American University of Sharjah

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About University

The American University of Sharjah is one of the private universities in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah began it in 1997. It is a non-public, non-profit, coeducational higher education school set up under the American liberal arts paradigm. The institute mixes professional education courses with a broad-based liberal arts education and is famous for its multicultural environment and academic achievement. AUS, which operates in Sharjah’s University City, has over 5,000 students from 94 countries and a full-time faculty of over 360 from 48 different countries. Academically, AUS students emerge to their limits and get access to top-notch teachers who are leaders in their disciplines, active researchers, and generating advances and discoveries that will have an influence on our society and the future. Its students participate in a variety of organizations, sports, and organizations outside of the classroom.

American University of Sharjah world Ranking

AUS is a prestigious private university and ranks excellently by reputable ranking bodies. According to the American University of Sharjah QS ranking, it ranks 364th in the world. In addition, the US News & World Report Best Global Universities 2023 ranking places this university at 1381st position on the list. Moreover, it holds the 5th position in the UAE. Also, ranks among the top 800 universities globally for physical sciences (2023). Additionally, around 20% is the American University of Sharjah acceptance rate.

American University of Sharjah Programs

The university consists of three colleges and one school. It includes the College of Architecture, Art and Design; the College of Arts and Sciences; the College of Engineering; and the School of Business Administration. In addition to 16 master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in Engineering Systems Management, AUS provides 48 minors and 26 majors for undergraduate students. Furthermore, the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates provided AUS with a license and certified its degree programs. Since June 2004, AUS has held accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the USA. Also, the American University scholarships for international students are available. Besides that, read more about the American University tuition fees on our website.

American University of Sharjah Courses

1. Architecture
2. Medicine
3. Computer Science
4. Engineering
5. Psychology
6. Chemical Engineering
7. Dentistry
8. Biomedical Engineering
9. Biology

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Extra Information

Visa Fee

1000 to AED 3000

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Funds/ bank statement requirements

48,000 AED - 120,000 AED Depends upon Program Fee

Living Cost

37,500-70,000 AED per-year


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