Arabian Gulf University

country rank  2
world rank  6255

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Arabian Gulf University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Manama (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Capital Governorate. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Bahrain, Arabian Gulf University (AGU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Arabian Gulf University (AGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 38 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 80-90% making this Bahraini higher education organization a least selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الخليج العربي
Acronym AGU
Founded 1981

University Location

Address Building 293, Road 2904, Complex 329
Manama (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Capital Governorate
Bahrain
T +973 (17) 239 999
F +973 (17) 272 555

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 26671
Manama
+973 (17) 239 883
(17) 2239 884

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Arabian Gulf University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Bahrain

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019