Education is very important for everyone and that is because it will determine the path you are going to take in life. Everything from the friends you are going to have and the amount of money you’re going to earn depends on the university you are going to attend. Therefore, I think it’s time that you study your butt off and don’t quit until you make sure that you get accepted by the university of your dreams. With that in mind, below we’ll have a better look at the Top 10 Largest Universities in the World and see which one fits you best.
10. Ramkhamhaeng University
Ramkhamhaeng University the number ten in our countdown for the world’s largest universities, but before you dismiss it and think that it’s small, think again. On a yearly basis this university enrolls around 430 thousand students and an extra fifteen hundred students from the International division. This makes for a total of 431.5 thousand students a year. Located in Thailand, this is definitely a good place where you could start investing in your education and since there are many programs in place here that involve the use of the English language, you won’t have any trouble feeling comfortable here and paving the way towards a prosperous career.
09. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University
Located in India, more specifically in Hyderabad, this public university is definitely one that you would want to attend. While initially it was called the Andhra Pradesh Open Univ., it seems that its name has been changed to the current one in nineteen ninety one. What makes Doctor B.R. Ambedkar university so special is the fact that it’s quite flexible when it comes to its evaluation methods, teaching, age requirements, the duration and choice of courses and the admissions. This makes it a good choice for those who want to study abroad and don’t want to be hampered by high admission demands. In terms of the number of students that are enrolled here, it’s around 430 thousand per annum.
08. California State University
Finally a university where everyone speaks English, the California State University is definitely no slouch. It currently maintains more than 23 campuses that are all located throughout the state. Even better, recent studies have confirmed the fact that its campuses provide students a very diverse and rich cultural and social experience which allows them to feel more relaxed when it comes to studying and therefore absorb more information in class. While the university has recently cut funds to the college, it’s still a solid university you may want to consider. On a yearly basis, there are more than 450 thousand students that enroll here and they certainly do it for a good reason.
07. State University of New York
SUNY is a great university that seems to divide its campuses into 4 categories, including community colleges, technology colleges, university colleges and doctoral granting institutions. If you want to enroll, then you should know that the requirements are not as high as you think, whereas if you’re curious about the total number of students that enroll here every year, it’s more than 460 thousand.
06. University System of Ohio
With more than two hundred adult workforce training programs and education centers, 23 community colleges, 24 branch campuses and 14 public universities, USO is certainly a university you may want to enroll at. The goal of its courses is to ensure that students absorb as much information as they can while taking class, so that they are fully prepared after they graduate and have to look for a job. While in 2008 there were a little over 478 thousand students enrolled, in 2009 there were more than 500 thousand people enrolled.
05. Anadolu University
When it comes too Turkish people it seems that they really care about higher education in a way that not many countries in the world do. The Anadolu University maintains 28 research centers and units in 2 campuses, 4 vocational schools, 7 schools and 3 distance learning programs and it has more than eighteen hundred faculty members. On top of that, it has a special program that focuses a lot on studying the English language and overall it’s a pretty high tech university. The bad news is that we don’t have any information about the number of students enrolling here, since it hasn’t been made available yet.
04. Bangladesh National University
If you’re living in Bangladesh or if you just want to consider higher education in a country where you don’t have to spend as much as an arm and a leg for tuition, then the BNU might just be the place. The BNU offers post graduate and also graduate level education to students in more than sixteen hundred colleges. The university itself is run by the government and in terms of the number of students enrolling at it per year, it’s aroudn1 million.
03. Islamic Azad University
The IAU consists of a private chain of universities that are spread in various locations across the country and it’s located in Iran (Tehran to be more specific). What makes stand out of the crowd though is the fact that it operates a news agency and it also maintains the biggest academic library in the country. On a yearly basis, there are more than 1,3 million students that attend the courses of the IAU.
02. Allama Iqbal Open University
It seems that the highest number of students attending the Allama Iqbal Open University come from the Middle East and Pakistan and that’s no surprise when you realize that this is the first open university in Asia. There are plenty of programs here that span from basic and all the way to the doctoral levels and when it comes to the number of students enrolling here, it’s over 1.9 million per annum.
01. Indira Gandhi National Open University
The IGNOU was founded in nineteen eighty five and it’s currently the largest university in the world. Not only does it have all sorts of programs you can consider, but the college serves a total of 35 countries through a total of 21 schools and a complex network of more than twenty three hundred study centers. If we look at numbers from two thousand and nine, the number of students that considered it for their higher education exceed 2 million per annum.
As you can see, these are the Top 10 Largest Universities in the World that you may definitely want to consider if you want to invest in your future and reap out the benefits after graduating. So what do you think about our list? Do you agree with it? Just let us know more about what you think in the comments section below!