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University of Bahrain

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Established in 1986, the University of Bahrain is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Sakhir (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southern Governorate. This institution also has a branch campus in Isa Town. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Bahrain, University of Bahrain (UoB) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Bahraini higher education institution. University of Bahrain (UoB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. UoB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


University of Bahrain's Control Typepublic


University of Bahrain's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Bahrain' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


University of Bahrain's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة البحرين
Acronym UoB
Founded 1986
Motto Say: My God! increase me in knowledge
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official University of Bahrain general video presentation.

University Location

Address PO Box 32038
Southern Governorate
University of Bahrain's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Bahrain Phone Number +973 (17) 439 996
University of Bahrain Fax Number +973 (17) 449 911
Other locations Isa Town

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Bahrain'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 University of Bahrain's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Bahrain's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Bahrain.

University of Bahrain: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Bahrain's admission information.

University of Bahrain's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Bahrain's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Bahrain's acceptance rate range is not reported.

University of Bahrain's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Bahrain's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Bahrain.

University of Bahrain's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Bahrain has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

University of Bahrain's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Bahrain's Control Type Control Type

University of Bahrain is a public higher education institution.

University of Bahrain's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Bahrain is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Bahrain's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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University of Bahrain's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Bahrain does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Bahrain's main facilities:

University of Bahrain's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Bahrain's Library

University of Bahrain's Housing University Housing

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University of Bahrain's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Bahrain's main services:

University of Bahrain's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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University of Bahrain's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Bahrain's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

University of Bahrain's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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University of Bahrain's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

University of Bahrain's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Bahrain is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of Bahrain

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Bahrain's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Bahrain's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Bahrain 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Bahrain's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Bahrain's Facebook page University of Bahrain's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Bahrain's X (formerly Twitter) page University of Bahrain's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Bahrain's YouTube channel University of Bahrain's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Bahrain's Instagram page University of Bahrain's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Bahrain's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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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