Al-Balqa' Applied University

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world rank  4561

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Al-Balqa' Applied University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Al-Salt (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Balqa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Sareeh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, Al-Balqa' Applied University (BAU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Al-Balqa' Applied University (BAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Jordanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة البلقاء التطبيقية
Acronym BAU
Founded 1996
Colours Green and black

University Location

Address 33 Jorda
Al-Salt (population range: 50,000-249,999)
19117 Balqa
T +962 (5) 349 1111
F +962 (5) 353 2312
Other locations Sareeh

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Al-Salt 19117, Jordan
Alsalt 19117
+962 (2) 7070660
(2) 7779 73199

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • International Accreditation Organization IAO

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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