Ahl al-Bayt University

Ahl al-Bayt University Ranking

country rank: 35
world rank: 9885

University Overview

The Ahl al-Bayt University was established in 2003 and is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Karbala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Ahl al-Bayt University ranking (ABU) is a very small-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Iraqi higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Iraq. Ahl al-Bayt University (ABU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Iraqi higher-education institution, which is 20 years old, has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Ahl al-Bayt University ranking acceptance rate is 80-89% and making this Iraqi higher education organization a averagely selective institution. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students may take use of a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, all of which are available at ABU.

Ahl al-Bayt University Ranking

University Identity

Name Ahl al-Bayt University

جامعة أهل البيت
Acronym ABU
Founded 2003
Motto In the name of the Ahl al-Bayt, this high structure transcends time
Colours Yellow and white

University Location

Address Al-Hur Street, Al-Hurr Al-Sagheer Street; PO Box 486 Karbala 56001 Karbala Iraq
Tel +964 (781) 163 8048
Fax +964

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$ (910-2,280 Euro) Not reported
0-999 US$ (0-910 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
International Students International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
Selection Type Has the Ahl al-Bayt University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
Admission Rate The Ahl al-Bayt University's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.
Admission Office Al-Hurr Street, Al-Hurr Little Street, PO Box 486 Karbala 51010 7811638048

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment The Ahl al-Bayt University has a student enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 making it a very small-sized institution.
Academic Staff This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).
Control Type The Ahl al-Bayt University is a private higher education institution.
Entity Type The Ahl al-Bayt University is a for-profit higher education institution.
Academic Calendar This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Campus Setting This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
Religious Affiliation The Ahl al-Bayt University does not have any religious affiliation.

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Facilities and Services

Library This institution has a physical Library for its students.
Housing This institution provides on-campus residences or dormitories and/or off-campus accommodation to its students.
Sport Facilities This institution has sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
Financial Aids This institution offers one or more types of financial aid (i.e. scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid, etc.) for eligible students.
Study Abroad This institution provides study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
Distance Learning This higher education institution offers a distance learning mode for some programs or courses.
Academic Counseling This institution provides students with guidance and support in their academic pursuits.
Career Services This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Memberships and Affiliations

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