Chittagong University

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University of Chittagong
চট্টগ্রাম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
University of Chittagong logo.png
Seal of the University of Chittagong
Other name
Chittagong University
TypePublic, Coeducational
Established18 November 1966
ChancellorPresident of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid
Vice-ChancellorIftekhar Uddin Chowdhury
Academic staff
862[1]
Administrative staff
311 (Male 277, Female 34)[1]
Students24,283
(Male 15,598, Female 8,685)[1]
Location
22°28′12″N 91°47′25″E / 22.469928°N 91.790405°E / 22.469928; 91.790405Coordinates: 22°28′12″N 91°47′25″E / 22.469928°N 91.790405°E / 22.469928; 91.790405
CampusRural, 2,100 acres (8.5 km2)
NicknameCU (চবি)
AffiliationsUniversity Grants Commission
Association of Commonwealth Universities
Websitecu.ac.bd

The University of Chittagong (Chittagong University, Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, CU in short) is a public university in Hathazari Upazila, Chittagong District, Bangladesh. This university has a campus of 2,100 acres (8.5 km2). It is ranked 2nd among the universities in Bangladesh by Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.[2]

Chittagong University was founded on 3 December 1965 by Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry in Chittagong City.[3] It has around 22,000 students and 750 faculty members.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "University of Chittagong at a Glance". cu.ac.bd. University of Chittagong. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. "Bangladesh". Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.
  3. Administrator. "List of Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor". Retrieved 16 June 2015.