3. Rajshahi University (world rank:2809)
Founded in 1953, Rajshahi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rajshahi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Rajshahi University (RU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rajshahi University (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 64 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Bangladeshi higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. RU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.