University of Babylon

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world rank  1661

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University Overview

Established in 1991, University of Babylon is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Al Hillah (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Babylon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Al Qasim, Al Mussayeb. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Babylon is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Babylon 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 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Iraqi higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة بابل
Founded 1991

University Location

Address Al Najaf's Street
Al Hillah (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +964 7716742333
F +964 7601006254
Other locations Al Qasim, Al Mussayeb

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

EduListing Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 80-90%
Admission Office Babylon Admission Office PO Box 4
Al Hillah 00964

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
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 University of Babylon'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

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020