Magadh University is located in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. It is a UGC approved university that was established in the year 1962. It is the largest university in Bihar and is sprawled across an area of 460 acres. Magadh University in Bodhgaya, Bihar is operating 105 affiliated colleges and 44 constituent colleges. Various courses related to Science, Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences are offered in the university along with distance learning programs and diploma courses. Its multi-storied library called Mannulal Central Library boasts of its collection of over 1,62,000 books. Besides that, the on-campus hostels can accommodate around 1500 students. A branch of Central Bank of India is also available on the campus. Magadh University in Bodh Gaya is easily accessible via road. The nearest railway stop is Gaya Junction which is at a distance of 13 km from Bodh Gaya while Gaya Airport is at a distance of 17 km from the university.