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جامعة الشارقة

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world rank  2691

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Founded in 1997, the University of Sharjah is a private higher education institution located in the urban 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, University of Sharjah (UoS) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Emirati higher education institution. University of Sharjah (UoS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 27-year-old Emirati higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Emirati higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UoS 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.

University Snapshot


جامعة الشارقة's Control Typeprivate


جامعة الشارقة's Entity Typenot reported


جامعة الشارقة' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


جامعة الشارقة's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin)
Name University of Sharjah
Acronym UoS
Founded 1997
Colours Green and white
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Address PO Box 27272
United Arab Emirates
جامعة الشارقة Phone Number +971 (6) 558 5000
جامعة الشارقة Fax Number +971 (6) 558 5185

جامعة الشارقة's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

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 جامعة الشارقة'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 جامعة الشارقة's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This جامعة الشارقة'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 جامعة الشارقة.

جامعة الشارقة: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Info


Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission information

uniRank publishes below some basic جامعة الشارقة's admission information.

جامعة الشارقة's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

جامعة الشارقة's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has جامعة الشارقة a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

جامعة الشارقة's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

جامعة الشارقة's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

University of Sharjah has more than 7100 international students.

جامعة الشارقة's Admission Office Admission Office

Sharjah University City- University of Sharjah
(6) 505 0735

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for جامعة الشارقة.

جامعة الشارقة's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

جامعة الشارقة has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

جامعة الشارقة's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

جامعة الشارقة's Control Type Control Type

جامعة الشارقة is a private higher education institution.

جامعة الشارقة's Entity Type Entity Type

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جامعة الشارقة's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

جامعة الشارقة's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

جامعة الشارقة does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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جامعة الشارقة's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit جامعة الشارقة's Library

جامعة الشارقة's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

جامعة الشارقة'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 جامعة الشارقة's main services:

جامعة الشارقة'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.

جامعة الشارقة's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

جامعة الشارقة's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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جامعة الشارقة's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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جامعة الشارقة's Career Services Career Services

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our guide to university accreditation and recognition for further information.

جامعة الشارقة's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

جامعة الشارقة is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study 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 Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter Twitter

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YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

جامعة الشارقة's Instagram page جامعة الشارقة's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

جامعة الشارقة's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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