North South University

country rank  5
world rank  4008

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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 large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, North South University (NSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old Bangladeshi 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. NSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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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
1229 Dhaka
Bangladesh
Tel +880 (2) 5566 8200
Fax +880 (2) 5566 8202

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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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 30-40%
Admission Office NSU Admission Office, Level 3, North South University, Plot 15, Block B, Bashundhara
Dhaka 1229
(2) 5566 8200 Ext. 1401

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to North South University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh


Year of first Accreditation

1992


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020