University of Petra

country rank  9
world rank  5098

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, University of Petra is a non-profit 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, University of Petra (UOP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Petra (UOP) 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 28 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة البتراء
Acronym UOP
Founded 1991
Motto A Bridge Towards Knowledge
Colours Brown

University Location

Address PO Box 961343
Amman (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
961343 Amman
Jordan
T +962 (6) 579 9555
F +962 (6) 571 5570

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office

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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 Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Petra'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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan


Year of first Accreditation

1991

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019