North South University

North South University Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 2821

University Overview

North South University, established in 1992, is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the major city of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). North South University world ranking (NSU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Bangladesh University Grants Commission. North South University (NSU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see university ranking, university admission, acceptance rate, university affiliations, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Bangladeshi higher-education school, which is 27 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate for this Bangladeshi higher education school is 30-40%, making it a highly selective university. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. North South University world ranking additionally offers students with a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services. University world ranking is available at Topuniversitieslist.

North South University Ranking

University Identity

Name North South University
Acronym NSU
Founded 1992
Motto Center of Excellence in Higher Education
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Plot 15, Block B, Bashundhara Dhaka 1229 Dhaka Bangladesh
Tel +880 (2) 5566 8200
Fax +880 (2) 5566 8202

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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office NSU Admission Office, Level 3, North South University, Plot 15, Block B, Bashundhara Dhaka 1229 (2) 5566 8200 Ext. 1401

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
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 Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


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Memberships and Affiliations

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