Tanta University

country rank  17
world rank  5173

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University Overview

Founded in 1972, Tanta University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tanta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Gharbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Tanta University (TU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Tanta University (TU) 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 47 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 طنطا
Acronym TU
Founded 1972
Colours Blue, orange and green

University Location

Address El-Geish Street
Tanta (population range: 250,000-499,999)
31111 Gharbia
T +20 (40) 331 7928
F +20 (40) 3286114

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 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 El-Giesh Street - Tanat University administration building
Tanta 31527
+20 (40) 331 7928
(40) 3317929

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Tanta 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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019