Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University

country rank: 3
world rank: 2858

University Overview

Philadelphia University, founded in 1989, is a for-profit private higher education school situated in Amman’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Philadelphia University (PU) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Jordanian higher education institution that is officially recognized by Jordan’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. In a variety of fields of study, Philadelphia University (PU) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Jordanian higher-education school, which has been around for 31 years, has a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and grades. 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, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services at PU.

University Identity

Acronym PU
Founded 1989
Motto The Way To The Future
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Jerash Road, Philadelphia University PO Box 1 Amman 19392 Amman Jordan
Tel +962 (6) 479 9000
Fax +962 (6) 479 9040

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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions and Registration Department, Philadelphia University Amman 19392 (6) 47 99000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-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 Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Arab Universities (AArU) International Association of Universities (IAU)

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