Birzeit University

Birzeit University Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 1307

University Overview

Birzeit University, founded in 1975, is a non-profit private higher education school in the West Bank’s middle town of Birzeit (population range of 2,500-9,999 people). Birzeit University ranking (BZU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Palestinian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Birzeit University (BZU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. Birzeit University admission requirements are different other universities. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Palestinian higher-education school, which is 45 years old, has a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and grades. This Palestinian higher education organization has a 70-80% acceptance rate, making it a fairly selective school. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Birzeit University ranking (BZU) also offers a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Birzeit University Ranking

University Identity

Name Birzeit University
Acronym BZU
Founded 1975
Motto From our past heritage and present creativity we build the future
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 14 Birzeit West Bank Palestinian Territory
Tel +970 (2) 298 2000
Fax +970 (2) 281 0656

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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) 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 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 14 Birzeit (2) 2982056 (2) 2982054

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

International Association of Universities (IAU) Association of Arab Universities (AArU) Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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