University of Kufa

country rank  4
world rank  5800

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University Overview

Established in 1987, University of Kufa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Kufa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Najaf. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Kufa (UoK) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Kufa (UoK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Iraqi higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الكوفة
Acronym UoK
Founded 1987
Colours Green

University Location

Kufa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +964 (33) 340 952
F +964

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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office University of Kufa
Najaf 00964
+964 (33) 340952

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)

Academic Structure


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