Fayoum University

country rank  29
world rank  6689

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Founded in 2005, Fayoum University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Faiyum (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Fayoum University (FYM) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fayoum University (FYM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 15 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 60-70% making this Egyptian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الفيوم
Acronym FYM
Founded 2005
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address University Zone
Faiyum (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
63514 Faiyum
T +20 (84) 638 0696
F +20 (84) 633 4031

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 60-70%
Admission Office Fayoum University
Fayoum 63514
+20 (84) 637 7064

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fayoum University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


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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