الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة

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world rank  2348

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University Overview

Established in 1997, American University of Sharjah is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Sharjah (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially licensed by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Emirati higher education institution. American University of Sharjah (AUS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 Emirati 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AUS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة
Name
Acronym AUS
Founded 1997
Colours Burgundy and white

University Location

Address PO Box 26666
Sharjah
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Tel +971 (6) 515 1000
Fax +971 (6) 515 2010

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 PO Box 26666
Sharjah
(6) 515 1000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • Arab Society for Computer-Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD)

Academic Structure


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