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الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة

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3

world rank

2053

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Overview

Established in 1997, American University of Sharjah is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Sharjah (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University of Sharjah (AUS) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 20 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 70-80% making this Emirati higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AUS 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 الشارقة
Acronym AUS
Founded 1997
Colours Burgundy and white
Screenshot الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة Screenshot

Location


Address PO Box 26666
Sharjah
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
+971 (6) 515 1000
+971 (6) 515 2010

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 الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة'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 Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

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 الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة'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 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 26666
Sharjah
+971 (6) 515 1000

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 الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة'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 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة'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 American University of Sharjah'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 Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)



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 الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة 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

  • MSA
  • AA&CU
  • ABET
  • RIBA
  • ACSA
  • NAAB
  • ASCAAD


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