American University of Ras Al Khaimah

country rank  13
world rank  6425

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University Overview

Founded in 2009, American University of Ras Al Khaimah is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the medium city of Ras al-Khaimah (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially licensed by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates, American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Emirati 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 11 years old Emirati 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
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
10021 Ras al-Khaimah
United Arab Emirates
Tel +971 (7) 221 0500
Fax +971 (7) 221 0638

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Near HCT Campus, Al Burairat Area,
Ras Al Khaimah 10021
(7) 221 0500

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to American University of Ras Al Khaimah's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates


Year of first Accreditation

2009


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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