Ranking  675   2
Country Jordan
City Amman
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)3,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $435-852 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1962
Abbreviation UJ
Teachers 2,200
Students 31,454
Foreigners 15%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Years of Excellence
• Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
World ranking675
Country ranking2
Employer Reputation276
International Faculty385
International Students287
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking675
QS World University Rankings644
Cost of living in Amman
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 124 184
Food 153 313
Transportation 34 71
Communications and utilities 67 69
Clothing 26 100
Sports and leisure 32 115
Accommodation in Amman USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre125
Shared room in city centre186
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre215
1 bedroom apartment in city centre330
Alternative title
Arabic الجامعة الأردنية
Location on map
University of Jordan (UJ) - public higher education institution in Jordan. UJ began its history in 1962. It has an urban campus located in Amman.

University ranking. University of Jordan ranks second in the national rating of Jordan. University of Jordan is in the top 5% according to the international rankings. In addition to the good academic standing the university is also respected by the employers all around the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion of admission is the academic performance of the applicant. Like in many universities of Jordan the academic year consists of two semesters. UJ has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 3,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. For more information you can visit the official website of the university http://www.ju.edu.jo.

The composition of the university. University of Jordan is among the largest universities that educates more then 31 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. Local students have the opportunity to work with foreigners. 15% of students come from abroad. The university employs 2200 teachers and professors. The majority of academic staff at UJ consists of foreign specialists. A variety of international student exchange programs are available at UJ. To learn more about the student life and current events, you can always follow the university on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UJ. The library is available to all of the students. The university is a part of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW).

University of Jordan - Official Description

The University of Jordan is one of the H.K.J leading research universities. our masters and doctorate degree programs are firmly rooted in our strong research culture. this inspired from the leadership commitment to excellence .U.J has a growing postgraduate community of over 4,000 students, as a major teaching and research organization we offer (161) postgraduate programs in a wide range of fields supported by internationally recognized scholars .

Bachelor - University of Jordan

At the undergraduate level, students have the choice to select from among 89 different programs in the Arts, Business Administration, Science, Shari'a (Islamic Studies), Medicine, Nursing, Agriculture, Educational Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Law, Physical Education, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Humanities and Social Sciences, Rehabilitation Sciences, Information Technology and, most recently, Arts and Design.
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