University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

University of Ruhuna, A2, Matara, Sri Lanka

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The University of Ruhuna (Sinhalese: රුහුණ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය,රෝහණ සරසවිය (Ruhuṇa Viśvavidyālaya,rohana sarasaviya),; Tamil: ருகுண பல்கலைக் கழகம்) is a Sri Lankan national university in Matara, Sri Lanka.

It is the only university in southern Sri Lanka. It was established by a Special Presidential Decree on 1 September 1978 as Ruhuna University College and upgraded to a fully-fledged university on 1 February 1984. It is informally known as Ruhuna University or simply Ruhuna.

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Motto: Paññ?ya Nar?na? Ratana?

Endowment: LKR 2.982 billion

Administrative staff: 627

Students: 11000

Undergraduates: 10000

Postgraduates: 600

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