Benha University

country rank  10
world rank  3637

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University Overview

Established in 1976, Benha University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Benha (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Qalyubia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Moshtohor, Shoubra, Al-Obour. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Benha University (BU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Benha University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Egyptian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة بنها
Acronym BU
Founded 1976

University Location

Address Farid Nada Street
Benha (population range: 50,000-249,999)
13518 Qalyubia
T +20 (13) 323 1011
F +20 (13) 321 3511
Other locations Moshtohor, Shoubra, Al-Obour

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Benha University main building
Benha 13518
+20 (13) 321 3514

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Benha University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Supreme Council of Universities (SCU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020