Al-Hussein Bin Talal University

country rank  18
world rank  8111

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Ma'an (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (AHU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (AHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الحسين بن طلال
Acronym AHU
Founded 1999
Motto We Seek Excellence
Colours Balck, yellow, green and red

University Location

Address PO Box 20
Ma'an (population range: 10,000-49,999)
71111 Maan
T +962 (3) 217 9000
F +962 (3) 217 9050

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Admission and Registration Unit
Ma'an 71111
+962 (3) 217 9000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Accreditation Commission (HEAC), Jordan


  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • League of Islamic Universities (LIU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018