University of Sri Jayewardenepura

country rank  3
world rank  3232

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University Overview

Established in 1959, University of Sri Jayewardenepura is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nugegoda (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Western Province. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP) 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 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USJP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්ව විද්‍යාලය
Acronym USJP
Founded 1959
Motto Vijja Uppattam Setta
Among all that arise, knowledge is the greatest

University Location

Address Gangodawila
Nugegoda (population range: 250,000-499,999)
10250 Western Province
Sri Lanka
T +94 (11) 275 8000
F +94

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Gangodawaila
Nugeogoda
+94

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018