Herat University

Herat University Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 10724

University Overview

Herat University ranking, founded in 1988, is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the major city of Herat (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants).HU is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Afghan higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan. Herat University ranking (HU) 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 university ranking, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 32-year-old Afghan university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Herat University Ranking

University Identity

Name Herat University

دانشگاه هرات
Acronym HU
Founded 1988
Colours Black, red and green

University Location

Address Herat University New Campus Herat 0093 Herat Afghanistan
Tel +93 (40) 253 399
Fax +93

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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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 Not reported
Admission Office Herat University New Campus Herat 0093 (40) 253 399

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
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 Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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