The Hashemite University

The Hashemite University

country rank: 5
world rank: 4125

University Overview

The Hashemite University was founded in 1991 and is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the major city of Zarqa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). The Hashemite University (HU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 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, Hashemite University (HU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Jordanian higher education school, which is 29 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 50-60%, this Jordanian higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. HU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Acronym HU
Founded 1991
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address PO Box 591504 Zarqa 13133 Zarqa Jordan
Tel +962 (5) 390 3333
Fax +962 (5) 382 6613

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 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 50-60%
Admission Office Admission and Registration Unit Zarqa 13133

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
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) Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED) International Union of Universities

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