American University of Ras Al Khaimah

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

country rank: 13
world rank: 6425

University Overview

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah was established in 2009 as a non-profit public higher education school in the midsize city of Ras al-Khaimah (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Emirati higher education institution that is officially approved by the UAE Ministry of Education. AURAK (American University of Ras Al Khaimah) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 11-year-old Emirati higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. The admittance percentage for this Emirati 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. AURAK also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Acronym AURAK
Founded 2009
Motto Academic Excellence, Redefined
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address PO Box 10021 Ras al-Khaimah 10021 Ras al-Khaimah United Arab Emirates
Tel +971 (7) 221 0500
Fax +971 (7) 221 0638

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) Not reported
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) Not reported

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 60-70%
Admission Office Near HCT Campus, Al Burairat Area, Ras Al Khaimah 10021 (7) 221 0500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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