University of Sri Jayewardenepura

country rank  3
world rank  3441

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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 medium city of Nugegoda (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Western Province. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Sri Lankan 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 61 years old Sri Lankan 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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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
10250 Western Province
Sri Lanka
Tel +94 (11) 275 8000
Fax +94

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Gangodawaila
Nugeogoda


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 500-599
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 Sri Jayewardenepura's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
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