Manipal Academy of Higher Education

country rank  20
world rank  1562

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Manipal Academy of Higher Education is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Manipal (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Karnataka. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Udupi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) 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 27 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 Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name मणिपाल विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym MAHE
Founded 1993 Origins date back to 1953
Motto Inspired by Life
Colours Copper

University Location

Address Madhav Nagar
Manipal (population range: 10,000-49,999)
576 104 Karnataka
T +91 (820) 257 1201
F +91 (820) 257 0062
Other locations Udupi

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 building, Madhav Nagar
Manipal 576 104
+91 (820) 2571201

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Manipal Academy of Higher Education's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC
  • Medical Council of India MCI
  • Dental Council of India DCI
  • Pharmacy Council of India PCI
  • Rehabiliation Council of India RCI
  • All India Council for Technical Education AICTE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020