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Al Ain University

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world rank  6883

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Founded in 2004, the Al Ain University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Al Ain (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Abu Dhabi. This institution also has a branch campus in Abu Dhabi. Officially licensed by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates, Al Ain University (AAU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Emirati higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Al Ain University (AAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 20-year-old Emirati higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Emirati higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Al Ain University's Control Typeprivate


Al Ain University's Entity Typefor-profit


Al Ain University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Al Ain University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة العين للعلوم و التكنولوجيا
Acronym AAU
Founded 2004
Colours Red, green and black
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University Location

Address Al Jimi, PO Box 64141
Al Ain
64141 Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Al Ain University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Al Ain University Phone Number +971 (3) 702 4888
Al Ain University Fax Number +971 (3) 702 4777
Other locations Abu Dhabi

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Al Ain University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Al Ain University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Al Ain University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Al Ain University.

Al Ain University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
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5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
Not reported

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Al Ain University's admission information.

Al Ain University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Al Ain University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Al Ain University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Al Ain University's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Al Ain University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Al Ain University's Admission Office Admission Office

Al Jimi
Al Ain 64141
(3) 671 1185

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Al Ain University.

Al Ain University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Al Ain University has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Al Ain University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).

Al Ain University's Control Type Control Type

Al Ain University is a private higher education institution.

Al Ain University's Entity Type Entity Type

Al Ain University is a for-profit higher education institution.

Al Ain University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Al Ain University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Al Ain University is Islamic Religious Affiliation

Al Ain University has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Al Ain University's main facilities:

Al Ain University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Al Ain University's Library

Al Ain University's Housing University Housing

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Al Ain University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Al Ain University's main services:

Al Ain University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Al Ain University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Al Ain University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Al Ain University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Al Ain University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Al Ain University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Al Ain University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Al Ain University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Al Ain University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Al Ain University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Al Ain University's Facebook page Al Ain University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Al Ain University's X (formerly Twitter) page Al Ain University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Al Ain University's YouTube channel Al Ain University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Al Ain University's Instagram page Al Ain University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Al Ain University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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