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University of Chittagong
চট্টগ্রাম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
University of Chittagong logo.png
Seal of the University of Chittagong
Other name
Chittagong University
Type Public, Coeducational
Established 18 November 1966
Chancellor President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury
Academic staff
862
Administrative staff
311 (Male 277, Female 34)
Students 24,283
(Male 15,598, Female 8,685)
Location
Hathazari Upazila, Chittagong District, Bangladesh

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
Campus Rural, 2,100 acres (8.5 km2)
Nickname CU (চবি)
Affiliations University Grants Commission
Association of Commonwealth Universities

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.

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

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