Alexandria University: Statistics



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#985 of 14,131 In the World
#12 of 1,104 In Africa
#2 of 50 In Egypt
#1 of 3 In Alexandria
#86 of 1,321 For Toxicology
Top50% For 166 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 ratio17:1

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 37,882 scientific papers published and 407,823 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Genetics, Organic Chemistry, and Computer Science.


Alexandria University majors

by publication & citation count

25,787 / 297,882
21,981 / 283,304
21,404 / 214,559
18,426 / 224,679
16,399 / 204,167
Environmental Science
16,070 / 190,276
13,001 / 174,187
12,864 / 152,103
Organic Chemistry
12,800 / 189,836
Computer Science
10,332 / 105,018
Quantum and Particle physics
9,840 / 128,544
Materials Science
9,711 / 132,014
9,551 / 94,103
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,491 / 99,210
8,285 / 103,652
7,599 / 72,144
7,535 / 58,980
6,976 / 83,879
5,861 / 60,193
5,789 / 74,254
Geography and Cartography
5,681 / 62,398
4,878 / 45,547
4,810 / 54,114
4,758 / 49,513
4,637 / 45,031
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
4,557 / 35,992
Metallurgical Engineering
4,415 / 62,450
Optical Engineering
4,218 / 45,523
3,852 / 36,930
Electrical Engineering
3,821 / 38,352
Anatomy and Physiology
3,686 / 32,438
3,346 / 36,828
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,266 / 33,516
Political Science
3,178 / 33,246
3,084 / 31,923
3,036 / 32,269
Chemical Engineering
3,004 / 54,611
Physical chemistry
2,968 / 49,169
2,963 / 31,615
2,947 / 47,329

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 220 656
1991 234 779
1992 257 803
1993 241 808
1994 217 856
1995 223 845
1996 284 1027
1997 263 1221
1998 254 1187
1999 273 1339
2000 371 1529
2001 332 1829
2002 383 1940
2003 421 2295
2004 436 2654
2005 444 3205
2006 457 3879
2007 473 4510
2008 548 5355
2009 682 6433
2010 681 7023
2011 868 8164
2012 965 10132
2013 1128 12183
2014 1371 14043
2015 1656 16495
2016 1915 18419
2017 1950 20810
2018 2064 22959
2019 2429 28880
2020 3123 40222
2021 4274 59089
2022 4315 68112
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. Samir Ghanem

    Samir Ghanem
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1937-2021 (aged 84)
    actortelevision actor

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

  2. Ahmed Zewail

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

    Ahmed Hassan Zewail was an Egyptian-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 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, Professor of Physics, and the director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at the California Institute of Technology.

  3. Mahmoud Abdel Aziz

    Mahmoud Abdel Aziz
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1946-2016 (aged 70)
    television actorstage 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.

  4. Zahi Hawass

    Zahi Hawass
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1947-.. (age 76)
    necropolis scholaracademicpoliticianarchaeologistegyptologist

    Zahi Abass Hawass is an Egyptian archaeologist, Egyptologist, and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs, serving twice. He has also worked at archaeological sites in the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, and the Upper Nile Valley.

All 44 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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