Jalal-Abad State University was founded in 1993 and is a public institution designed to provide higher education in following fields: electronics; energy; construction; education; agro-industrial complex. Currently there are 5 faculties and 2 colleges in JaSU, with an enrollment of more than 4,300 students. Rectorate, management are located in main campus Jalal-Abat. Faculty of Engineering is located in the Kara-Kul. Karakul city is located along the Bishkek-Osh highway at a distance of 395 km from Bishkek and 176 km from Jalal-Abat. Faculty of Technology is located in town of Tash-Kumyr. This city is also located along the Bishkek-Osh highway at a distance of 460 km from Bishkek and 112 km from Jalal-Abat. Electrical Engineering College is located in town of.Mayluu-Suu. The city is located in the western foothills of the Ferghana Range, on the banks of the same river (a tributary of the Kara-Darya). The city has the largest in Central Asia Electric Works. Distance from Jalal-Abad to Maili-Suu, exactly 92 km. Technical College is located in the urban settlement of Kochkor-Ata, along the highway Bishkek – Osh, a distance of 517 km from Bishkek and 54 km from Jalal-Abat. In prespektive Jalalabat State University to become one of the largest research and training centers of the Kyrgyz Republic, providing training bachelor of technology, a Bachelor of Science, Engineering and Master of Science, as well as academic degrees.The city was founded in the 80s of last century. Currently, the city is third largest city of the Kyrgyz Republic.. Distance from the capital Bishkek by road is 571 km. Jalal-Abat is the political, economic and cultural center of the Jalalabat region.
The staff of the university consists of about 700 teachers (c. 100 doctors of sciences and c. 350 candidates of sciences). 39 professors of the University are academicians and corresponding members of domestic and foreign Academies.
The territory of the university (without the clinical bases) occupies 17.3 hectares. It has 16 educational buildings, five hostels, covered track and field athletics arena, sport centre (with stadium and swimming pool), several cafes. The library fund of university is about 600,000 books. University has also its own publishing centre.