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University of Benghazi

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world rank  7815

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Founded in 1955, the University of Benghazi is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Benghazi (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in Ajdabia, Al Kufra, al Marj, Al Abyar, Al Wahat, Gamenes, Soluq and Toukra. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Libya, University of Benghazi (UoB) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: over-50,000 students) coeducational Libyan higher education institution. University of Benghazi (UoB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 68-year-old Libyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UoB 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.

University Snapshot


University of Benghazi's Control Typepublic


University of Benghazi's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Benghazi' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


University of Benghazi's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة بنغازي
Acronym UoB
Founded 1955
Colours Blue, white and gold
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official University of Benghazi general video presentation.

University Location

Address Uruba Street, Garyunis
University of Benghazi's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Benghazi Phone Number +218 (61) 222 0148
University of Benghazi Fax Number +218 (61) 223 0315
Other locations Ajdabia, Al Kufra, al Marj, Al Abyar, Al Wahat, Gamenes, Soluq and Toukra

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Benghazi's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Benghazi's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Benghazi's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Benghazi.

University of Benghazi: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Benghazi's admission information.

University of Benghazi's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Benghazi's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Benghazi a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Benghazi's acceptance rate range is not reported.

University of Benghazi's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Benghazi has more than 1500 international students.

University of Benghazi's Admission Office Admission Office

Uruba Street, Garyounis
(61) 222 0148

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Benghazi.

University of Benghazi's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Benghazi has an enrollment range of over-50,000 students making it a very large-sized institution.

University of Benghazi's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 4,500-4,999 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Benghazi's Control Type Control Type

University of Benghazi is a public higher education institution.

University of Benghazi's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Benghazi is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Benghazi's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

University of Benghazi's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Benghazi does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Benghazi's main facilities:

University of Benghazi's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

University of Benghazi's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

University of Benghazi's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Benghazi's main services:

University of Benghazi's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Benghazi's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Benghazi's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

University of Benghazi's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Benghazi's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

University of Benghazi's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Benghazi is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Libya

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Benghazi's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Benghazi 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Benghazi's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Benghazi's Facebook page University of Benghazi's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Benghazi's X (formerly Twitter) page University of Benghazi's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Benghazi's YouTube channel University of Benghazi's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Benghazi's Instagram page University of Benghazi's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Benghazi's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.


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