University of Dhaka

country rank  2
world rank  2478

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University Overview

Established in 1921, University of Dhaka is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Shahbag, NewMarket. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, University of Dhaka (DU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Dhaka (DU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 98 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 0-10% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym DU
Founded 1921
Motto Truth Shall Prevail

University Location

Address Ramna
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1000 Dhaka
Bangladesh
T +880 (2) 966 1900
F +880 (2) 966 7222
Other locations Shahbag, NewMarket

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 0-10%
Admission Office Office of the Registrar, University of Dhaka
Dhaka 1000
+880 (2) 966 1900

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Dhaka's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh


Year of first Accreditation

1973

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Social Media

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Instagram

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019