Foundation University Islamabad

country rank  74
world rank  8048

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Foundation University Islamabad is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Islamabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Islamabad CT. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rawalpindi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name فاؤنڈیشن یونیورسٹی، اسلام آباد
Acronym FUI
Founded 2002
Motto Learn, Lead, Excel
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Defense Avenue, Phase-I, DHA
Islamabad (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
44000 Islamabad CT
T +92 (51) 578 8446
F +92 (51) 578 9511
Other locations Rawalpindi

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Foundation University Islamabad, Defence Avenue, Phase-I, DHA
Islamabad 44000
+92 (051) 111 384 111
(051) 5788 446

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Pakistan Engineering Council PEC
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council PMDC
  • National Business Education Accreditation Council NBEAC
  • National Computing Education Accreditation Council NCEAC
  • Pakistan Nursing Council PNC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • United Nation Academic Impact (UNAI)
  • Inter Islamic Network on Science and Technology Parks (INSTP)
  • Pakistan Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (PNQAHE)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019