Kathmandu University

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world rank  6401

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Kathmandu University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Dhulikhel (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Central Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Nepal, Kathmandu University (KU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kathmandu University (KU) 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 27 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 60-70% making this Nepalese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name काठमाण्डौ विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym KU
Founded 1991
Motto Quality Education for Leadership
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 6250
Dhulikhel (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Central Region
Nepal
T +977 (11) 661511
F +977 (11) 661443

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 6250
Dhulikhel 6250
+977 (11) 661399

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kathmandu University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Nepal


Year of first Accreditation
1991

Affiliations

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