University of Tripoli

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world rank  4085

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University Overview

Founded in 1955, University of Tripoli is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Tripoli (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ben Gasher, Janzour. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, University of Tripoli (UoT) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tripoli (UoT) 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 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Libyan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة طرابلس
Acronym UoT
Founded 1955
Motto Taught the human what he did not know
Colours Orange and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 13275, University Road, Sidy Almasry
Tripoli (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Tripoli
Libya
T +218 (21) 462 7910
F +218 (21) 462 8839
Other locations Ben Gasher, Janzour

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 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Sidy Almasry, Al Furnaj Road
Tripoli
+218 (21) 462 7920

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 None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Tripoli'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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Medical Board of California
  • National Center for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education and Training Institutes (CQAAEIs)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Consortium des Universités Euro-Méditerranéennes (TETHYS)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019