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Top 10 Private Universities in Bangladesh 2023 – [BD] Best Private Universities

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1. BRAC University

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BRAC University is the number one private university in Bangladesh. Founded in 2001, the BRAC University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Savar. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, BRAC University (BRACU) is a small-sized (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. BRAC University (BRACU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor’s degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 22-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BRACU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Vincent Chang
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 2001
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 7,500-10,000 US$
Postgraduate – 5,000-7,500 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 17,500-20,000 US$
Postgraduate – 15,000-17,500 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Inspiring Excellence
Address 66, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212
Contact +880-2-9844051-4
Mail [email protected] (Admission)

2. North South University

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North South University is a private level higher education institution in Bangladesh. The university is the first government-approved private university in the country. Founded in 1992, the North South University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, North South University (NSU) is a large-sized (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. North South University (NSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor’s degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 30-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. Atiqul Islam
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 1992
Yearly Tuition Range (Local students) Undergraduate – 2,500-5,000 US
Postgraduate – 2,500-5,000 US
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 2,500-5,000 US$
Postgraduate – 2,500-5,000 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Center of Excellence in Higher Education
Address Plot # 15, Block # B, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka- 1229
Contact +88 02 55668200
Mail [email protected]

3. Daffodil International University

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Daffodil International University is a private level higher education institution in Bangladesh. Established in 2002, the Daffodil International University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Daffodil International University (DIU) is a small-sized (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. Daffodil International University (DIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 21-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. DIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Yousuf Mahbubul Islam
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 2002
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 2,500-5,000 US
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US $
International Students Yes
Motto A Distinguished Landmark in Higher Education
Address 102, Shukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1207
Contact +88 02 913 8234-5
Mail [email protected] (Admission)

4. American International University, Bangladesh

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American International University is one of the best private universities in Bangladesh. Established in 1995, the American International University-Bangladesh is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) is a large-sized (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 27-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AIUB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 1995
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Where leaders are created
Address 83/B, Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka-1213
Contact +88-02-9894229, +88-02-9897387
Mail [email protected] (Admission)

5. Independent University, Bangladesh

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Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) is the leading private university in Bangladesh. Established in 1993, the Independent University, Bangladesh is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Chittagong. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 30-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. IUB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Milan Pagon
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 1993
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Teacheth Man That Which He Knew Not
Address Plot 16, Block B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road, Dhaka- 1221
Contact +88 02 8431645-53
Mail [email protected]

6. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology

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Ahsanullah Science and Technology University is a private university located in Dhaka. Founded in 1995, the Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) is a small-sized (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 28-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) MD. Amanullah
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 1995
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Divine Light is our guide
Address 141 & 142, Love Road, Tejgaon Industrial Area
Dhaka – 1208
Contact +88 02 8870422, Ext. 107, 114
Mail [email protected], [email protected]

7. East West University

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East-West University is the most popular private university in Bangladesh. Established in 1996, the East West University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, East West University (EWU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. East West University (EWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor’s degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 26-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. EWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor M. M. Shahidul Hassan
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 1996
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Excellence in Education
Address Plot A/2, Main Road, Jahurul Islam City, Aftabnagar, Dhaka-1212
Contact +88 02-55046678, +88 09666775577
Mail [email protected]

8. United International University

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United International University is a popular private university in Bangladesh. Established in 2003, the United International University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Dhaka (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, United International University (UIU) is a very small-sized (enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Bangladeshi higher education institution. United International University (UIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in several areas of study. See the degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 20-year-old Bangladeshi higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 2003
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
Postgraduate – 1,000-2,500 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Quest for excellence
Address United City, Madani Avenue, Badda, Dhaka-1212
Contact +88 09604-848-848
Mail [email protected]

9. University of Asia Pacific

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The University of Asia Pacific is a private university in Bangladesh. It was established on 29 July 1996. The four-year period began with computer science and engineering and business administration. At present, the University is running activities in the Department of Architecture, Business Administration, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Pharmacy, Law, Mathematics and English. The Asia Pacific University Foundation is funding this university financially. The main goal of this Foundation is humanitarian and social development. Departments- School of Engineering, School of Business, School of Environmental Science and Design, School of Humanities and Social Science, School of Medicine, School of Science, School of law.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Jamilur Reza Choudhury
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 1996
International Students Yes
Motto Committed to Excellence
Address 4/A, Green Road, Dhaka – 1215
Contact +8802 58157091-4,6
Mail [email protected]

10. University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh

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University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh is one of the largest private universities in Bangladesh. This educational institution, affiliated to the University Grants Commission is located in Dhanmondi. Kazi Shahid Ahmed founded it in 2002. Its educational activities started in 2004. ULab University offers various opportunities for advanced education and the psychological well-being of students. The air-conditioned library, which houses a seminar room, language labs, newspapers from all over the country, and famous newspapers from all over the country. There is a workshop on campus B, a seminar room for conducting seminars. There is a screening room for film screenings and film-related classes. This university has a radio station with sophisticated facilities for hands-on education. It is the first campus radio station in Bangladesh.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) H.M. Jahirul Haque
Admission 3 times in a year (January, May, and September)
Established 2004
Yearly Tuition Range
(Local students)
Undergraduate – 7,500-10,000 US$
Postgraduate – 2,500-5,000 US$
Yearly Tuition Range
(International students)
Undergraduate – 7,500-10,000 US$
Postgraduate – 2,500-5,000 US$
International Students Yes
Motto Your university, your future
Address House 56, Road 4/A (Satmasjid Road), Dhanmondi, Dhaka -1209
Contact 966-1255, 01730-082197, 01713-091936