Al-Azhar University

Al-Azhar University Ranking

country rank: 10
world rank: 3947

University Overview

Al-Azhar University ranking, founded in 1961, 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). A branch named Assuit Tanta Mansoura Alexandria Zagazig Qena Shebin-Elkom belongs to this institution. Al-Azhar University ranking is a large ( Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Egyptian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt. Al-Azhar University provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Al-Azhar University also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Al-Azhar University Ranking

University Identity

Name Al-Azhar University

جامعة الأزهر
Founded 1961

University Location

Address Yosief Abbas Street Cairo 11754 Cairo Egypt
Tel +20 (2) 262 3274
Fax +20 (2) 261 1404
Other locations Assuit Tanta Mansoura Alexandria Zaqaziq Qena Shebin-Elkom

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

Memberships and Affiliations

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