General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation UoC
Teachers 934
Students 14,937
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Buddhi Sarvatra Bhrajathe
• University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
World ranking917
Country ranking1
Cost of living in Colombo, USD/month
Accommodation $99 $209
Food $130 $196
Transportation $5 $21
Communications and utilities $48 $56
Clothing $14 $56
Sports and leisure $10 $37
Accommodation in Colombo, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$99
Shared room in city centre$210
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$125
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$230
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking917
QS World University Rankings858
Webometrics Ranking2039
Alternative title
ta கொழும்பு பல்கலைக்கழகம்
si කොළඹ විශ්වවිද් යාලය
University of Colombo (UoC) - public higher education institution in Sri Lanka.

University of Colombo - Description

The oldest campus in Sri Lanka, the University of Colombo is a sprawling complex occupying over fifty acres of prime land in the heart of the city. Today, "College House" (the administrative hub of the university) with its period architecture, is a well known landmark in the city. In keeping with its motto "Buddhih Sarvatra Bhrajate" which means "Wisdom shines forth every where", the University of Colombo strives to maintain academic excellence in all areas of study. The Medical and Science Faculties of the University are not only the oldest in the university system of Sri Lanka but are also arguably the best in terms of Faculty and resources. Student life is enhanced by a plethora of extra-curricular activities offered on campus. The beautiful playground and the modern gymnasium offer sportsmen and women the opportunity to exploit and develop their abilities to the fullest. Meanwhile the New Arts Theater is often the arena for spotlighting the dramatic/musical talents of our student population. The location of the University affords the student population all the advantages of a "metropolitan university" in easy access to international information/resource centers, libraries, theaters, sports complexes etc. Today, the University of Colombo with a proud history of...

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