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

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 2100 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.
Ranking   675   2
Country Jordan
City Amman
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 3,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Living expenses $435 -852 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1962
Abbreviation UJ
Teachers 2,190
Students 31,454
Foreigners 15%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based 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 ranking 675
Country ranking 2
Employer Reputation 276
International Faculty 385
International Students 287
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 675
QS World University Rankings 644
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
Total 435 852
Accommodation in Amman USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 125
Shared room in city centre 186
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 215
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 330
Alternative title
Arabic الجامعة الأردنية
Location on map

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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