Alexandria University History
Alexandria University is an Egyptian university located in the coastal city of Alexandria. The university was founded in the year 1938 as a satellite campus of Fouad University and was granted independent university status in 1942. It adopted its present name post the Egyptian revolution of 1952. The university presently enrolls over 150,000 students and employs over 7000 staff.
Alexandria University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Alexandria University comprises of 23 faculties offering a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level programs in Arts, Law, Commerce, Engineering, Science, Agriculture, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physical Education, Public Health, Fine Arts, and Agriculture.
Alexandria University also offers programs in Education, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Research, Tourism and Hotels, Specific Education, Economic Studies, and Political Science in addition to research centers catering to the academic community.
Alexandria University Campuses
Alexandria University is the second-largest university in Egypt and has its campus located in the city of Alexandria. The university also maintains secondary campuses in Iraq, South Sudan, and Chad. The university campus is home to all the faculties and administrative buildings.
Alexandria University comprises of Library of Alexandria which has received grants from United Nations Development Program and UNESCO to revive the old Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The university campus offers a wide range of services to students including sports, recreation, leisure, and health facilities.
Alexandria University Achievements
Alexandria University is ranked amongst top 350 universities in the world as per Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. QS World University Rankings ranked the university top 700 in the world.
Alexandria University is also ranked 2nd in Egypt and 916th in the world as per Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.
Alexandria University USP
Alexandria University has an acceptance rate of 80 to 90% which makes it a least selective institution. The university also has an affordable tuition fee and offers financial aid.
Alexandria University also offers a number of student exchange and study abroad programs with prestigious institutions such as Cardiff Metropolitan University and the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom and Virginia Tech in the United States.
Alexandria University Notable Alumni
Yahya El Mashad (Egyptian Nuclear Physicist), Mo Ibrahim (Sudanese-British Entrepreneur), Tawfiq Saleh (Film Director), and Ahmed Zewail (Nobel Prize Laureate).
Alexandria University Application Requirements
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Alexandria University Cost of studies
Undergraduate: EGP 22,815
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Alexandria University Deadlines
Bachelors: April 30
Masters: April 30
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
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