University of Sharjah (UOS) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United Arab Emirates. UOS became active in 1997.

University ranking. University of Sharjah positioned itself in the top 10 universities of United Arab Emirates. Despite being one of the youngest universities of United Arab Emirates, University of Sharjah ranks high in international ratings. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. Upon review about(80%) of applicants receive a positive response. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 11,000 USD per year. In addition, the scholarships provided by the university allow for partial coverage of tuition expenses. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website

The composition of the university. University of Sharjah is average in size with a capacity of 13 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. About half of the students are foreigners. About 678 teachers and professors are employed by UOS. Многие преподаватели University of Sharjah - иностранные специалисты. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UOS. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1997
Abbreviation UOS
Teachers 678
Students 12,370
Foreigners 56%
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
World ranking 678
Country ranking 5
International Faculty 6
International Students 10
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 678
QS World University Rankings 650
Cost of living in United Arab Emirates
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 708 981
Food 177 339
Transportation 45 90
Communications and utilities 142 142
Clothing 25 97
Sports and leisure 45 146
Total 1,142 1,795
Accommodation in United Arab Emirates USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 715
Shared room in city centre 991
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,072
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,525
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الشارقة
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