University of Madras

University of Madras Ranking

country rank: 51
world rank: 3566

University Overview

The University of Madras was founded in 1857 and is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the metropolitan environment of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, a major city with a population of over 5,000,000 people. University of Madras (Umadras) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. The University of Madras (Umadras) provides 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 the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at Umadras have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library, accommodation, online courses and distance learning options, and administrative support.

University of Madras Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Madras
Acronym Umadras
Founded 1857
Motto Doctrina Vim Promovet Insitam Learning Promotes Natural Talent
Colours Cardinal

University Location

Address Chepauk Campus Chennai 600 005 Tamil Nadu India
Tel +91 (44) 2536 1074
Fax +91 (44) 2536 7654

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Social Media


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