AGU University at agu.edu.bh

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world rank  6314

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Arabian Gulf University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Manama (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Capital Governorate. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Bahrain, Arabian Gulf University (AGU) is a very small (uniRank 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 officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 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 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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University Identity

University Name(s)

جامعة الخليج العربي

Acronym
AGU

Founded
1981

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University Location

Address
Building 293, Road 2904, Complex 329
Manama (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Capital Governorate Bahrain

T +973 (17) 239 999

F +973 (17) 272 555

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website at agu.edu.bh for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree/Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does 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 Arabian Gulf University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

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

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 areas of study, degree 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.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 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

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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 this University official website at agu.edu.bh 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
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 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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Please visit the official website at agu.edu.bh to make sure the University information provided is up-to-date. The uniRank University Ranking is not an academic ranking and should not be adopted as the main criteria for selecting a higher education organization where to enroll.

 

Site last updated: Thursday, 14 December 2017