Benha University

country rank  7
world rank  3099

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University Overview

Established in 1976, Benha University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Banha (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Qalyubia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): moshtohor- shobra. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Benha University (BU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Benha University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Egyptian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة بنها
Acronym BU
Founded 1976

University Location

Address 100 Farid Nada Street
Banha (population range: 50,000-249,999)
13518 Qalyubia
T +20 (13) 323 1011
F +20 (13) 321 3511
Other locations moshtohor- shobra

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Benha University main building
Banha 13111
+20 0133213514

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Benha University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019