Tribhuvan University

country rank  3
world rank  7470

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University Overview

Founded in 1958, Tribhuvan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Kathmandu (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Central Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Nepal, Tribhuvan University (TU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tribhuvan University (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 62 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name त्रिभुवन विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym TU
Founded 1958
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Kirtipur
Kathmandu (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Central Region
T +977 (1) 4330842
F +977 (1) 4331964

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Nepal

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020