Founded in 1991, University of Petra is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Amman (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, University of Petra (UOP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Petra (UOP) 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 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Jordanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
degrees PreBachelor degrees
degrees Bachelor degrees
degrees Master degrees
degrees Doctoral degrees
|Local students Local student||5,000-7,500 US$
|International students Int'l student||5,000-7,500 US$
|Gender Admission||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Admission Selection||Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades|
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan
Year of first Accreditation
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Open Education Consortium
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