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University of Sharjah

University of Sharjah Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 2342

University Overview

University of Sharjah was established in 1997 and is a private higher education school situated in the major city of Sharjah (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). University of Sharjah (UoS) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Emirati higher education institution that is officially approved by the UAE Ministry of Education. The University of Sharjah (UoS) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Emirati higher-education school, which is 23 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. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at UoS.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UoS
Founded 1997
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 27272 Sharjah Sharjah United Arab Emirates
Tel +971 (6) 558 5000
Fax +971 (6) 558 5185

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
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 Sharjah University City- University of Sharjah Sharjah (6) 505 0735

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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