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About KUSTAR

Khalifa University (KUSTAR) — public non-profit university. It is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The higher education institution is considered one of the youngest in the country, as it was founded in 2007.

The university was highly rated by the QS International Ranking of the best universities, and is in 230 place in the world. This is one of the best universities in the world. Judged by 13 aspects of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), it conquered 251 place among top institutions.

At KUSTAR, you can get a bachelor, master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Establishment year
2007
Students
2,944
International students
1,048
Female students
57%
Acceptance rate
10%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#230
Rating THE
2024#251-300
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Engineering & Technology103
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KUSTAR tuition fees

At KUSTAR, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. At KUSTAR, tuition fees are equal for everyone — from 18,103 USD per year. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
24,148USD/year
Master
18,103USD/year

Study programs at KUSTAR

Economics & Business Management
Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Scholarships
Yes
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Petroleum Geoscience
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Scholarships
Yes
Computer Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Computer Engineering - Software Concentration
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Computer Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Petroleum Geoscience
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Medicine
Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematical Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Biomedical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Cell and Molecular Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Chemical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Financial Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematical Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Physical Sciences
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor of Science in Physics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Physical Sciences
Scholarships
Yes
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Financial Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematical Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Scholarships
Yes
Biomedical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Aerospace Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Scholarships
Yes
Biomedical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Chemical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 79
Show all
Other
Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Show all
Other programs
Arts & Humanities
Sustainable Critical Infrastructure
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Cyber Security
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Master of Science in Computer Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Scholarships
Yes
Petroleum Geosciences
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Show all
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Petroleum Geosciences
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Sustainable Critical Infrastructure
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Water and Environmental Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Economics & Business Management
Civil and Infrastructural Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Engineering Systems and Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Health, Safety and Environment Engineering
Study degree
MEng
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Scholarships
Yes
Medicine
Applied Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Biomedical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Health, Safety and Environment Engineering
Study degree
MEng
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Physical Sciences
Aerospace Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Applied Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Chemical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Physical Sciences
Scholarships
Yes
Materials Science and Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Aerospace Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Applied Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Biomedical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Chemical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Master of Science in Applied Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Scholarships
Yes
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Aerospace Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Biomedical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Chemical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Civil and Infrastructural Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months (full-time), 36 months (part-time)
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 91
Show all
Other
Master of Arts in International and Civil Security
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Part-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Master of Engineering in Health, Safety and Environment Engineering
Study degree
MEng
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Master of Science in Cyber Security
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Master of Science in Engineering Systems and Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Show all
Other programs
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Doctorate of Philosophy in Earth Sciences
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Scholarships
Yes
Doctorate of Philosophy in Mathematics
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Scholarships
Yes
Physical Sciences
Doctorate of Philosophy in Physics
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Physical Sciences
Scholarships
Yes
Engineering & Technology
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Scholarships
Yes
Other
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry
Study degree
PhD
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Exams
GPA, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at KUSTAR

Admission to a bachelor's program is based on the results of entrance exams, but GPA also plays an important role. Your score must not be lower than 3. Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS or TOEFL exam. The minimum TOEFL score is 79. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.

GPA
3
IELTS
6
TOEFL iBT
79

Master's degree at KUSTAR

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. It is impossible to enter KUSTAR for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 91 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
91

KUSTAR campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Abu Dhabi. This opens up all the delights of life in a big city for students: a rich infrastructure, a large selection of entertainment, convenient transport, as well as more opportunities for internships or part-time jobs. However, for some students, such an abundance of opportunities can be distracting.

The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. The university has a developed sports infrastructure, which includes sports grounds and clubs.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
Sport Facilities
Yes
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What to do after graduation

There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. Graduates of KUSTAR are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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