An-Najah National University: Statistics



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#2518 of 14,131 In the World
#789 of 5,830 In Asia
#2 of 27 In the Palestine
#1 of 2 In Nablus
#297 of 2,556 For Classics and Ancient History
Top50% For 45 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
Admissions RequirementsUndergraduate admissions occur through Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) or Direct Entry (DE). UTME Candidates must hold one of the following qualifications: General Certificate of Eduction (GCE) ordinary level, Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE), National Business and Technical Examination Board Certificate (NABTEB), National Examination Council Certificate (NECO), Teachers Grade II Certificate; passed with at least five credits, which must include English Language and Mathematics, passed at one or two sittings. DE candidates should possess one of the following qualifications which must also be acceptable to the University: Higher National Diploma (HND), National Certificate in Education (NCE), Ordinary National Diploma (OND; obtained from any recognized institution in at least credit level.
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)

We've calculated the 45% acceptance rate for An-Najah National 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

An-Najah National University has published 4,196 scientific papers with 47,338 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Quantum and Particle physics, and Organic Chemistry.


An-Najah National University majors

by publication & citation count

2,489 / 31,594
2,137 / 22,636
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,124 / 22,543
2,068 / 29,252
Environmental Science
1,995 / 26,674
1,948 / 25,007
1,733 / 20,353
Computer Science
1,379 / 14,805
Quantum and Particle physics
1,283 / 16,125
Organic Chemistry
1,249 / 17,881
1,169 / 12,250
1,147 / 17,694
Political Science
1,134 / 11,744
1,100 / 8,877
1,092 / 12,154
1,090 / 11,563
1,090 / 11,631
Geography and Cartography
967 / 12,024
966 / 13,521
959 / 10,782
930 / 15,573
930 / 9,327
Materials Science
894 / 12,618
893 / 10,790
756 / 5,554
705 / 9,057
702 / 8,277
697 / 7,328
661 / 6,008
651 / 7,298
Public Health
552 / 8,017
Classics and Ancient History
542 / 5,125
487 / 6,475
Metallurgical Engineering
477 / 6,980
453 / 3,510
Electrical Engineering
449 / 6,343
Optical Engineering
440 / 5,013
Physical chemistry
436 / 7,699
Development Studies
435 / 5,121
408 / 5,966

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 3
1992 4 5
1993 3 9
1994 3 7
1995 1 5
1996 5 5
1997 2 12
1998 14 7
1999 7 13
2000 9 26
2001 17 27
2002 11 33
2003 23 56
2004 15 66
2005 24 110
2006 33 128
2007 27 166
2008 34 171
2009 43 288
2010 58 376
2011 64 532
2012 96 665
2013 121 842
2014 158 1107
2015 156 1322
2016 195 1752
2017 252 2018
2018 299 2678
2019 346 3605
2020 421 5147
2021 515 6905
2022 554 8428
2023 610 9656
Academic rankings


The tuition table for An-Najah National 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.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor's Degree 4,000 NIS
Master's Degree 6,000 NIS
Doctoral Degree 8,000 NIS

An-Najah National 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 An-Najah National 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 No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes No
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Applied Chemistry, Applied Linguistics, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Banking, Biology, Biomedicine, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Business Computing, Ceramic Art, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Continuing Education, Crop Production, Curriculum, Demography and Population, Design, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, French, Geography, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Heating and Refrigeration, History, Human Rights, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Islamic Law, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Auxiliaries, Medicine, Midwifery, Music, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Optometry, Painting and Drawing, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Health, Public Law, Regional Planning, Religious Studies, Road Engineering, Sculpture, Seismology, Social and Community Services, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Taxation, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Transport and Communications, Urban Studies, Veterinary Science, Water Management, Water Science
Master's Degree Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Anaesthesiology, Animal Husbandry, Arabic, Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Crop Production, Curriculum, Economics, Education of the Gifted, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Food Technology, Geography, History, Koran, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physics, Private Law, Public Health, Public Law, Public Relations, Regional Planning, Science Education, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Women's Studies
Doctorate Arabic, Chemistry, Koran, Literature, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physics, Teacher Training

Notable alumni

  1. Ekrima Sa'id Sabri

    Ekrima Sa'id Sabri
    Born in
    Palestine Flag Palestine
    1939-.. (age 85)

    Sheikh Ekrima Sa'id Sabri is a religious leader and former Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine from October 1994 to July 2006. He was appointed by Yasser Arafat.

  2. Munib al-Masri

    Munib al-Masri
    Born in
    Palestine Flag Palestine
    1934-.. (age 90)

    Munib Rashid al-Masri, also known as the "Duke of Nablus", and "the Godfather"(b. 1934), is a Palestinian industrialist, philanthropist, and patriarch of the al-Masri family.

