Philadelphia University

country rank  3
world rank  2349

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, Philadelphia University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban 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, Philadelphia University (PU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Philadelphia University (PU) 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 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة فيلادلفيا
Acronym PU
Founded 1989
Motto The Way To The Future
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Jerash Road, Philadelphia University PO Box 1
Amman (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19392 Amman
T +962 (6) 479 9000
F +962 (6) 479 9040

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions and Registration Department, Philadelphia University
Amman 19392
+962 (6) 47 99000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Philadelphia University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019