An-Najah National University

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world rank  2797

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University Overview

Founded in 1977, An-Najah National University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Nablus (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Bank. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tulkarm. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory, An-Najah National University (ANU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. An-Najah National University (ANU) 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 42 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 60-70% making this Palestinian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة النجاح الوطنية
Acronym ANU
Founded 1977 Origins date back to 1941
Motto We Challenge the Present to Shape the Future
Colours Dark Blue and orange

University Location

Address 707, Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Street
Nablus (population range: 250,000-499,999)
00970 West Bank
Palestinian Territory
T +970 (9) 234 5113
F +970 (9) 234 5982
Other locations Tulkarm

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 7
+970 +970 (9) 234 5113 Ext 4555

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to An-Najah National University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of University (IAU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNI MED)
  • International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Association of Schools of Public Heath in the European Region (ASPHER)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019