Al-Ahliyya Amman University

country rank  12
world rank  6116

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University Overview

Established in 1990, Al-Ahliyya Amman University is a private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Amman (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) 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 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Jordanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة عمان الأهلية
Acronym AAU
Founded 1990
Colours Blue, gold and white

University Location

Address Al Salt Road, Sweileh
Amman (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19328 Amman
T +962 (5) 350 0211
F +962 (6) 533 3315

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 60-70%
Admission Office Al Salt Road, Sweileh
Amman 19328
+962 (05) 3500211 EXT 4078

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Al-Ahliyya Amman University's Library
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


  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Association of Arab Private Institutions for Higher Education (AAPIHE)

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019