Daffodil International University

country rank  6
world rank  4117

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Daffodil International University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Daffodil International University (DIU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Daffodil International University (DIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master 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. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ডেফোডিল ইন্টারন্যাশনাল ইউনিভার্সিটি
Acronym DIU
Founded 2002
Motto A Distinguished Landmark in Higher Education
Colours Blue, gray and green

University Location

Address 102, Shukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1207 Dhaka
T +880 (2) 913 8234-5
F +880 (2) 913 1947

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Daffodil Tower, 4/2, Sobhanbag, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi
Dhaka 1207
+880 (2) 912 8705
(2) 913 2634

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh (PCB)
  • Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB)
  • Association of Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Private Universities of Bangladesh
  • International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQ'B)
  • Association of Training Institutions for Foreign Trade in Asia and the Pacific (ATIFTAP)
  • Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF)
  • Eurasian Silk Road Universities Consortium (ESRUC)
  • Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019