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جامعة الأزهر

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world rank  3310

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Founded in 1961, the Al-Azhar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Cairo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in Assuit, Tanta, Mansoura, Alexandria, Zaqaziq, Qena and Shebin-Elkom. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt, Al-Azhar University is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: over-50,000 students) coeducational Egyptian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Al-Azhar University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Al-Azhar University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


جامعة الأزهر's Control Typepublic


جامعة الأزهر's Entity Typenon-profit


جامعة الأزهر' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


جامعة الأزهر's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin)
Name Al-Azhar University
Founded 1961
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Address Yosief Abbas Street
11754 Cairo
جامعة الأزهر Phone Number +20 (2) 262 3274
جامعة الأزهر Fax Number +20 (2) 261 1404
Other locations Assuit, Tanta, Mansoura, Alexandria, Zaqaziq, Qena and Shebin-Elkom

جامعة الأزهر's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following جامعة الأزهر's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify جامعة الأزهر's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This جامعة الأزهر's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at جامعة الأزهر.

جامعة الأزهر: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Info


Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission information

uniRank publishes below some basic جامعة الأزهر's admission information.

جامعة الأزهر's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

جامعة الأزهر's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

جامعة الأزهر's acceptance rate range is not reported.

جامعة الأزهر's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Al-Azhar University has more than 25500 international students.

جامعة الأزهر's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for جامعة الأزهر.

جامعة الأزهر's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

جامعة الأزهر has an enrollment range of over-50,000 students making it a very large-sized institution.

جامعة الأزهر's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of over-5,000 academic employees (Faculty).

جامعة الأزهر's Control Type Control Type

جامعة الأزهر is a public higher education institution.

جامعة الأزهر's Entity Type Entity Type

جامعة الأزهر is a non-profit higher education institution.

جامعة الأزهر's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

جامعة الأزهر's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

جامعة الأزهر is Islamic Religious Affiliation

جامعة الأزهر has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of جامعة الأزهر's main facilities:

جامعة الأزهر's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

جامعة الأزهر's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

جامعة الأزهر's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of جامعة الأزهر's main services:

جامعة الأزهر's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

جامعة الأزهر's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

جامعة الأزهر's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

جامعة الأزهر's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

جامعة الأزهر's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our guide to university accreditation and recognition for further information.

جامعة الأزهر's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

جامعة الأزهر is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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Free Online Courses

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