Zarqa University

country rank  15
world rank  6734

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Zarqa University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Zarqa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Zarqa University (ZU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Zarqa University (ZU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الزرقاء
Acronym ZU
Founded 1994
Motto Faith. Knowledge. Deed
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address PO Box 132222
Zarqa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
132222 Zarqa
T +962 (5) 382 1100
F +962 (5) 382 1120

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office PO Box 2000
Zarqa 132222
+962 (5) 382 1100
(0)800 22252

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Zarqa University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

  • Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019