Misurata University

country rank  4
world rank  7428

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University Overview

Founded in 1984, Misurata University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Misrata (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ben waleed, Alkhoms, Zliten. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, Misurata University (MisurataU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Misurata University (MisurataU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 34 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 80-90% making this Libyan higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة مصراتة
Acronym MisurataU
Founded 1984
Motto Best Eduction for best future
Colours Green and brown

University Location

Address PO Box 2478
Misrata (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +218 (512) 627 203
F +218 (512) 627 350
Other locations Ben waleed, Alkhoms, Zliten

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 2478
Misurata 2478
+218 (512) 627203
(512) 627202

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

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
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya

Year of first Accreditation


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018