Al-Hussein Bin Talal University

country rank  17
world rank  7913

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Ma'an (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (AHU) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (AHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 21 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الحسين بن طلال
Acronym AHU
Founded 1999
Motto We Seek Excellence
Colours Balck, yellow, green and red

University Location

Address PO Box 20
Ma'an (population range: 10,000-49,999)
71111 Maan
T +962 (3) 217 9000
F +962 (3) 217 9050

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

EduListing Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Admission and Registration Unit
Ma'an 71111
+962 (3) 217 9000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Al-Hussein Bin Talal University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Accreditation Commission HEAC-Jordan

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • League of Islamic Universities (LIU)

Academic Structure


Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020