University of Tripoli

country rank  2
world rank  5971

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University Overview

Founded in 1957, University of Tripoli is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tripoli (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ben Gasher, Janzour. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Libya, University of Tripoli (UoT) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Libyan higher education institution. University of Tripoli (UoT) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old Libyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Libyan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UoT 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name جامعة طرابلس
Acronym UoT
Founded 1957
Motto Taught the human what he did not know
Colours Orange and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 13275, University Road, Sidy Almasry
Tripoli
Tripoli
Libya
Tel +218 (21) 462 7910
Fax +218 (21) 462 8839
Other locations Ben Gasher, Janzour

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)
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
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Sidy Almasry, Al Furnaj Road
Tripoli
(21) 462 7920

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
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 Tripoli's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Libya


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Medical Board of California
  • National Center for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education and Training Institutes (CQAAEIs)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Consortium des Universités Euro-Méditerranéennes (TETHYS)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020