Alexandria University: Statistics



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#1063 of 14,131 In the World
#15 of 1,104 In Africa
#2 of 50 In Egypt
#1 of 3 In Alexandria
#97 of 1,466 For Toxicology
Top50% For 170 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Full time employee7,151
Student:staff ratio28:1

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for Alexandria University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Alexandria University is a world-class research university with 43,648 scientific papers published and 495,748 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Genetics, and Computer Science.


Alexandria University majors

by publication & citation count

29,890 / 371,710
25,382 / 348,790
24,824 / 265,498
21,337 / 280,062
19,067 / 254,988
Environmental Science
18,705 / 240,169
15,286 / 224,311
Organic Chemistry
14,940 / 241,823
14,901 / 189,136
Computer Science
12,129 / 131,553
Quantum and Particle physics
11,704 / 166,674
Materials Science
11,277 / 164,565
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,272 / 125,886
11,229 / 118,507
9,604 / 131,196
8,914 / 90,206
8,727 / 72,457
8,131 / 108,120
7,005 / 79,468
6,735 / 94,999
Geography and Cartography
6,635 / 80,964
5,734 / 65,538
5,676 / 55,640
5,538 / 70,740
5,358 / 55,712
Metallurgical Engineering
5,301 / 82,742
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
5,192 / 44,534
Optical Engineering
5,071 / 63,343
Electrical Engineering
4,551 / 49,798
4,483 / 42,265
Anatomy and Physiology
4,191 / 38,330
3,928 / 44,988
Political Science
3,845 / 43,031
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,818 / 40,926
3,741 / 42,700
Chemical Engineering
3,693 / 71,869
Physical chemistry
3,633 / 69,518
3,559 / 43,666
3,530 / 40,572
3,443 / 57,849

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 255 835
1992 271 897
1993 252 902
1994 229 955
1995 242 950
1996 267 1116
1997 269 1336
1998 252 1286
1999 272 1457
2000 353 1661
2001 329 1958
2002 542 2329
2003 494 2556
2004 465 2917
2005 477 3545
2006 517 4236
2007 500 5049
2008 605 5851
2009 647 6916
2010 709 7836
2011 918 9051
2012 1019 11211
2013 1221 13593
2014 1471 15318
2015 1783 17990
2016 2074 19924
2017 1981 22070
2018 2268 26018
2019 2572 32094
2020 3373 44263
2021 4174 57862
2022 4812 71684
2023 4316 79702
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Alexandria University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Faculty Tuition Cost (per year)
Faculty of Engineering EGP 10,000
Faculty of Medicine EGP 15,000
Faculty of Commerce EGP 8,000
Faculty of Law EGP 7,000
Faculty of Arts EGP 6,000

The currency used is Egyptian Pound (EGP).

Alexandria University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Alexandria University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Baccalaureos/Bachelor's degree Agriculture, Child Care and Development, Dentistry, Engineering, Fine Arts, Hotel Management, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Special Education, Tourism
Master's Degree Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Community Health, Computer Science, Curriculum, Dairy, Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Economics, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Engineering, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Fine Arts, Fishery, Floriculture, Food Technology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Forestry, Fruit Production, Genetics, Geology, Geophysics, Haematology, Histology, Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Hotel Management, Hydraulic Engineering, Immunology, Information Technology, Irrigation, Landscape Architecture, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Meat and Poultry, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Music Education, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Periodontics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Plant Pathology, Pneumology, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Rural Planning, Soil Science, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Tourism, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine, Urology, Venereology, Veterinary Science, Water Science
Doctorate Accountancy, Agriculture, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business Computing, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Curriculum, Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Economics, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Geology, Geophysics, Haematology, Histology, Home Economics Education, Hotel Management, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Irrigation, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Medical Parasitology, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Music Education, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral Pathology, Organic Chemistry, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Political Sciences, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Social and Preventive Medicine, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Tourism, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine, Urology, Venereology, Veterinary Science, Zoology

Alexandria University alumni

  1. Samira Khashoggi

    Samira Khashoggi
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    1935-1986 (aged 51)

    Samira Khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian progressive author, as well as the founder of Al Sharkiah magazine. She was the sister of the Saudi businessman Adnan Khashoggi. She was the first wife of Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al-Fayed and the mother of filmmaker Dodi Al-Fayed. She died of a heart attack in 1986 at the age of 51.

