North South University

country rank  8
world rank  4449

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, North South University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, North South University (NSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. North South University (NSU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name নর্থ সাউথ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym NSU
Founded 1992
Motto Center of Excellence in Higher Education
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Plot 15, Block B, Bashundhara
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1229 Dhaka
Bangladesh
T +880 (2) 5566 8200
F +880 (2) 5566 8202

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office NSU Admission Office, Level 3, North South University, Plot 15, Block B, Bashundhara
Dhaka 1229
+880 (2) 5566 8200 Ext. 1401

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to North South University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh


Year of first Accreditation

1992


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019