Zayed University

Zayed University

country rank: 7
world rank: 3153

University Overview

Zayed University, which was founded in 1998, is a non-profit public higher-education institution in Dubai’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). A branch campus of this school is located in Abu Dhabi. Zayed University (ZU) is a modest coeducational Emirati higher education school that is officially licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education. In a variety of fields of study, Zayed University (ZU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further information, see the Topuniversitieslist degree levels and study fields matrix. This Emirati higher-education school, which is 22 years old, has a selective admission criteria based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. Students from all around the world are encouraged to apply. Students at ZU 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 1998

University Location

Address PO Box 19282 Dubai Dubai United Arab Emirates
Tel +971 (4) 402 1111
Fax +971 (4) 402 0003
Other locations Abu Dhabi

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
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 Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 19282 Dubai 19282

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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

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