General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Abbreviation AUS
Teachers 376
Students 5,545
Foreigners 83%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Burgundy and white
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE
World ranking482
Country ranking1
Employer Reputation196
International Faculty4
International Students2
Cost of living in Sharjah, USD/month
Accommodation $312 $394
Food $156 $273
Transportation $65 $125
Communications and utilities $137 $140
Clothing $20 $76
Sports and leisure $35 $115
Accommodation in Sharjah, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$315
Shared room in city centre$398
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$560
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$710
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking482
QS World University Rankings412
Webometrics Ranking2060
Alternative title
fa دانشگاه آمریکایی شارجه
Arabic الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة
American University of Sharjah (AUS) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United Arab Emirates.

American University of Sharjah - Description

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...

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