Ranking  1985      2
Нов български университет
Country Bulgaria
City Sofia
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $304-567 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 40%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1991
Abbreviation NBU
Teachers 1,499
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Ne varietatem timeamus!
• National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria
• European Association of International Education (EAIE)
• Francophone University Agency (AUF)
World ranking1985
Country ranking2
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking1985
Cost of living in Sofia
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 103 144
Food 112 199
Transportation 22 48
Communications and utilities 35 53
Clothing 18 66
Sports and leisure 15 57
Accommodation in Sofia USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre104
Shared room in city centre145
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre177
1 bedroom apartment in city centre245
Alternative title
bg Нов български университет
Location on map
New Bulgarian University or Нов български университет (NBU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Bulgaria. NBU was founded in 1991. The campus of the university is well known in Sofia where it is located.

University ranking. New Bulgarian University is one of the best universities of Bulgaria. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance are required to submission by the admission committee. It is very likely to get admitted to NBU as there are only 2 applicants per seat. The academic year is divided into semesters like in many other educational institutions of Bulgaria. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. NBU is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 5,000 USD per year of study. For those who don’t want to or can’t attend the full time program, the university has special online degree programs. On the university’s official website (http://www.nbu.bg) you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. New Bulgarian University is average in size with a capacity of 15 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The academic staff includes more than 1500 teachers and professors. NBU has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Facebook.

Infrastructure of NBU. The university has a functioning library. It is a part of the European Association of International Education (EAIE), and also a member of Francophone University Agency (AUF).
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