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American University of Sharjah

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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American University of Sharjah (AUS) has earned a fortunate reputation throughout the Middle East region for its academic excellence and multicultural campus life. AUS was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. Today, a complex of stunning buildings on a beautiful campus is host to more than 5,000 students from 82 different nations, and a highly qualified, full-time faculty of more than 350 professionals. Based on the American model of higher education and grounded in the culture of the Gulf region, AUS is a comprehensive, independent, non-profit, co-educational institution of higher education. Our mission aims to foster a community that embraces cultural diversity and whose members are committed to the ideals of open intellectual inquiry, ethical behavior and social and civic responsibility. AUS offers 25 majors and 48 minors at the undergraduate level, one graduate certificate program and 13 master's degrees programs through the College of Architecture, Art and Design, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and the School of Business and Management. AUS is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States...
This institute is rated 4 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Social Responsibility
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
411-420
2016
441-450
2017
411-420
2018
  • 48.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 100
    International Students
201-250
2017
  • 51.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 83.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 63.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.3
    H-index Citations
7
2016
61-70
2016
7
2017
201+
2017
51-60
2017
51-60
2018
301-500
2018
8
2018
Arab Region Rankings
  • 87.7
    Overall Score
  • 98.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 98.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 57.9
    Faculty Student
  • 99.9
    International Faculty
  • 100
    International Students
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 53
    Web Impact
  • 98.3
    Papers per Faculty
  • 75.5
    Citations per Paper
7
2016
61-70
2016
7
2017
201+
2017
51-60
2017
51-60
2018
301-500
2018
8
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
  • 31.1
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
387
International
385

Number of students

5,493
Postgraduate 4%
Undergraduate 96%

Number of international students

4,590
Postgraduate 4%
Undergraduate 96%
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