University of Barisal

country rank  41
world rank  7898

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University Overview

Founded in 2011, University of Barisal is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Barisal (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, University of Barisal (BU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Barisal (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name বরিশাল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym BU
Founded 2011
Motto Knowledge is power

University Location

Address Kornokathi, Dhaka - Patuakhali Highway
Barisal (population range: 250,000-499,999)
8200 Barisal
T +880 (431) 217 7762
F +880 (431) 61827

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh

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