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University of Jordan

Location The University of Jordan, Amman Jordan
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Ranking

# 601-650

QS World University Rankings
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81

Undergraduate programs
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139

Postgraduate programs
stars

5

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The University of Jordan (UJ) was founded in 1962 and has grown to become Jordan’s largest university. In fact, it is the oldest university in Jordan, established in the capital city of Amman by a Royal Decree in 1962. It has evolved into a comprehensive university with a second branch in the port city of Aqaba. UJ has been rated five QS Stars and 601-650 in our QS World University Rankings 2022. It offers a wide range of programmes with eight international accredited schools.  
The university is located in the heart of Amman and is surrounded by shopping centres, accommodation, restaurants, entertainment and public transportation links. The official currency is Jordanian Dinar. The official language is Arabic, and English is the first foreign language. Find out more about studying in Jordan
UJ’s mission is not only high academic excellence, but also applying the principles of quality management and the latest technologies in its programmes and strategies. UJ has achieved international accreditation for their medicine, rehabilitation, pharmacy and dentistry programmes. Discover more about their mission on their website.  
Find out more about life at the University of Jordan via its social media channels, including Facebook and Youtube
The University of Jordan (UJ) was founded in 1962 and has grown to become Jordan’s largest university. In fact, it is the oldest university in Jordan, established in the capital city of Amman by a Royal Decree in 1962. It has evolved into a comprehensive university with a second branch in the port city of Aqaba. UJ has been rated five QS Stars and 601-650 in our QS World University Rankings 2022. It offers a wide range of programmes with eight international accredited schools.  
The university is located in the heart of Amman and is surrounded by shopping centres, accommodation, restaurants, entertainment and public transportation links. The official currency is Jordanian Dinar. The official language is Arabic, and English is the first foreign language. Find out more about studying in Jordan
UJ’s mission is not only high academic excellence, but also applying the principles of quality management and the latest technologies in its programmes and strategies. UJ has achieved international accreditation for their medicine, rehabilitation, pharmacy and dentistry programmes. Discover more about their mission on their website.  
Find out more about life at the University of Jordan via its social media channels, including Facebook and Youtube

University information

To apply, students are required to have secondary education certificates. International and Jordian students holding foreign secondary certifications can apply after they obtain the equivalent certificate from The Ministry of Education in Jordan. For more information, see the university international student portal, admissions page and visa page.  
 
Admissions requirements: 
  • Any programme: high school certificate, scientific stream.
  • Humanitarian programmes: high school certificate, literary stream.
  • Other streams’ certificates can be accepted according to the available programmes. Find out more information on admissions requirements

Grade requirements:  
  • Faculty of medicine and dentistry: 85%.
  • Faculty of pharmacy and faculty of engineering: 80%.
  • Medical analysis and faculty of rehabilitation sciences: 75%.
  • Faculty of agriculture, faculty of law and faculty of nursing: 70%.
  • The rest of the faculties require a rate of 65% and above. 

The University of Jordan has one campus for its physical science school and then a main campus for its other schools. On campus they have a student transportation service, food services, a student clinic, library and sports complex.     UJ has qualified academic staff who all work towards their ambitions to excel. Many of them have held key roles in academic, administrative and political fields in Jordan, some of them are ministers, advisers, deputies and heads of universities, while some have excelled in innovation, scientific research and literature. 
The campus has a student clinic. The Health Care Department provides services to students such as x-rays, laboratory tests and a pharmacy. Cases that require follow up are transferred to the Hospital of Jordan University.  
Total students

30,062

UG students

94%

PG students

6%

International students

4,851

UG students

78%

PG students

22%

Total faculty staff

2,190

Domestic staff

89%

Int'l staff

11%

Student life

UJ aims to provide students with fulfilling learning experiences, knowledge-generating research and building firm societal ties within an environment that is attractive and financially stable, and conducive to creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.    The university has a variety of options when it comes to extracurricular activities. Students can participate in sport in their free time or join a university team. Students can also volunteer for a community service or simply attend any charity or social events taking place. There are also student clubs, such as art, music and chess clubs. Further, to support student well-being the Health Care Department contributes to spreading health awareness among students and participates in the university's social, sport and health activities. 
On campus there is one of the largest libraries in Jordan as well as five museums, a sports complex and cultural events throughout term including open dialogues, public lectures, art exhibitions and musical performances.  http://graduatedstudies.ju.edu.jo/Admissions/Forms/List_Inter.aspx
UJ provides various room options in their four dormitories, however it does not provide single rooms. This leads to some students finding accommodation off-campus, which is a reasonable option as there are many apartments in the area where the university is with student friendly prices. Find more information about student accommodation.  
Since its foundation, the number of UJ graduates has exceeded 200,000 around the world, and UJ’s employment reputation is 301-500 worldwide according to QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022. They offer support with their alumni office and 82% of their graduates find a job within six months of graduation. 

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #601+
  • 2014
    # 701+
  • 2015
    #651-700
  • 2016
    #601-650
  • 2017
    #551-600
  • 2018
    #551-600
  • 2019
    #601-650
  • 2020
    #601-650
  • 2021
    #601-650
  • 2022
    #601-650

Ranking criteria

24.4
Academic Reputation
33
Employer Reputation
15.7
Faculty Student Ratio
3.6
Citations per Faculty
8.1
International Faculty Ratio
35.1
International Students Ratio
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

Available programs


UJ offers 80 bachelor’s programmes covering science, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, rehabilitation science, agriculture, engineering, information technology, business administration, Sharia’a, educational sciences, law, physical education, art and design, international studies, foreign languages, archaeology and tourism. See their full list of programmes.  
Teaching is in Arabic and English or mixed (Arabic and English) depending on the programme. Tuition fees range from $25,000 - $135,000. Bachelor’s programmes require secondary school education, IB, GCE, IGCSE, GCSE or equivalent. See their bachelor’s degree application page requirements for more information.  

UJ offers 165 PhD, master’s and MBA programmes. This includes 38 doctoral programmes, which represent more than 50% of the doctoral programmes in Jordan, 111 master’s programmes, which represent about 25% of master’s programmes in Jordan, and 16 higher specialisation programmes in medicine, dentistry and three diploma programmes. See their full list of programmes.     Teaching is in Arabic and English or mixed (Arabic and English) depending on the programme. Tuition fees are around $23,000. See their master’s degree application page (below bachelor’s) for more information or international graduate students page.

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