Zarqa University

country rank  15
world rank  6829

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Zarqa University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Zarqa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Zarqa University (ZU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Zarqa University (ZU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 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 50-60% making this Jordanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ZU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الزرقاء
Acronym ZU
Founded 1994
Colours Blue and light grey

University Location

Address PO Box 2000
Zarqa (population range: 250,000-499,999)
13110 Zarqa
Jordan
T +962 (5) 382 1100
F +962 (5) 382 1120

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 2000
Zarqa 13110
+962 (5) 382 1100
(0)800 22252

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan


Year of first Accreditation
1994

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018