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Al Ain University

Location

Al Ain Campus, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Ranking

# 611-620QS World University Rankings

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22Undergraduate programs

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8Postgraduate programs

stars

5QS stars

About Al Ain University

Established in 2004, Al Ain University (AAU) first welcome students in 2005, opening a second campus in Abu Dhabi in 2008.

The university offers 17 undergraduate programmes across six colleges (engineering, pharmacy, law, education, humanities and social sciences, business and communication and media) and eight master’s programmes, as well as a professional diploma in teaching.

The College of Engineering is accredited by the US-based Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and the university’s Bachelor of Pharmacy programme was the first in the UAE to be granted International Certification by the prestigious Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) in the US.
Similarly, the university’s Bachelor of Law programme received accreditation from the Supreme Council for Evaluation, Research and Higher Education (HCERES) in France and, the Bachelor of Mass Communication and media is accredited by AQAS.

AAU has two campuses, one in Al Ain and another in Abu Dhabi.
AAU is strongly committed to the values of collaboration, diversity, excellence, respect and integrity with giving back to the community and taking part in the development of the UAE as the backbone of these values.  

The Engineering, Pharmacy and Business colleges offer all programmes in English, whereas other use English to teach some programmes, some in Arabic, and for some both English and Arabic are used.

Prospective students can find out more about Al Ain University via its social media platforms: Facebook; Instagram; Twitter; YouTube; Snapchat; LinkedIn.  

About Al Ain University

Established in 2004, Al Ain University (AAU) first welcome students in 2005, opening a second campus in Abu Dhabi in 2008.

The university offers 17 undergraduate programmes across six colleges (engineering, pharmacy, law, education, humanities and social sciences, business and communication and media) and eight master’s programmes, as well as a professional diploma in teaching.

The College of Engineering is accredited by the US-based Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and the university’s Bachelor of Pharmacy programme was the first in the UAE to be granted International Certification by the prestigious Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) in the US.
Similarly, the university’s Bachelor of Law programme received accreditation from the Supreme Council for Evaluation, Research and Higher Education (HCERES) in France and, the Bachelor of Mass Communication and media is accredited by AQAS.

AAU has two campuses, one in Al Ain and another in Abu Dhabi.
AAU is strongly committed to the values of collaboration, diversity, excellence, respect and integrity with giving back to the community and taking part in the development of the UAE as the backbone of these values.  

The Engineering, Pharmacy and Business colleges offer all programmes in English, whereas other use English to teach some programmes, some in Arabic, and for some both English and Arabic are used.

Prospective students can find out more about Al Ain University via its social media platforms: Facebook; Instagram; Twitter; YouTube; Snapchat; LinkedIn.  

Available programs

AAU offers 17 undergraduate programmes with 605 courses available in total: 

  • Engineering: 122 undergraduate courses
  • Pharmacy: 71 undergraduate courses
  • Law: 39 undergraduate courses
  • Education: 208 undergraduate courses
  • Business: 99 undergraduate courses
  • Communication and media: 66 undergraduate courses

Tuition fees (per credit hour) for undergraduate students on engineering programmes at AAU are:

  • Computer Engineering: US$314
  • Communications and Network Engineering programmes: US$314
  • Computer Science: US$286
  • Software Engineering programmes: US$286
  • Cyber-security: US$286
  • Civil Engineering: US$286

Find out more about the fees on all the undergraduate programme at AAU here.
Admissions procedures are the same for national and international students.

AAU offers eight graduate programmes and one postgraduate professional diploma programme:

  • Pharmacy: 26 graduate courses
  • Law: 38 graduate courses
  • Education: 40 graduate courses
  • Business: 40 graduate courses

University information

General

3+
4+
61+

Bachelor

60+
4+
61+

Master

3+
61+
5+
33+
1100+
2,712
88%
12%
1,515
94%
6%
199
0%
100%

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

8,200 USD
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International Students

8,200 USD
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Rankings & ratings

Al Ain University is one of the top private universities in Al Ain,, United Arab Emirates. It is ranked #611-620 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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