Aga Khan University

country rank  7
world rank  2943

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Aga Khan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Karachi (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Sindh. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): London. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aga Khan University (AKU) 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 35 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 70-80% making this Pakistani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name آغا خان یونیورسٹی
Acronym AKU
Founded 1983
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address Stadium Road, PO Box 3500
Karachi (population range: over 5,000,000)
74800 Sindh
Pakistan
T +92 (21) 3493 0051
F +92 (21) 3493 4294
Other locations London

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 70-80%
Admission Office Stadium Road, PO Box 3500
Karachi 74800
+92 (21) 3493 0051

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan


Year of first Accreditation
1983


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Government of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC)
  • Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018