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Tribhuvan University

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world rank  4996

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Founded in 1958, the Tribhuvan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Kathmandu (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Bagmati Pradesh. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Nepal, Tribhuvan University (TU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: over-50,000 students) coeducational Nepalese higher education institution. Tribhuvan University (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 66-year-old Nepalese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. TU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Tribhuvan University's Control Typepublic


Tribhuvan University's Entity Typenon-profit


Tribhuvan University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Tribhuvan University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) त्रिभुवन विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym TU
Founded 1958
Colours Blue and red
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University Location

Address TU Road, Kirtipur
44618 Bagmati Pradesh
Tribhuvan University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Tribhuvan University Phone Number +977 (1) 433 0346
Tribhuvan University Fax Number +977 (1) 433 1964

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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 Tribhuvan University'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 Tribhuvan University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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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 Tribhuvan University'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 Tribhuvan University.

Tribhuvan University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Tribhuvan University's admission information.

Tribhuvan University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Tribhuvan University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Tribhuvan University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Tribhuvan University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Tribhuvan University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Tribhuvan University's Admission Office Admission Office

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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 Tribhuvan University.

Tribhuvan University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

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

Tribhuvan University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of over-5,000 academic employees (Faculty).

Tribhuvan University's Control Type Control Type

Tribhuvan University is a public higher education institution.

Tribhuvan University's Entity Type Entity Type

Tribhuvan University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Tribhuvan University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Tribhuvan University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Tribhuvan University 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 Tribhuvan University's main facilities:

Tribhuvan University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Tribhuvan University's Housing University Housing

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Tribhuvan University'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 Tribhuvan University's main services:

Tribhuvan University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Tribhuvan University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Tribhuvan University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Tribhuvan University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Tribhuvan University's Career Services Career Services

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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.

Tribhuvan University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Tribhuvan University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of Nepal

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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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

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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

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Free Online Courses

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