Founded in 2003, the Abu Dhabi University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Abu Dhabi (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Al Ain. Officially licensed by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Emirati higher education institution. Abu Dhabi University (ADU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 20-year-old Emirati higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ADU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
|Address||Khalifa city A
59911 Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+971 (2) 501 5555|
|+971 (2) 501 5990|
|Other locations||Al Ain|
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The following Abu Dhabi University's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Abu Dhabi University's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Abu Dhabi University's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Abu Dhabi University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
Abu Dhabi University's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Abu Dhabi University has more than 2300 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Abu Dhabi University.
Abu Dhabi University has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).
Abu Dhabi University is a private higher education institution.
Abu Dhabi University is a for-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Abu Dhabi University does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Abu Dhabi University's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Abu Dhabi University's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
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Abu Dhabi University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Abu Dhabi University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. 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.
uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Abu Dhabi University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
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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