Rana University

country rank  9
world rank  10312

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University Overview

Founded in 2009, Rana University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Kabul (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Afghanistan, Rana University (RU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rana University (RU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 10 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 60-70% making this Afghan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Name پوهنتون رنا
Acronym RU
Founded 2009
Motto We Nurture Talents
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Baraki Square
Kabul (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
25000 Kabul
T +93 (773) 102 049
F +93

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

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 60-70%
Admission Office Rana University
Kabul 25000
+93 773 102 049
729 030 303

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
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, Afghanistan

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • AACSB International
  • ACCA

Academic Structure


Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019