Aga Khan University

country rank  6
world rank  2758

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Aga Khan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Karachi (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sindh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): London. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aga Khan University (AKU) 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 36 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 70-80% making this Pakistani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name آغا خان یونیورسٹی
Acronym AKU
Founded 1983
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Stadium Road, PO Box 3500
Karachi (population range: over 5,000,000)
74800 Sindh
Pakistan
T +92 (21) 3493 0051
F +92 (21) 3493 4294
Other locations London

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Stadium Road, PO Box 3500
Karachi 74800
+92 (21) 3493 0051

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation

1983


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019