Founded in 1991, the Al-Aqsa University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Gaza City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Gaza Strip. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory, Al-Aqsa University (AQU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Palestinian higher education institution. Al-Aqsa University (AQU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 32-year-old Palestinian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this Palestinian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AQU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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The following Al-Aqsa 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-Aqsa University's academic range and degree level offering.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Al-Aqsa University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
Al-Aqsa University's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
Al-Aqsa University has reported to uniRank to welcome around 500 international students from various countries, including:
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Al-Aqsa University has an enrollment range of 25,000-29,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of under-50 academic employees (Faculty).
Al-Aqsa University is a public higher education institution.
Al-Aqsa University is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Al-Aqsa University does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Al-Aqsa University's main facilities:
The Al-Aqsa University Library was established in 1991, coinciding with the transformation of the Teachers' Institute into the Faculty of Education. Since then, the library has been continuously expanding and developing its collections, adopting the latest advanced technological systems. In 1995, the library's book count was around three thousand, and since then, it actively participates in local and Arab exhibitions each year to acquire the latest titles and enrich its collections. Recognizing the significance of library development for the progress of any university, the library has strived to enhance its resources.
As of 2023, the library has amassed approximately 125,272 scientific materials in its holdings, categorized as follows:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
About Sport Activities and Facilities at Al-Aqsa University:
The sport facilities include:
uniRank provides below an overview of Al-Aqsa University's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
Al-Aqsa University offers various financial aids to its students, including:
These financial aids are designed to support students and make education more accessible at Al-Aqsa University.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
Al-Aqsa University offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
Al-Aqsa University offers the following distance learning features:
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Al-Aqsa University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Palestinian Territory
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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