|#5921 of 14,131||In the World|
|#2166 of 5,830||In Asia|
|#1 of 65||In Myanmar|
|#1 of 4||In Yangon|
|#2011 of 2,438||For Petrology and Geochemistry|
- Highest Degree
- Acceptance rate
* Yangon University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete 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 Requirements||Secondary school certificate|
|Academic Calendar||July to March (July - December; January-March)|
Yangon University has published 512 scientific papers with 5,165 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Physics, Ecology, Paleontology, Organic Chemistry, and Medicine.
Yangon University majors
by publication & citation count
Annual publication & citation counts
The tuition table for Yangon 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||Duration (years)||Tuition Cost (MMK)|
|Bachelor of Arts (BA)||4||1,200,000|
|Bachelor of Science (BSc)||4||1,500,000|
|Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)||4||1,800,000|
|Bachelor of Laws (LLB)||5||2,000,000|
|Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)||6||3,000,000|
|Master of Arts (MA)||2||1,000,000|
|Master of Science (MSc)||2||1,200,000|
|Master of Business Administration (MBA)||2||2,000,000|
|Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)||3||3,500,000|
All tuition costs are in Myanmar Kyat (MMK).
Yangon 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 Yangon 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.
|Art & Design||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Liberal Arts & Social Sciences||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Master's Degree||Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences|
|Doctorate Degree||Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences|
Yangon University alumni
- Born in
- 1915-1947 (aged 32)
- military personnelpolitician
Aung San was a Burmese politician, independence activist and revolutionary. He was instrumental in Myanmar's struggle for independence from British rule, but he was assassinated just six months before his goal was realized. Aung San is considered the founder of modern-day Myanmar and the Tatmadaw (the country's armed forces), and is commonly referred to by the titles "Father of the Nation", "Father of Independence", and "Father of the Tatmadaw".
- Born in
- 1909-1974 (aged 65)
Thant, known honorifically as U Thant, was a Burmese diplomat and the third secretary-general of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971, the first non-Scandinavian to hold the position. He held the office for a record 10 years and one month.
- Born in
- 1911-2002 (aged 91)
- politicianmilitary officer
Ne Win was a Burmese politician and military commander who served as Prime Minister of Burma from 1958 to 1960 and 1962 to 1974, and also President of Burma from 1962 to 1981. Ne Win was Burma's military dictator during the Socialist Burma period of 1962 to 1988.
- Born in
- 1946-.. (age 77)
Htin Kyaw is a Burmese politician, writer and scholar who served as the ninth president of Myanmar from 30 March 2016 to 21 March 2018. He was the first elected president to hold the office with no ties to the military since the 1962 coup d'état. The second son of scholar Min Thu Wun, Htin Kyaw had held various positions in the education, planning and treasury ministries in prior governments.
Yangon University faculties and divisions
|Department/Division : Anthropology||Anthropology|
|Department/Division : Archaeology||Archaeology|
|Department/Division : Botany||Botany|
|Department/Division : Chemistry||Chemistry|
|Department/Division : Computer Studies||Computer Science|
|Department/Division : English||English|
|Department/Division : Geography||Geography|
|Department/Division : Geology||Geology|
|Department/Division : History||History|
|Department/Division : Industrial Chemistry||Industrial Chemistry|
|Department/Division : International Relations||International Relations and Diplomacy|
|Department/Division : Law||Law|
|Department/Division : Library and Information Studies||Information Sciences, Information Technology, Library Science|
|Department/Division : Mathematics||Mathematics|
|Department/Division : Myanmar Studies||Cultural Studies, Native Language|
|Department/Division : Philosophy||Philosophy|
|Department/Division : Physics||Geology, Physics|
|Department/Division : Psychology||Psychology|
|Department/Division : Zoology||Zoology|
|Alternative names||YU |
|Motto||There's no friend like wisdom|
Location and contacts
|Address|| University Avenue Road Kamayut Township |