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Gulf Medical University

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world rank  5390

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Established in 1998, the Gulf Medical University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Ajman (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Officially licensed by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates, Gulf Medical University (GMU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Emirati higher education institution. Gulf Medical University (GMU) 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 table below for further details. This 25-year-old Emirati higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Emirati higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GMU 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.

University Snapshot


Gulf Medical University's Control Typeprivate


Gulf Medical University's Entity Typenot reported


Gulf Medical University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Gulf Medical University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة الخليج الطبية
Acronym GMU
Founded 1998
Motto Learn from the World
Colours Red and gold
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University Location

Address Behind Shk Khalifa Hospital, PO Box 4184
4184 Ajman
United Arab Emirates
Gulf Medical University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Gulf Medical University Phone Number +971 (6) 743 1333
Gulf Medical University Fax Number +971 (6) 743 1222
Other locations Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Gulf Medical University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Gulf Medical University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Gulf Medical University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Gulf Medical University.

Gulf Medical University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Gulf Medical University's admission information.

Gulf Medical University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Gulf Medical University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Gulf Medical University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Gulf Medical University's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Gulf Medical University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Gulf Medical University's Admission Office Admission Office

PO Box 4184
Ajman 9716
(6) 743 1333
(6) 7431333

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Gulf Medical University.

Gulf Medical University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Gulf Medical University has an enrollment range of 500-999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Gulf Medical University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 900-999 academic employees (Faculty).

Gulf Medical University's Control Type Control Type

Gulf Medical University is a private higher education institution.

Gulf Medical University's Entity Type Entity Type

Not reported

Gulf Medical University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Gulf Medical University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Gulf Medical University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Gulf Medical University's main facilities:

Gulf Medical University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Gulf Medical University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Gulf Medical University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Gulf Medical University's main services:

Gulf Medical University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Gulf Medical University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Gulf Medical University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Gulf Medical University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Gulf Medical University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Gulf Medical University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Gulf Medical University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Gulf Medical University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Gulf Medical University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
  • Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • Eurasian Universities Association (EUA)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or 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. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Gulf Medical University's Facebook page Gulf Medical University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Gulf Medical University's X (formerly Twitter) page Gulf Medical University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Gulf Medical University's YouTube channel Gulf Medical University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Gulf Medical University's Instagram page Gulf Medical University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Gulf Medical University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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