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Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus.

MAHE has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campuses in Dubai(UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers programs in engineering, management and architecture, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry.

Every institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education.



Manipal Academy of Higher Education along with its institutions have done pretty well in the ranking of 2018. Almost all the institutions have seen their rankings go up and Faculty of Architecture has made its presence felt in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking for the first time.

MAHE continues to be the best private university in the country being ranked #1 by three prominent ranking agencies, The Week, India Today and Education World. The Week has ranked MAHE number one for the fourth time in a row and Education World, third consecutive year. There was a considerable improvement in the NIRF ranking as well -- moving seven places up to the 11th position from the 2017 ranking. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and Mangalore too have done well in the rankings, particularly the NIRF. Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences has maintained its seventh position in NIRF.    

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