South Valley University

country rank  20
world rank  5379

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University Overview

Founded in 1995, South Valley University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Qena (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, South Valley University (SVU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. South Valley University (SVU) 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة جنوب الوادي
Acronym SVU
Founded 1995

University Location

Address CIC Main Building, SVU
Qena (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
83523 Qena
T +20 (96) 521 1281
F +20 (96) 521 1276
Other locations Aswan, Luxor, Hurghada

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Not reported
Admission Office South Valley University Main Building
Qena 83523
+20 (96) 521 1279
(96) 521 1276

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt

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