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American University of Ras Al Khaimah

country rank 15
world rank 6580

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University Overview

Founded in 2009, American University of Ras Al Khaimah is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Ras al-Khaimah (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 8 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Emirati higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AURAK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


الجامعة الأمريكية في رأس الخيمة

Acronym

AURAK

Founded

2009

Motto

Academic Excellence, Redefined

Colours

Red and white

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University Location

Address

PO Box 10021
Ras al-Khaimah (population range: 250,000-499,999)
10021 Ras al-Khaimah United Arab Emirates

Telehone

+971 (7) 221 0500

Telefax

+971 (7) 221 0638

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of American University of Ras Al Khaimah for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) Not reported
International students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate American University of Ras Al Khaimah's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office

Near HCT Campus, Al Burairat Area,
Ras Al Khaimah 10021+971 (7) 221 0500

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate American University of Ras Al Khaimah's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 250-499

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff under-50

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Not reported

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Not reported

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to الجامعة الأمريكية في رأس الخيمة's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

Not reported

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of American University of Ras Al Khaimah for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, UAE


Year of first Accreditation

2009


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the American University of Ras Al Khaimah as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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