ABU At a glance

America Bangladesh University was established in the year 1997 with a view to provide American Standard curricula in Bangladesh. Prior to that, America Bangladesh University started its endeavor signing a 2+2 credit transfer program with University of Houston Clear Lake in the year 1997.

Our Philosophy
America Bangladesh University is committed to transferring the knowledge of past generations to succeeding generations for their mental, moral, and cultural growth. Its dedication to human achievement-academic,personal, and vocational-predicates awakening and strengthening the intellect, character, and practical abilities of all students. America Bangladesh University resolves to from independent thinkers and doers who can provide service to their community and their nation in a constantly changing world.All students, regardless of their backgrounds, should be brought under the influence of imaginative, competent instructors who provide a survey of knowledge and who open channels of interest and occupation, in order to demonstrate alternate possibilities for achievement. Such a college stimulates, energizes, and matures the nation’s human resources. Believing in the worth of the individual, America Bangladesh University promotes shared commitment; hence, all students will be given responsibility for their own growth. As the university believes that post-secondary education is now essential for most citizens so the university accepts the responsibility of providing it according to highest standards. The board of trustee, administrators, faculty, and staff are committed to excellence in facilities, curricula, and methods to serve students representing a wide range of ages, interests, and needs.

The university welcomes students from all cultural, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds. America Bangladesh University pledges itself to excellence in the widest diversity of instruction of students from its community.

The vision of America Bangladesh University (ABU) is to become a leading university and remain as a top center of excellence in higher education and research. It aims at attracting good students, faculty and staff from all over the world.

The mission of ABU is to produce highly skilled labor force, visionary professional leaders and responsible and enlightened citizens. This mission is achieved by imparting high quality higher education, and training, and by conducting useful research so that individuals can achieve their intellectual, social, and personal potentials.ABU is committed to developing human capital by sharpening creative thinking. In addition to creation and dissemination of knowledge, its mission includes promotion of humanism and peace through higher education. As a social institution, ABU endeavors to induce changes for betterment of the society as a whole through public services, and through promotion of ethical behavior and social justice.

To fulfill its mission, ABU applies five basic strategies: (1) it offers socially relevant academic programs which meet the changing needs of the students coming from different backgrounds and seeking different career goals; (2) it hires highly qualified and internationally trained academics to teach the courses or programs it offers; (3) ABU, through a rigorous selection process, admits only those students who demonstrate the potential to pursue and complete the programs of study they select; (4) it provides appropriate physical and electronic infrastructural facilities, logistic supports and an environment conducive to teaching, learning and research; and (5) it practices the principles of good governance that ensure best management practices and encourage academic freedom and faculty governance.

Our Objective and Purpose
The purpose of university education is to contribute to the intellectual development of the individual, to promote personal enrichment and growth opportunities, and offer preparation for careers. America Bangladesh University, as a privately supported university, seeks to provide an excellent teaching/ learning environment in meeting the educational needs of the citizens.

As an institution dedicated to the intellectual development of the individual, America Bangladesh University will:
   a) provide an environment conducive to learning and teaching.
   b) Ensure that academic freedom is both encouraged and protected.
   c) Maintain high standards of teaching and scholarship.
   d) Establish high academic standards consistent with the role of a comprehensive public university and college.
   e) Set and enforce appropriate and consistent standards of admission.

As a university devoted to promoting personal enrichment and growth opportunities, America Bangladesh University will:
   a) serve as both a community resource and model for personal growth in academic, technical/vocational and continuing education areas.
   b) Establish by model and precept a dedication to human development by encouraging both professional and personal growth by all college personal.
   c) Serve as a cultural resource for the community.
   d) Develop student leadership and interaction skills.

As an institution offering preparation for careers, America Bangladesh University will:
   a) provide comprehensive academic parallel programs for transfer to post graduate institutions.
   b) Establish degree programs consistent with community business needs.
   c) Conduct ongoing research in the community to determine occupational needs in a changing economic climate.

As an institution-serving student from a diversity of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, America Bangladesh University will:
  a) assess basic academic abilities of entering student.
  b) Provide appropriate opportunities in development of academic skills.
  c) Arrange financial aid whenever appropriate and available.
  d) Provide access to day-care facilities.