American University of Sharjah

American University of Sharjah Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 2278

University Overview

The American University of Sharjah ranking was founded in 1997 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the suburbs of Sharjah (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). The American University of Sharjah ranking (AUS) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Emirati higher education school that is officially approved by the UAE Ministry of Education. The American University of Sharjah (AUS) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Emirati higher-education school, which is 22 years old, has a rigorous admission criteria based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. This Emirati higher education school is fairly selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. AUS also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

American University of Sharjah Ranking

University Identity

Name American University of Sharjah
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

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported 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 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 26666 Sharjah (6) 515 1000

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

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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


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)

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