Khalifa University

country rank  12
world rank  5561

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University Overview

Founded in 2007, Khalifa University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Abu Dhabi (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Sharjah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates, Khalifa University (KUSTAR) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. Khalifa University (KUSTAR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 12 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Emirati higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة خليفة
Acronym KUSTAR
Founded 2007 Origins date back to 1989
Motto Nurturing tomorrow's leaders. Growing the knowledge Economy
Colours Blue, green, yellow and red

University Location

Address Al-Saada Street, Opposite AbuDhabi Police HQ
Abu Dhabi (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
T +971 (6) 561 1333
F +971 (6) 561 1789
Other locations Sharjah

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Sharah Campus
Sharjah 573 SHJ
+971 (6) 561 1333
800 332211

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Khalifa University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019