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About UPDN

University of Peradeniya (UPDN) — public non-profit university. It is located in Kandy, Sri Lanka. As a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), UPDN is actively working on developing the academic environment.

According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is among the top-1200 in the world. The educational institution is in the top-1000 of Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

UPDN conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.

Location
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Establishment year
1942
Students
16,647
International students
164
Female students
59%
Acceptance rate
20%

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UPDN tuition fees

The academic year at UPDN is continuous, which means that students have no break between courses. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UPDN for local citizens starts from 3 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 1,000 USD. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

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Academic calendar
Continuous
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
Local3USD/year
Foreign1,000USD/year
Master
Local3USD/year
Foreign1,000USD/year

UPDN campus

The campus of UPDN is located in Kandy. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The school has a library where students can do their homework or just relax.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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