Nile University

country rank  19
world rank  5110

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University Overview

Established in 2006, Nile University is a non-profit public private partnership higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Sheikh Zayed City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Cairo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, Nile University (NU) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nile University (NU) 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 14 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 90-100% making this Egyptian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة النيل
Acronym NU
Founded 2006
Motto Creating a learning culture
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Square on 26th of July Corridor
Sheikh Zayed City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
12677 Cairo
T +20 (2) 3854 1700
F +20 (2) 3539 2350

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)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 90-100%
Admission Office Juhayna, Square on 26th of July Corridor, Sheikh Zayed
6th of October City 12677
+20 (2) 3534 2128

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public Private Partnership
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Supreme Council of Universities (SCU)
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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