Gandhara University

Gandhara University

country rank: 130
world rank: 10529

University Overview

Gandhara University, founded in 2002, is a non-profit private higher-education institution in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with a population ranging from 1,000,000 to 5,000,000 people. Gandhara University is a relatively tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Pakistani higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. In a variety of fields of study, Gandhara University provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation). For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Pakistani higher-education school, which is 18 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. With an acceptance rate of 50-60%, this Pakistani higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Gandhara University also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Founded 2002
Motto Khowledge is vision
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Gandhara University Canal Road, University Town Peshawar 25000 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan
Tel +92 (91) 584 4429 32
Fax +92 (91) 584 4428

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 50-60%
Admission Office Canal Road University Town Peshawar University Town 25000 (91) 5844429 32

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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