Alexandria University

Alexandria University Ranking

country rank: 6
world rank: 2556

University Overview

Alexandria University ranking, founded in 1942, is a non-profit public higher education school located in the vast metropolis of Alexandria (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). A branch campus of this university may be found at Matrouh. Alexandria University (AU) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Egyptian higher education institution that is officially recognized by Egypt’s Ministry of Higher Education. In a variety of fields of study, Alexandria University (AU) 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, and doctorate degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 78-year-old Egyptian university has a strict admissions criteria based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, this Egyptian higher education institution is one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. Alexandria University ranking also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Alexandria University Ranking

University Identity

Name Alexandria University
Acronym AU
Founded 1942
Motto Knowledge, Innovation. Collaboration
Colours Light blue

University Location

Address 22 Al-Guish Avenue Alexandria 21526 Alexandria Egypt
Tel +20 (3) 591 1152
Fax +20 (3) 591 0720
Other locations Matrouh

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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Alexandria university Alexandria 4048 (3) 592 1675

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 None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

Supreme Council of Universities (SCU) Association of Arab Universities (AArU) Association of African Universities (AAU) Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)

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