Ibb University

Ibb University

country rank: 11
world rank: 11277

University Overview

Ibb University, established in 1996, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the tiny city of Ibb City (population range of 50,000-249,999), Ibb. Ibb University (IU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Yemeni higher education institution that is officially recognized by Yemen’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Ibb University (IU) 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. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Yemeni higher-education school, which is 24 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. IU also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Acronym IU
Founded 1996

University Location

Address PO Box 70270 Ibb City Ibb Yemen
Tel +967 (4) 408 183
Fax +967 (4) 408 068

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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 Ibb City +967 (4)416078

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
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 Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) Association of Arab Universities Arab Higher Education Institutions Association of World Universities International Computer Driving License (ICDL)

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