University of Sharjah

country rank  3
world rank  2501

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, University of Sharjah is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Sharjah (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE, University of Sharjah (UoS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Sharjah (UoS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 21 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Emirati higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الشارقة
Acronym UoS
Founded 1997
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 27272
Sharjah (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
T +971 (6) 558 5000
F +971 (6) 558 5185

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Sharjah University City- University of Sharjah
Sharjah
+971 (6) 505 0735

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Sharjah'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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, UAE


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018