Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 575

University Overview

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ranking was founded in 1969 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the tiny city of Beer Sheva (population range of 50,000-249,999 people) in the Southern District. Sede Boqer, Eilat, and Sede Boqer, Eilat are all places where this institution maintains a branch campus. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ranking (BGU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Israeli higher education institution that is officially recognized by Israel’s Ministry of Education. In a variety of fields of study, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 51-year-old Israeli university maintains a rigorous admissions process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. BGU also offers 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 to students.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Ranking

University Identity

Name Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Acronym BGU
Founded 1969
Motto Israel's capacity for science and research will be tested in the Negev...
Colours Orange, black and white

University Location

Address PO Box 653 Beer Sheva 84105 Southern District Israel
Tel +972 (8) 646 1223
Fax +972 (8) 647 9434
Other locations Sede Boqer, Eilat

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 PO Box 653 Beer-Sehva 84105 (8) 6461 223

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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