National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
The National University of Sciences and Technology, commonly referred to as NUST, is a public research university with its main campus in Islamabad and other subsidiary campuses throughout different cities of Pakistan. It is one of three partner universities under the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies (USPCAS-E) Program.
Established in March 1991 primarily for the promotion of STEM fields, it has since expanded by establishing a more comprehensive curriculum consisting of engineering, economics, finance, management and social sciences degrees.
As of 2016, NUST has an enrollment of over 15,000 full-time students, over 20 departments and 1,280 academic faculty and staff. It is ranked by QS World Rankings as among the leading 50 universities under the age of 50 and is ranked by QS as among the top 500 universities in the world. It is also ranked by QS as among the top 300 in the world in electric engineering.
For more information about the U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies at NUST, visit USPCAS-E at NUST