  3. Taher al-Masri

    Taher al-Masri
    Born in
    Palestine Flag Palestine
    1942-.. (age 82)
    diplomatpoliticiancivil servant

    Taher Nashat al-Masri is a Jordanian politician who served as the 28th Prime Minister of Jordan from 19 June 1991 to 21 November 1991. He opposed the invasion of Iraq but reportedly wanted the Americans to stay in Iraq and keep it "out of the hands of the fundamentalists".

  4. Shadia Abu Ghazaleh

    Shadia Abu Ghazaleh
    Born in
    Palestine Flag Palestine
    1949-1968 (aged 19)
    political activist

    Shadia Abu Ghazaleh was a Palestinian political activist. She died in an explosion in her own home while preparing a bomb to be deployed in Tel Aviv. She has been described variously as "among the first Palestinian women to participate in military resistance after the 1967 occupation" and "one of the first female Palestinian terrorists".

An-Najah National University faculties and divisions

Centre : Energy Research Natural Resources
Centre : An Najah University Life Support Training Cardiology, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy
Centre : An-Najah Bio-Sciences Unit (NBU) Pharmacy
Centre : An-Najah Business Innovation and Partnership Business and Commerce
Centre : An-Najah Center for Cancer and Stem Cell Research Medicine
Centre : Architectural Conservation Unit Architectural Restoration
Centre : Biological, Chemical and Drug Analysis Biology, Chemistry, Toxicology
Centre : Community Service Social and Community Services
Centre : Computer Science Computer Science
Centre : Construction and Transportation Research Construction Engineering, Transport and Communications
Centre : Continuing Education Continuing Education
Centre : E-Learning Education
Centre : Earth Sciences and Seismic Engineering Earth Sciences, Seismology
Centre : Excellence in Learning and Teaching Education
Centre : Human Rights and Democracy Human Rights
Centre : Language Resources Education
Centre : Media Media Studies
Centre : Opinion Polls and Survey Studies Social Studies
Centre : Poison Control and Drug Information Toxicology
Centre : Urban and Regional Planning Regional Planning, Urban Studies
Centre : Veterinary Health Veterinary Science
Centre : Water and Environmental Studies Environmental Studies, Water Science
College : Community Accountancy, Administration, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Banking, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, E-Business/Commerce, Education, Finance, Marketing, Medical Auxiliaries, Pharmacy, Sales Techniques, Secretarial Studies, Software Engineering
College : Technology Automation, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Graphic Design, Heating and Refrigeration, Industrial Engineering, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia, Production Engineering, Technology
Course/Programme : Study of Involuntary Migration Demography and Population
Faculty : Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Food Technology, Nutrition, Plant and Crop Protection, Veterinary Science
Faculty : Arts Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, English, French, Geography, History, Literature, Social Work, Sociology, Tourism
Faculty : Economics and and Social Sciences Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Geography, Journalism, Marketing, Political Sciences, Printing and Printmaking, Psychology, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Social Work, Sociology
Faculty : Educational Sciences and Teachers Training Arabic, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, English, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Social Studies, Teacher Trainers Education, Teacher Training
Faculty : Engineering and Information Technology Architecture, Building Technologies, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Management, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Telecommunications Engineering, Urban Studies
Faculty : Fine Arts Ceramic Art, Ceramics and Glass Technology, Design, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Music, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture
Faculty : Graduate Studies Animal Husbandry, Applied Linguistics, Arabic, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Construction Engineering, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Islamic Law, Law, Management, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Plant and Crop Protection, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Public Law, Road Engineering, Taxation, Town Planning, Water Science
Faculty : Humanities American Studies, Arabic, English Studies, French Studies
Faculty : Law International Relations and Diplomacy, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Medicine and Health Sciences Anaesthesiology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Cosmetology, Dental Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Medical Auxiliaries, Medicine, Midwifery, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Radiology, Speech Therapy and Audiology
Faculty : Science Applied Chemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
Faculty : Sharia Banking, Islamic Law, Religious Studies
Institute : Forensic Medicine Forensic Medicine and Dentistry
Institute : Korean Palestinian IT Information Technology
Institute : Najah National University Hospital (NNUH) Medicine
Institute : Palestinian Child Rehabilitation and Therapy
Institute : Water and Environmental Studies Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Water Management
Laboratory : Central Medical Medicine

General information

Alternative names ANU
جامعة النجاح الوطنية
Founded 1977
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education
Motto نتحدى الحاضر لنرسم المستقبل.
Colors dark blue, orange

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 7
Nablus, West Bank
City population 157,000

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