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Zarqa University

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world rank 7675

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Zarqa University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Zarqa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Zarqa University (ZU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Zarqa University (ZU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 23 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 50-60% making this Jordanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ZU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


جامعة الزرقاء

Acronym

ZU

Founded

1994

Colours

Blue and light grey

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University Location

Address

PO Box 2000
Zarqa (population range: 250,000-499,999)
13110 Zarqa Jordan

Telehone

+962 (5) 382 1100

Telefax

+962 (5) 382 1120

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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
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Zarqa University 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 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) Not reported
International students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 Zarqa University'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 50-60%

Admission Office

PO Box 2000
Zarqa 13110+962 (5) 382 1100
(0)800 22252

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 Zarqa 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.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 4,000-4,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type For-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Rural

Religious Affiliation

Islamic Islamic

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to جامعة الزرقاء's Library

Housing

Not reported

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

Not reported

Study Abroad

Not reported

Distance Learning

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Zarqa University 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 Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan


Year of first Accreditation

1994



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 Zarqa 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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


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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Fans count: 35282 likes (April 2017)


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Online Courses

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Open Education ConsortiumOpen Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017