Zarqa University

country rank  14
world rank  6205

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Zarqa University is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Zarqa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Jordan, Zarqa University (ZU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Jordanian 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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old Jordanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ZU 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.

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University Identity

Name جامعة الزرقاء
Acronym ZU
Founded 1994
Motto Faith. Knowledge. Deed
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 132222
132222 Zarqa
Tel +962 (5) 382 1100
Fax +962 (5) 382 1120

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office PO Box 2000
Zarqa 132222
(5) 382 1100
(0)800 22252

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Zarqa University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Jordan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions

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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021