Andhra University

country rank  94
world rank  3308

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University Overview

Founded in 1926, Andhra University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Visakhapatnam (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Andhra Pradesh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Andhra University (AU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Andhra University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 93 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name ఆంధ్ర విశ్వవిద్యాలయం
Acronym AU
Founded 1926
Motto May the Divine Light illuminate our studies

University Location

Address Waltair
Visakhapatnam (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
530 003 Andhra Pradesh
India
T +91 (891) 275 5324
F +91 (891) 275 5547

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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

+91

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Andhra University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation

1926


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)
  • Council of Architecture (COA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019