Southern University Bangladesh

country rank  63
world rank  9580

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Southern University Bangladesh is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Chittagong (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Southern University Bangladesh (SUB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Southern University Bangladesh (SUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 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 50-60% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name সাউদার্ন ইউনিভার্সিটি
Acronym SUB
Founded 2002
Motto Commited to Academic Excellence
Colours Royal blue

University Location

Address 739/A Mehdibag Road
Chittagong (population range: over 5,000,000)
4000 Chittagong
T +880 (31) 285 1336
F +880 (31) 285 13340

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 739/A Mehedibagh Road
Chittagong 4100
+880 (31) 285 1336-9

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission of Bangladesh

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh (PCB)
  • Bangladesh Bar Council (BBC)


  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Association of Private Universities of Bangladesh (APUB)
  • Association of Management Development Institutions of Bangladesh (AMDIB)
  • Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh (PCB)
  • Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018