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An-Najah National University

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Founded in 1977, the An-Najah National University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Nablus (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Bank. This institution also has a branch campus in Tulkarm. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory, An-Najah National University (ANU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Palestinian higher education institution. An-Najah National University (ANU) 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 46-year-old Palestinian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Palestinian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ANU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


An-Najah National University's Control Typepublic


An-Najah National University's Entity Typenon-profit


An-Najah National University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


An-Najah National University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 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

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University Location

Address 707, Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Street
00970 West Bank
Palestinian Territory
An-Najah National University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
An-Najah National University Phone Number +970 (9) 234 5113
An-Najah National University Fax Number +970 (9) 234 5982
Other locations Tulkarm

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following An-Najah National 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 An-Najah National 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 An-Najah National 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 An-Najah National University.

An-Najah National University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

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An-Najah National University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

An-Najah National University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has An-Najah National University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

An-Najah National University's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

An-Najah National University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

An-Najah National University provides the following information for international students:

  • The number of international students enrolled in the university during the academic year 2022/2023 is about 3,000 students, representing 16 countries around the world.
  • The university encourages exploring and exposing oneself to the richness of multi-cultural and international experiences, opportunities, and ways of thinking.

For more information, visit

An-Najah National University's Admission Office Admission Office

PO Box 7
+970 (9) 234 5113 Ext 4106

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for An-Najah National University.

An-Najah National University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

An-Najah National University has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

An-Najah National University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

An-Najah National University's Control Type Control Type

An-Najah National University is a public higher education institution.

An-Najah National University's Entity Type Entity Type

An-Najah National University is a non-profit higher education institution.

An-Najah National University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

An-Najah National University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

An-Najah National University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of An-Najah National University's main facilities:

An-Najah National University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit An-Najah National University's Library

An-Najah National University takes pride in its comprehensive library system, featuring four main libraries strategically located on each university campus, namely the New Campus Library, Old Campus Library, Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Campus Library, and Hisham Hijjawi Campus Library. These libraries together encompass an impressive area of approximately 12,000 square meters, providing ample space for academic exploration and research.

The An-Najah Libraries boast a remarkable collection of approximately 588,639 volumes, encompassing materials in multiple languages to cater to the diverse needs of the university community. Additionally, the Libraries have subscriptions to 308,568 electronic and printed periodicals, including peer-reviewed journals, broadening access to valuable academic resources. Furthermore, the Libraries provide access to 28 electronic databases, empowering students and faculty with advanced research capabilities.

In ensuring seamless library operations and user support, An-Najah National University employs 30 full-time employees across its library system. These dedicated staff members play a crucial role in providing expert assistance and maintaining a conducive learning environment for the university community.

Demonstrating its commitment to continuous growth and service excellence, the university allocated a total of $1,146,748 for its libraries in the last academic year, underscoring the institution's dedication to enriching the academic experience through accessible and well-equipped library facilities.

An-Najah National University's Housing University Housing

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An-Najah National University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

An-Najah National University offers a diverse range of sport activities and facilities for its students:

  • Aerobic gymnastics
  • Archery
  • Artistic gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Rhythmic gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of An-Najah National University's main services:

An-Najah National University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

An-Najah National University offers various financial aids (non-refundable) to its students:

  • Semester scholarships
  • Scholarships for excellence in high school
  • Scholarships for excellence in the university
  • Scholarships for the children and brothers of martyrs
  • Scholarships for needy students

The university also provides employment opportunities for needy students to work in certain university departments, such as farms and libraries, with an hourly wage to support their studies.

Students have the option to obtain loans from the university, which will be refunded after graduation in convenient installments.

In the past academic year, approximately 11,000 students benefited from financial aid. For more information visit

An-Najah National University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

An-Najah National University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

An-Najah National University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

An-Najah National University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

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.

An-Najah National University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

An-Najah National University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important An-Najah National University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important An-Najah National University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • 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)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study 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.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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