General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1997
Abbreviation UOS
Teachers 639
Students 13,300
Foreigners 60%
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 Sharjah
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 312 394
Food 156 273
Transportation 65 125
Communications and utilities 137 140
Clothing 20 76
Sports and leisure 35 115
Total 726 1,124
Accommodation in Sharjah USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 315
Shared room in city centre 398
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 561
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 711
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الشارقة
Location on map
University of Sharjah (UOS) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United Arab Emirates. UOS became active in 1997. University of Sharjah has an urban campus in Sharjah.

University ranking. University of Sharjah positioned itself in the top 10 universities of United Arab Emirates. University of Sharjah ranks 5 in the national rating of United Arab Emirates, this impressive result was achieved in less then 25 years. 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 14 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. Foreign students make about the half of the student composition. About 639 teachers and professors are employed by UOS. Многие преподаватели University of Sharjah - иностранные специалисты. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UOS. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. University of Sharjah belongs to the «Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)».
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