  2. Samir Ghanem

    Samir Ghanem
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1937-2021 (aged 84)
    television actoractor

    Samir Yousef Ghanem was an Egyptian comedian, singer, and entertainer.

  3. Ahmed Zewail

    Ahmed Zewail
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1946-2016 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in Alexandria University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    physicistinventoruniversity teacherchemist

    Ahmed Hassan Zewail was an Egyptian and American chemist, known as the "father of femtochemistry". He was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on femtochemistry and became the first Egyptian and Arab to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific field, and the second African to win a Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He was the Linus Pauling Chair Professor of Chemistry, a professor of physics, and the director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at the California Institute of Technology.

  4. Mahmoud Abdel Aziz

    Mahmoud Abdel Aziz
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1946-2016 (aged 70)
    film directorstage actortelevision actorfilm actor

    Mahmoud Abdel Aziz was an Egyptian film and television actor. He became famous for several famous roles in Egyptian cinema, before becoming famous in his native Egypt and the whole region for his Egyptian patriotic role in the Egyptian TV series Raafat el-Hagan. The Egyptian Actors Guild announced his death on the night of 12 November 2016.

All 49 notable alumni

Alexandria University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Botany, Crop Production, Fishery, Food Science, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science
Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Dairy, Entomology, Forestry, Genetics, Home Economics, Horticulture, Soil Science, Water Science, Wood Technology
Faculty : Arts Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, English, French, Geography (Human), History, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mediterranean Studies, Oriental Languages, Philosophy, Phonetics, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Theatre
Faculty : Commerce Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Management Systems, Mathematics, Political Sciences, Statistics
Faculty : Dentistry Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Surgery
Faculty : Economics and Political Sciences Economics, Political Sciences
Faculty : Education Arabic, Biology, Chemistry, Curriculum, Education, Educational Psychology, Foreign Languages Education, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physics, Social Sciences, Teacher Trainers Education
Faculty : Engineering Architecture, Building Technologies, Chemical Engineering, Computer Education, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Irrigation, Marine Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics, Production Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology, Transport Engineering
Faculty : Fine Arts Architecture, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture
Faculty : Kindergarten Educational Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology
Faculty : Law Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, History of Law, International Law, Islamic Law, Law, Public Law
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cardiology, Community Health, Dermatology, Health Sciences, Histology, Medicine, Microbiology, Neurological Therapy, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Public Health, Surgery, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine, Urology, Venereology
Faculty : Nursing Nursing
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Faculty : Physical Education for Girls Physical Education
Faculty : Physical Education for Men Physical Education, Sports, Sports Management, Sports Medicine
Faculty : Science Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Geology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Zoology
Faculty : Specific Education Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Fine Arts, Home Economics, Music, Oriental Studies, Psychology
Faculty : Tourism and Hotels Hotel and Restaurant, Hotel Management, Tourism
Faculty : Veterinary Medicine Biochemistry, Histology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Veterinary Science
Institute : Graduate Studies and Research Biotechnology, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Materials Engineering
Institute : Medical Research Medicine, Radiology
Institute : Public Health Behavioural Sciences, Public Health, Statistics, Tropical Medicine

General information

Alternative names AU
جامعة الإسكندرية
Founded 1942
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education
Motto Knowledge, Innovation. Collaboration
Colors light blue

Location and contacts

Address 22 Al-Guish Avenue El Chatby
Alexandria, 21526
City population 4,870,000

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