University of Peshawar

country rank  32
world rank  5741

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University Overview

Established in 1950, University of Peshawar is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Peshawar (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Baragali Summer Campus, Abbottabad. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, University of Peshawar (UOP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Peshawar (UOP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 69 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 50-60% making this Pakistani higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UOP
Founded 1950
Motto O my Lord! Advance me in Knowledge

University Location

Address Jamrud Road
Peshawar (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
25120 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Pakistan
T +92 (91) 921 6469
F +92 (91) 921 6470
Other locations Baragali Summer Campus, Abbottabad

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 50-60%
Admission Office Director Admissions
Peshawar 25120
+92 (91) 921 6477

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Peshawar's Library
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

1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019