North Western University, Khulna the first full-fledged private university in Khulna, Bangladesh was established on the 18th November 2012. The University started Academic Activities in Spring Semester, 2013.
The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh approved the establishment of North Western University under the Private University Act. 2010.
The University started its activities with 4 Faculties, 12 Departments, 67 full-time teachers, 61 part-time teachers and 489 students. At present, the University consists of 4 Faculties, 14 Departments. The number of students and teachers have risen to about 3400 and 140 respectively.
The first fresh admission classes had 489 students enrolled in 12 Departments: Business Administration 62 students, BA Hons in English 9 students, MA in English 5 students, LLB 10 students, MBA-1 Year 27 students, EMBA 31 students, MBA-2 Year 11 students, MDS 7 students, Computer Science & Engineering 92 students, Electrical & Electronic Engineering 150 students, Civil Engineering 84 students.