Ahlia University

Ahlia University

country rank: 5
world rank: 8119

University Overview

Ahlia University was established in 2001 as a non-profit private higher education school in the urban environment of Manama (population range of 250,000-499,999), Capital Governorate. Ahlia University (AU), a coeducational Bahraini higher education school officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Bahrain, is a relatively tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Bahraini higher education institution. Ahlia University (AU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Bahraini higher-education school, which is 19 years old, has a rigorous admission process that is based on students’ previous academic records and grades. The admittance rate for this Bahraini higher education school is 60-70 percent, making it a moderately selective university. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at AU.

University Identity

Acronym AU
Founded 2001
Motto Your Global Future Begins Here
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address GOSI Complex, 1st Floor, Exhibitions Road, PO Box 10878 Manama Capital Governorate Bahrain
Tel +973 (17) 298 999
Fax +973 (17) 290 083

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Gosi Complex - Exhibition Road Manama (17) 298 999

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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