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American University in Dubai

country rank

8

world rank

4547

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Overview

Established in 1995, American University in Dubai is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Dubai (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE, American University in Dubai (AUD) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University in Dubai (AUD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AUD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name الجامعة الأمريكية في دبي
Acronym AUD
Founded 1995
Motto Where potential is turned into success
Colours Blue
Mascot AUD Knights
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Location


Address Sheikh Zayed Road, Interchange 5, Exit 32
Dubai
28282 DubaI
United Arab Emirates
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +971 (4) 399 9000
Telefax +971 (4) 399 8899
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Areas of Studies


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 in Dubai 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.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 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 American University in Dubai'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.

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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 Not available
Admission Office Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai 28282
Phone +971 (4) 399 9000

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 American University in Dubai'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 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to American University in Dubai's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of American University in Dubai 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Education, UAE


Year of first Accreditation

1996


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • International Advertising Association (IAA)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Techno



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 in Dubai 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

  • The Institute of International Education
  • The Association of International Education
  • The European Association of International Education
  • President’s Club Member of the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates
  • The Clinton Globa


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