Edwardes College is an undergraduate and graduate institution in the city of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province along Pakistan's northwest border with Afghanistan. The college serves about 2,000 students in sciences, arts and humanities, business administration, and computer science.
The college's degree programs, affiliated with the University of Peshawar, lead to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Bachelor of Computer Science (B.S.C.), and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degrees awarded through the University of Peshawar. Edwardes also offers an A-Level program, and the Faculty of Arts (F.A.) and Faculty of Science (F.Sc.) certificates through the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Higher National Diploma (H.N.D.) program in business and information technology offers the option of a third year in an institution in the U.K., U.S.A. or Australia.
Edwardes is an institution of the Diocese of Peshawar, one of eight dioceses of the Church of Pakistan, which was formed in 1970 by the union of Anglicans, Presbyterians, Methodists, and Lutherans. Long a men’s college, Edwardes is now co-educational with about 200 women students and 15 women among its 85 faculty members, with numbers of women anticipated to increase over time. The college has a vital community life, which includes freedom of worship for persons of all faiths, sporting events, a debate society, drama productions, and student publications.
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