University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Statistics

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#2783 of 14,160In the World
#861 of 5,829In Asia
#4 of 16In Sri Lanka
#578 of 1,029For Forestry

Quick Review

Enrollment
8,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Singhalese;English
Acceptance rate
47%*

* The University of Sri Jayewardenepura is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education with Advanced ('A') level in 4 approved subjects, or equivalent foreign qualification
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment8,500
Full time employee550
Student:staff ratio15:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,478
Citations
22,156

University of Sri Jayewardenepura majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
1,003 / 9,277
Biology
936 / 7,175
Environmental Science
693 / 2,709
Business
570 / 1,818
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
534 / 3,952
Chemistry
491 / 4,293
Economics
298 / 1,577
Engineering
276 / 1,651
Geography and Cartography
265 / 333
Demography
234 / 3,183
Computer Science
219 / 1,072
Psychology
187 / 1,379
Nutrition and Food Science
168 / 1,453
Physics
147 / 907
Marketing
134 / 298
Ecology
131 / 588
Botany
130 / 1,280
Environmental Management
130 / 393
Horticulture
122 / 150
Materials Science
120 / 781
Forestry
113 / 203
Public Health
112 / 1,017
Family medicine
112 / 364
Mathematics
109 / 248
Development Studies
99 / 557
Agricultural Science
92 / 483
Investment Banking and Stock trading
91 / 446
Surgery
83 / 676
Communications and Public Relations
83 / 134
Environmental Chemistry
82 / 854
Political Science
80 / 96
Health Science
80 / 732
Management Information Systems
80 / 263
Immunology
73 / 1,531
Pediatrics
71 / 506
Human Resource Management
71 / 376
Healthcare Management (MHA)
70 / 412
Management
62 / 184
Accounting
61 / 139
Virology
57 / 1,152

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199064
1991159
1992138
199322
1994015
1995312
199638
199709
1998819
19991935
20002320
20011219
20021832
20031853
20041084
200537124
200646224
200738289
200868326
200965428
201076557
201179653
2012248772
20132271058
20141731228
20152931336
20162891282
20172681483
20183621626
20194332494
20204064407

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeAccountancy, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Economics, English, Finance, Forestry, French, Geography, Geology, Hindi, History, Human Resources, Information Management, Information Technology, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Plant Pathology, Political Sciences, Sanskrit, Statistics, Technology, Zoology
Master's Degree (by coursework)Anthropology, Archaeology, Business Administration, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Finance, Fishery, Food Science, Forestry, History, Indic Languages, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Real Estate, Science Education, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre
Postgraduate Certificate / DiplomaAccountancy, Criminology, Finance, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Physics, Real Estate, Sociology, Statistics
Master of PhilosophyAnthropology, Archaeology, Chemistry, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Indic Languages, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Sanskrit, Sociology
DoctorateAnthropology, Archaeology, Chemistry, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Indic Languages, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Sanskrit, Sociology

Notable alumni

  1. Dinakshie Priyasad

    Photo
    Dinakshie Priyasad
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actortelevision presentermodel
    Biography

    Baminnahennadige Dinakshie Priyasad is a Sri Lankan actress and television presenter. Priyasad made her acting debut at the age of two in the film Apaye Thathpara 84,000 directed by her father Dinesh Priyasad.

  2. A. T. Ariyaratne

    Photo
    A. T. Ariyaratne
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    social worker
    Biography

    Sri Lankabhimanya Ahangamage Tudor Ariyaratne is a Sri Lankan founder and president of the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka. He was nominated to the Constitutional Council as a civil representative on 10 September 2015. He received the Jamnalal Bajaj Award in 1991.

  3. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero

    Photo
    Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    bhikkhu
    Biography

    Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero is a Sri Lankan monk. who is the Founder of Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery and Shraddha Media Network.

  4. Sanjeewa Pushpakumara

    Photo
    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara is a Sri Lankan film director, screenwriter and producer.

  5. Suminda Sirisena

    Photo
    Suminda Sirisena
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kala Bhushana Suminda Sirisena is an actor in Sri Lankan cinema, theater and television. He has played a wide range of starring or supporting roles and a recipient of Best Actor award in many award festivals.

  6. Kumarasinghe Sirisena

    Photo
    Kumarasinghe Sirisena
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Pallewatta Gamaralalage Kumarasinghe Sirisena, sometimes known as P. G. Kumarasinghe, is a Sri Lankan business executive and former Group Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom. He is the younger brother of the former President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena.

General info

Alternative namesUSJP
ශ්රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්ව විද්යාලය
Founded1959
AccreditationUniversity Grants Commission of Sri Lanka
MottoVijja Uppattam Setta
Among all that arise, knowledge is the greatest
Academic structureFaculty of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Technology
Faculty of Engineering
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Location and Contacts

AddressGangodawila
Nugegoda, Western Province, 10250
Sri Lanka
Phone+94 (11) 275 8000

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