Philadelphia University

country rank  3
world rank  2349

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, Philadelphia University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Amman (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Philadelphia University (PU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Philadelphia University (PU) 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. This 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة فيلادلفيا
Acronym PU
Founded 1989
Motto The Way To The Future
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Jerash Road, Philadelphia University PO Box 1
Amman (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19392 Amman
Jordan
T +962 (6) 479 9000
F +962 (6) 479 9040

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions and Registration Department, Philadelphia University
Amman 19392
+962 (6) 47 99000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan


Year of first Accreditation

1994


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • AACSB
  • ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019