University of Kelaniya

country rank  5
world rank  3698

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University Overview

Established in 1959, University of Kelaniya is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kelaniya (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Province. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka, University of Kelaniya (UOK) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Sri Lankan higher education institution. University of Kelaniya (UOK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 61 years old Sri Lankan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UOK 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 කැළණිය විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය
Acronym UOK
Founded 1959
Motto Self-purification is by insight
Colours Dark maroon

University Location

Address Dalugama
Kelaniya
11600 Western Province
Sri Lanka
Tel +94 (11) 2 903 903
Fax +94 (11) 2 903 903

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Dalugama
Kelaniya 11600
(11) 2 903 903

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 600-699
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 Kelaniya'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