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BRAC University

BRAC University (BRACU) is a private university, was established in 2001. It is a small coeducational higher education institution. BRACU hopes to instill in its students a commitment to working towards national development and progress. It ensures a high quality of education and aims to meet the demands of the contemporary times.  The medium of instruction and examination at BRAC University is English. BRACU is accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh. It offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees, bachelor degrees, and master degrees in several areas of study.

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The mission of BRAC University is to foster the national development process through the creation of a center of excellence in higher education that is responsive to society’s needs and able to develop creative leaders and actively contributes to learning and creation of knowledge.


Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, KCMG, a Bangladeshi social worker, the founder, and chairman of BRAC, the world’s largest non-governmental organization, is the founder of BRAC University. BRACU celebrated its first convocation on 28 January 2006.

Brac University’s Departments & Programs


The department offers following programs:

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Certificate in Construction Management
  • Master in Disaster Management

Computer Science and Engineering

The undergraduate and graduate programs offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) and
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering (BSCSE)

Economics and Social Sciences

The department offers two undergraduate and one graduate programs. These are:

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics (BSS in Economics)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Anthropology (BSS in Anthropology)
  • Master of Science in Applied Economics (MS in Applied Economics)

An increasing number of students from other departments are opting to double major in economics. The department also offers:

  • Minor in Economics
  • Minor in Anthropology
  • Minor in Sociology

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) department offers two undergraduate degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Communication Engineering

It also offers two graduate degree programs:

  • Master of Science in Electrical and Electronic  Engineering and
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

English and Humanities

Mathematics and Natural Sciences



The campus of BRACU is located at Mohakhali, Dhaka. The university is also building its permanent campus located at Pragati Sarani, Dhaka. The university is supposed to shift to its permanent campus by 2018.

BRAC University Scholarships

  • Performance-Based Scholarship
  • Merit-Based Scholarship

Financial Information

  • Financial Aid: Available
  • Percent Receiving Aid: 15%
  • Tuition: In-State: $8,000.00/Year, Out-of-State: $14,000.00/Year

Contact Information

Address: 66 Mohakhali Dhaka, 1212 Bangladesh

Phone: +880-2-9844051-4

Email: info-at-bracu.ac.bd

Homepage: http://www.bracu.ac.bd

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