Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

country rank  12
world rank  6284

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Anuradhapura (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Central Province. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Puliyankulama, Saaliyapura. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (RUSL) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (RUSL) 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 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Sri Lankan higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RUSL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Location

Address Mihinthale
Anuradhapura (population range: 50,000-249,999)
50300 North Central Province
Sri Lanka
T +94 (25) 226 6643
F +94 (25) 226 6512
Other locations Puliyankulama, Saaliyapura

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office University Grants Commission (UGC)
Colombo 1
+94 11 2695301

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Rajarata University of Sri Lanka's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka


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