Established in 1983, the Aga Khan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Karachi (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sindh. This institution also has branch campuses in London, Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam and Kabul. Officially recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Pakistani higher education institution. Aga Khan University (AKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 40-year-old Pakistani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AKU 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.
|Address||Stadium Road, PO Box 3500
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+92 (21) 3493 0051|
|+92 (21) 3493 4294|
|Other locations||London, Nairobi, Kampala, Dar es Salaam and Kabul|
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The following Aga Khan University's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Aga Khan University's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Aga Khan University's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Aga Khan University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
Aga Khan University's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Aga Khan University has more than 10 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Aga Khan University.
Aga Khan University has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).
Aga Khan University is a private higher education institution.
Aga Khan University is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.
Aga Khan University does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Aga Khan University's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Aga Khan University's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
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Aga Khan University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Aga Khan University 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Aga Khan University 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. 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.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Aga Khan University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
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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