DOW University of Health Sciences

country rank  56
world rank  7259

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, DOW University of Health Sciences is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Saddar Town (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Sindh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gulshan Town. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, DOW University of Health Sciences (DUHS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. DOW University of Health Sciences (DUHS) 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 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Pakistani higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ڈاؤ یونیورسٹی آف ہیلتھ سائنسز
Acronym DUHS
Founded 2004
Motto Prevention Is Better than Cure

University Location

Address Baba-e-Urdu Road
Saddar Town (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
74200 Sindh
T +92 (21) 9921 5754 - 7
F +92 (21) 9921 5763
Other locations Gulshan Town

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 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Baba-e-Urdu Road
Karachi 74200
+92 (21) 9921 5754

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
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 Go to DOW University of Health Sciences's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Sindh
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC)
  • Pakistan Pharmacy Council (PPC)


  • Talloires Network

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018