An-Najah National University

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world rank  2706

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University Overview

Founded in 1977, An-Najah National University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Nablus (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Bank. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tulkarm. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory, An-Najah National University (ANU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. An-Najah National University (ANU) 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 41 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 Palestinian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة النجاح الوطنية
Acronym ANU
Founded 1977 Origins date back to 1941
Motto We Challenge the Present to Shape the Future
Colours Mahogany

University Location

Address 707, Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Street
Nablus (population range: 250,000-499,999)
00970 West Bank
Palestinian Territory
T +970 (9) 234 5113
F +970 (9) 234 5982
Other locations Tulkarm

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 7
+970 +972 (9) 234 5113

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to An-Najah National University'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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018