Misurata University

country rank  6
world rank  7972

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University Overview

Founded in 1984, Misurata University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Misrata (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ben waleed, Alkhoms, Zliten. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Libya, Misurata University (MisurataU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Libyan higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Misurata University (MisurataU) 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 36 years old Libyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Libyan higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MisurataU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name جامعة مصراتة
Acronym MisurataU
Founded 1984
Motto Best Eduction for best future
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 2478
Tel +218 (512) 627 203
Fax +218 (512) 627 350
Other locations Ben waleed, Alkhoms, Zliten

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 2478
Misurata 2478
(512) 627203
(512) 627202

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of Arab Universities (AARU)
  • Federation of Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021