Abasyn University Peshawar is chartered by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. Abasyn University was the only University in KPK which was awarded category ‘W’ at the inception which was the highest category to be awarded to any institution in the old ranking system by HEC. By the grace of Allah and the support of sponsors and staff, HEC has upgraded category ‘W’ to ‘W3’ in the new ranking system. Abasyn University offers degree programs in various disciplines including Engineering, Computing, Business Administration, Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Education and Technology. National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC), HEC has accredited BS in Computer Science and BS in Software Engineering programs offered by the University. The University also offers BE in Electrical Engineering and BE in Civil Engineering programs accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). The University has been permitted by the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (PCP) to run Pharm-D program.
HEC granted NOC via letter No. 16-64/HEC/A&A/2010/401 to Abasyn University to open its campus at Islamabad. The University has established state of art facilities in Chak Shahzad Islamabad for the campus. Highly qualified teaching and non teaching staff have been hired. The campus has also established fully equipped labs with state of the art technologies and tools. The campus has also developed a well stocked library which has access to digital research databases, e-journals, e-books and e-reports.