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American University of Sharjah

Sharjah, AE, Sharjah United Arab Emirates
    • QS World University Rankings
      348
    • StatusPrivate
    • Research OutputHigh
    • Student/Faculty Ratio11
    • International Students3,368
    • SizeS
    • Total Faculty410

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     Founded in 1997, AUS has achieved exceptional enrollment growth and earned academic renown during its short history. We have almost 5,500 students representing 93 nationalities and 366 full-time faculty. Our university is acclaimed throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Middle East for its academic excellence and multicultural campus environment. We are an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American model, which integrates broad-based liberal arts education with professional education studies. At AUS, all classes and administrative functions are conducted in English.

    The university has proven to be an ideal setting for the promotion of cross-cultural understanding as well as an educational environment where every student can realize his/her full potential. We are proud of having an almost 50:50 ratio of male and female students, including both graduate and undergraduate students.

    AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditationof the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. 

    AUS is accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606).

    The bachelor of science degree programs in chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering offered by the College of Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/.

    The bachelor of science degree program in computer science offered by the College of Engineering is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/. 

    AUS was the first university in the Gulf region and the second outside the United States to receive this accreditation.

    The Bachelor of Architecture program of the College of Architecture, Art and Design is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) of the United States. This is the first program outside of North America to receive this prestigious accreditation. NAAB is the only organization authorized to accredit professional degree programs in architecture in the United States.

    The School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


    Our undergraduate program roster reflects the societal and industrial needs of the region and provides a blend of liberal arts and professional degrees. From mass communication and architecture to computer engineering and business administration, AUS offers a wide range of choice to students at the undergraduate level.

    Following this link, you can find a list of our Majors and Minors at AUS https://www.aus.edu/programs/majors-Minors

    To find out more about our undergraduate programs, download our prospectus.


    About

     Founded in 1997, AUS has achieved exceptional enrollment growth and earned academic renown during its short history. We have almost 5,500 students representing 93 nationalities and 366 full-time faculty. Our university is acclaimed throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Middle East for its academic excellence and multicultural campus environment. We are an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American model, which integrates broad-based liberal arts education with professional education studies. At AUS, all classes and administrative functions are conducted in English.

    The university has proven to be an ideal setting for the promotion of cross-cultural understanding as well as an educational environment where every student can realize his/her full potential. We are proud of having an almost 50:50 ratio of male and female students, including both graduate and undergraduate students.

    AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditationof the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. 

    AUS is accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606).

    The bachelor of science degree programs in chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering offered by the College of Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/.

    The bachelor of science degree program in computer science offered by the College of Engineering is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/. 

    AUS was the first university in the Gulf region and the second outside the United States to receive this accreditation.

    The Bachelor of Architecture program of the College of Architecture, Art and Design is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) of the United States. This is the first program outside of North America to receive this prestigious accreditation. NAAB is the only organization authorized to accredit professional degree programs in architecture in the United States.

    The School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


    Our undergraduate program roster reflects the societal and industrial needs of the region and provides a blend of liberal arts and professional degrees. From mass communication and architecture to computer engineering and business administration, AUS offers a wide range of choice to students at the undergraduate level.

    Following this link, you can find a list of our Majors and Minors at AUS https://www.aus.edu/programs/majors-Minors

    To find out more about our undergraduate programs, download our prospectus.


    University highlights

    American University of Sharjah is one of the top Private universities in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. It is ranked #348 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #401- 450
    • 2013
      #431-440
    • 2014
      #=390
    • 2015
      #411-420
    • 2016
      #441-450
    • 2018
      #411-420
    • 2019
      #=376
    • 2020
      #371
    • 2021
      #348

    Ranking criteria

    31
    Overall
    19.4
    Academic Reputation
    31.7
    Employer Reputation
    34.4
    Faculty Student Ratio
    15.2
    Citations per Faculty
    100
    International Faculty Ratio
    100
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    4,444

    5%
    95%

    International students
    3,368

    6%
    94%

    Total faculty staff
    410

    408
    1.67

    Total students
    4,444

    5%
    95%

    International students
    3,368

    6%
    94%

    Total faculty staff
    410

    1.67
    408

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