Karakurum International University

country rank  70
world rank  7909

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Karakurum International University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Gilgit (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gilgit-Baltistan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hunza. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Karakurum International University (KIU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Karakurum International University (KIU) 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 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Pakistani higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Nomal Road
Gilgit (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +92
F +92
Other locations Hunza

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Karakurum International University

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019