its distance learning platform, The university provides a total of 1,214 online courses across various faculties and disciplines. Here is the breakdown of the courses offered by faculty:

  1. Faculty of Islamic Religion: 104 courses
  2. Faculty of Economics: 104 courses
  3. Faculty of Pharmacy: 49 courses
  4. Faculty of Law: 57 courses
  5. Faculty of Public Health: 86 courses
  6. Faculty of Medicine: 52 courses
  7. Faculty of Applied Science and Technology: 117 courses
  8. Faculty of Education: 397 courses
  9. Faculty of Literature, Culture, and Communication: 87 courses

Additionally, for postgraduate programs, UAD offers a total of 112 online courses specifically designed for master's classes. These courses cover various disciplines such as physics education, English education, science psychology, pharmacy, educational management, management, mathematics education, vocational teacher education, informatics engineering, Islamic education, public health, and law.

By providing a substantial number of online courses, UAD aims to offer flexible learning opportunities for students in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs, enabling them to access quality education through the platform.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universitas Ahmad Dahlan is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Kementerian Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Riset, dan Teknologi, Republik Indonesia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) A Ranking
  • Lembaga Akreditasi Mandiri

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universitas Ahmad Dahlan's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Asosiasi Perguruan Tinggi Swasta Indonesia (APTISI)
  • Erasmus+

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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