University of Sharjah

country rank  3
world rank  2433

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, University of Sharjah is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Sharjah (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates, University of Sharjah (UoS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Sharjah (UoS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 22 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 70-80% making this Emirati higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الشارقة
Acronym UoS
Founded 1997
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 27272
Sharjah (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
T +971 (6) 558 5000
F +971 (6) 558 5185

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
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International
students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Sharjah University City- University of Sharjah
Sharjah
+971 (6) 505 0735

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation CAA

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: Monday, 14 October 2019