Northern University of Bangladesh

country rank  51
world rank  8622

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Northern University of Bangladesh is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rajshahi, Khulna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Northern University of Bangladesh (NUB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northern University of Bangladesh (NUB) 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 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name নর্দার্ন ইউনিভার্সিটি
Acronym NUB
Founded 2002
Motto Education to Change Society
Colours Blue, green and maroon

University Location

Address 93, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1215 Dhaka
T +880 (2) 911 0293
F +880 (2) 913 5562
Other locations Rajshahi, Khulna

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office 93 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar
Dhaka 1215
+880 (2) 911 0293
(2) 911 0716

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northern University of Bangladesh'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


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019