Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

country rank  8
world rank  4297

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University Overview

Founded in 2007, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small town of Masdar City (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Abu Dhabi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 11 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Emirati higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name معهد مصدر للعلوم والتكنولوجيا
Acronym MIST
Founded 2007
Motto Learning to change the world
Colours Light blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 45005
Masdar City (population range: 2,500-9,999)
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
T +971 (2) 810 9333
F +971 (2) 698 8001

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Masdar Institute of Science and Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, UAE

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)


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Site last updated: Thursday, 21 June 2018