American University of Ras Al Khaimah

country rank  15
world rank  6247

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University Overview

Founded in 2009, American University of Ras Al Khaimah is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Ras al-Khaimah (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) 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 9 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 60-70% making this Emirati higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AURAK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name الجامعة الأمريكية في رأس الخيمة
Acronym AURAK
Founded 2009
Motto Academic Excellence, Redefined
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address PO Box 10021
Ras al-Khaimah (population range: 250,000-499,999)
10021 Ras al-Khaimah
United Arab Emirates
T +971 (7) 221 0500
F +971 (7) 221 0638

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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 60-70%
Admission Office Near HCT Campus, Al Burairat Area,
Ras Al Khaimah 10021
+971 (7) 221 0500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to American University of Ras Al Khaimah's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, UAE

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018