Al-Aqsa University

Al-Aqsa University Ranking

country rank: 6
world rank: 4240

University Overview

Al-Aqsa University ranking, established in 1991, is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the urban environment of Gaza City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000), Gaza Strip. Al-Aqsa University ranking (AU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Palestinian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Al-Aqsa University (AU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Palestinian higher-education school, which is 29 years old, has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. This Palestinian higher education organization has an admittance rate of 80-90 percent, making it a least selective school. 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.

Al-Aqsa University Ranking

University Identity

Name Al-Aqsa University
Acronym AU
Founded 1991
Motto We pursue Pioneership, Excellence and Creativity
Colours White, red and grey

University Location

Address Univerities Street Gaza City 4051 Gaza Strip Palestinian Territory
Tel +970 (8) 264 1601
Fax +970 (8) 264 1602

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office Al Aqsa University -Universities Street Gaza Cilty 4051 (8) 264 1623

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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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


Memberships and Affiliations

Higher Education Council Association of Arab Universities (AARU) The Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)

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