Arab American University

country rank  7
world rank  6062

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University Overview

Established in 1997, Arab American University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Jenin (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), West Bank. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ramallah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory, Arab American University (AAUJ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Arab American University (AAUJ) 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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AAUJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name الجامعة العربية الأمريكية - جنين
Acronym AAUJ
Founded 1997
Motto The First Private University in Palestine
Colours Red and green

University Location

Address PO Box 240
Jenin (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00970 West Bank
Palestinian Territory
T +970 (4) 241 8888
F +970 (4) 251 0810
Other locations Ramallah

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Main University Campus
Jenin 00970
+970 +972 (4) 2418888

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Arab American University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Palestinian Territory

Year of first Accreditation


  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018