Andhra University

Andhra University Ranking

country rank: 117
world rank: 5013

University Overview

Andhra University, established in 1926, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Visakhapatnam (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000), Andhra Pradesh. Andhra University (AU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. Andhra University (AU) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 94-year-old Indian university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. A library, housing, sports facilities, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services, are among the academic and non-academic facilities and services available to students at AU.

Andhra University Ranking

University Identity

Name Andhra University
Acronym AU
Founded 1926
Motto May the Divine Light illuminate our studies

University Location

Address Waltair Visakhapatnam 530 003 Andhra Pradesh India
Tel +91 (891) 275 5324
Fax +91 (891) 275 5547

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

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