Tanta University is an Egyptian university in the city of Tanta, Al Gharbiyah governorate, Egypt. The university is under the direct scientific supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education.It was founded first in 1962 as a branch from the University of Alexandria with the faculty of Medicine only and then it became an independent university named University of the Middle Delta in 1972. It had at that time Medicine, Science, Agriculture and Education faculties. Then, its name was changed into Tanta University in 1973.Faculties Faculty of Science (1977). Faculty of Education in Tanta (1977). Faculty of Agriculture in Kafr ash Shaykh (1977). Faculty of Engineering (1977). Faculty of Law (1981). High Institute of Nursing (1982). Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (1982). Faculty of Agriculture in Tanta (1992). Faculty of Physical Education (1994). Faculty of dentistry (1977). Faculty of Pharmacy. Faculty of Arts (1975).