Menofia University (MU) was founded in 1976. It started with four faculties with nearly 9500 students, 214 staff members and 372 assisting members. It has steadily and remarkably developed to be one of the largest universities in Egypt.Today the University includes 22 faculties & institutes with about 80000 students and 3500 teaching staff members .
The University hastwo campuses. The main campus is located in the city of Shebin EL-koum, the capital of Menofia Governorate, which is 75 Km from Cairo.
The University’s other branch has been recently established in accordance with the presidential decree No 267, for the year 2006. It is located in Sadat City, 60 Km from Shebin EL-koum, and 90 Km from Cairo.