American University in Dubai (AUD) - private profit higher education institution in United Arab Emirates. AUD was established in 1995. The university has an urban campus in Dubai.

University ranking. American University in Dubai is one of the top educational institutions in United Arab Emirates that never leaves the country’s top 5 places to study. Despite being one of the youngest universities of United Arab Emirates, American University in Dubai ranks high in international ratings. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. Thanks to the good standing among the employers of United Arab Emirates, the graduates of AUD find employment quite easily.

Application process and the cost of tuition. For evaluation the university uses the applicant's academic performance and examination results. The academic year is divided into semesters like in many other educational institutions of United Arab Emirates. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 19,000 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 20,000 USD per year. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. It is important to check for current tuition fees on ( with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. American University in Dubai belongs to small universities, with a capacity of only 2400 students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. More than a half of the students here are foreigners. The academic makeup of AUD includes around 117 teachers. The amount of foreign specialists is very considerable. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of AUD. The students have access to the university’s library. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room.
Ranking   603   4
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
22,704 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
3,403 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
22,704 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
19,995 USD/year.
Living expenses $1,214 -1,938 USD/month
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General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Private
Established 1995
Abbreviation AUD
Teachers 117
Students 2,356
Foreigners 83%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
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
• The Institute of International Education
• The Association of International Education
• The European Association of International Education
• President’
• s Club Member of the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates
• The Clinton Global Initiative
World ranking 603
Country ranking 4
Employer Reputation 211
International Faculty 2
International Students 3
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 603
QS World University Rankings 552
Cost of living in Dubai
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 758 1,086
Food 185 347
Transportation 52 101
Communications and utilities 146 151
Clothing 27 102
Sports and leisure 46 151
Total 1,214 1,938
Accommodation in Dubai USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 766
Shared room in city centre 1,097
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,132
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,662
Alternative title
Arabic الجامعة الأمريكية في دبي
fa دانشگاه آمریکایی دبی

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