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Arabian Gulf University

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Overview

Established in 1981, Arabian Gulf University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Manama (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Capital Governorate. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Bahrain, Arabian Gulf University (AGU) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Arabian Gulf University (AGU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 36 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Bahraini higher education organization a least selective institution. AGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name جامعة الخليج العربي
Acronym AGU
Founded 1981
Screenshot Arabian Gulf University Screenshot

Location


Address Building 293, Road 2904, Complex 329
Manama
Capital Governorate
Bahrain
Population range 50,000-249,999
+973 (17) 239 999
+973 (17) 272 555

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Arabian Gulf University's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Arabian Gulf University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 26671
Manama
+973 (17) 239 883
(17) 2239 884

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Arabian Gulf University'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.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Arabian Gulf University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Arabian Gulf University's official website 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.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Bahrain



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 Arabian Gulf University 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 a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)


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Site last updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2017