University of Dhaka (DU) - public higher education institution in Bangladesh. DU was founded in 1921. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Dhaka.

University ranking. University of Dhaka proudly stands at the top of the national ranking of Bangladesh. University of Dhaka is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities. According to surveys the university has a high standing among employers.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. University of Dhaka has one of the strictest admission policies in the world accepting only 1 out of 10 applicants. The academic year is divided into semesters. DU has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website http://www.du.ac.bd.

The composition of the university. University of Dhaka is a big educational institution, attended by more than 207 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. The academic staff includes more than 2300 teachers and professors. The students may participate in various student exchange programs.

Infrastructure of DU. The university has its own library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered.
Ranking   911   1
Country Bangladesh
City Dhaka
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Living expenses $281 -497 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 10%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1921
Abbreviation DU
Teachers 2,268
Students 207,118
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Truth Shall Prevail
Accreditation
• University Grants Commission of Bangladesh
Rankings
World ranking 911
Country ranking 1
Employer Reputation 273
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 911
QS World University Rankings 860
Cost of living in Dhaka
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 70 113
Food 97 167
Transportation 10 37
Communications and utilities 69 59
Clothing 16 60
Sports and leisure 19 61
Total 281 497
Accommodation in Dhaka USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 70
Shared room in city centre 114
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 69
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 120
Alternative title
bn ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Location on map

University of Dhaka - Official Description

On the first day of July 1921 the University of Dhaka opened its doors to students. The University was set up in a picturesque part of the city known as Ramna on 600 acres of land. At present, approximately 33,000 students are enrolled in this university and are taught by almost 1800 teachers. The University of Dhaka is dedicated to the advancement of learning and is committed to promoting research in all fields of knowledge. New research projects are undertaken every year. Six half-yearly English journals and one ten-monthly Bengali journal are published by six faculties regularly. Ten more research journals are published by individual departments.

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10732National University of BangladeshDhaka1,000 USD1,000 USD
18933BRAC UniversityDhaka20,000 USD20,000 USD
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