South Valley University

country rank  15
world rank  4870

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University Overview

Founded in 1995, South Valley University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Qena (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, South Valley University (SVU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. South Valley University (SVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة جنوب الوادي
Acronym SVU
Founded 1995

University Location

Address CIC Main Building, SVU
Qena (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
83523 Qena
T +20 (96) 521 1281
F +20 (96) 521 1276
Other locations Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office South Valley University Main Building
Qena 83523
+20 (96) 521 1279
(96) 521 1276

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
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
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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019