BRAC University

country rank  5
world rank  3770

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University Overview

Founded in 2001, BRAC University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Savar, Dhaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, BRAC University (BRACU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. BRAC University (BRACU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name ব্র্যাক ইউনিভার্সিটি
Acronym BRACU
Founded 2001
Motto Inspiring Excellence
Colours Blue, ash and white

University Location

Address 66, Mohakhali
Dhaka (population range: over 5,000,000)
1212 Dhaka
T +880 (2) 885 3948-9
F +880 (2) 881 0383
Other locations Savar, Dhaka

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 66, Mohakhali
Dhaka 1212
+880 (2) 882 4051-4
(2) 885 3948-9

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019