Rajshahi University

country rank  3
world rank  2809

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University Overview

Founded in 1953, Rajshahi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Rajshahi (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Rajshahi University (RU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rajshahi University (RU) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 65 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 20-30% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Rajshahi - Dhaka Hwy
Rajshahi (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
6205 Rajshahi
Bangladesh
T +880 (721) 750 041 54
F +880 (721) 750 064

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
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)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Motihar
Rajshahi 6205
+880 (721) 750 041

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Rajshahi University'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 Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission of Bangladesh


Year of first Accreditation
1953

Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018