Anna University

Anna University Ranking

country rank: 23
world rank: 2076

University Overview

Anna University, established in 1978, is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the metropolitan environment of Chennai, Tamil Nadu (population range of over 5,000,000). Anna University (AU Chennai) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. In a variety of fields of study, Anna University (AU Chennai) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 42-year-old Indian higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on previous academic performance and ratings. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services at AU Chennai.

Anna University Ranking

University Identity

Name Anna University
Acronym AU Chennai
Founded 1978 Origins date back to 1858 (College of Engineering, Guindy)
Motto Progress through Knowledge

University Location

Address Sardar Patel Road Chennai 600 025 Tamil Nadu India
Tel +91 (44) 2235 2161
Fax +91 (44) 2235 0397

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 Not reported
Admission Office Centre for Admissions, Anna University Chennai 600 025 (44) 2235 8262

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
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) Tamilnadu State Council for Technical Education (TANSCHE)

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