Zarqa University

Zarqa University

country rank: 14
world rank: 6205

University Overview

Zarqa University, founded in 1994, is a for-profit private higher education school situated in the major city of Zarqa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Zarqa University (ZU), legally connected with the Islamic faith and officially recognized by Jordan’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Jordanian higher education institution. Zarqa University (ZU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead 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 26 years old, has a selective entrance procedure. This institution of higher learning has an open admissions policy. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Acronym ZU
Founded 1994
Motto Faith. Knowledge. Deed
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 132222 Zarqa 132222 Zarqa Jordan
Tel +962 (5) 382 1100
Fax +962 (5) 382 1120

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office PO Box 2000 Zarqa 132222 (5) 382 1100 (0)800 22252

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

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