University of Jaffna

country rank  7
world rank  6273

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University Overview

Founded in 1974, University of Jaffna is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Jaffna (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Province. This institution also has a branch campus in Vavuniya and Kilinochchi. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka, University of Jaffna (UoJ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Sri Lankan higher education institution. University of Jaffna (UoJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old Sri Lankan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UoJ 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name යාපනය විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය
Acronym UoJ
Founded 1974
Motto Discernment is wisdom
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 57, Thirunelveli
Jaffna
40000 Northern Province
Sri Lanka
Tel +94 (21) 221 8100
Fax +94 (21) 222 2294
Other locations Vavuniya and Kilinochchi

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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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 Not reported
Admission Office Admissions & Registration, University of Jaffna
Jaffna 40000
021 222 6714

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Jaffna's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021