World University of Bangladesh

country rank  50
world rank  9350

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University Overview

Founded in 2003, World University of Bangladesh 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, World University of Bangladesh (WUB) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. World University of Bangladesh (WUB) 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ওয়ার্ল্ড ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ বাংলাদেশ
Acronym WUB
Founded 2003
Motto Utilitarian Education for Economic Emancipation
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Plot 3/A, Road # 4, Dhanmondi
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1205 Dhaka
T +880 (2) 961 1410
F +880 (2) 814 2046

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Not reported
Admission Office Plot # 3/A, Road # 4, Dhanmondi, Dhaka - 1205
Dhaka 1205
+880 +880 2 961 1410
+880 2 961 1411

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh (PCB)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
  • Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific
  • International Association of Universities
  • International Telecommunication Union
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019