Gulf University

country rank  9
world rank  8983

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University Overview

Founded in 2001, Gulf University is a private higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Sanad (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Capital Governorate. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Bahrain, Gulf University (GU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Gulf University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name الجامعة الخليجیة
Acronym GU
Founded 2001
Motto Learn and Contribute

University Location

Address Building 1964, Road 4363, Block 743
Sanad (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Capital Governorate
T +973 (17) 620 092
F +973 (17) 622 230

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Bahrain

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019