Founded in 1926, Andhra University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Visakhapatnam (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Andhra Pradesh. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Andhra University (AU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. Andhra University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 94 years old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
Andhra University was established in 1926. The campus spans across an area of 422 acres. The aim of the university is to offer the students with the required education in order to excel in their careers. The university offers different courses in Arts, Commerce, Management, Science and Technology, Engineering, Law, Pharmacy and Education. The university also has student services and welfare centres on the campus. According to NIRF ranking 2021, the varsity has been ranked 24 in the university category with an overall score of 51.1. The university has also been ranked at 48th position in the overall category by the NIRF ranking 2021.