Metropolitan University

country rank  64
world rank  10620

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University Overview

Established in 2003, Metropolitan University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Sylhet (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Metropolitan University (MU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. Metropolitan University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 years old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. MU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name মেট্রোপলিটন ইউনিভার্সিটি
Acronym MU
Founded 2003
Motto University of the third millenium
Colours Green, red, blue and gray

University Location

Address Al-Hamra, Zindabazar
3100 Sylhet
Tel +880 (821) 816 198
Fax +880 (821) 713 304

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Al-Hamra, Zindabazar
Sylhet 3100
(821) 816 198
(821) 816 199

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Metropolitan University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • British Council
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022