The Hashemite University

country rank  4
world rank  3925

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University Overview

Established in 1991, The Hashemite University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Zarqa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, The Hashemite University (HU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Hashemite University (HU) 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 28 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 50-60% making this Jordanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name الجامعة الهاشمية
Acronym HU
Founded 1991
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address PO Box 591504
Zarqa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
13133 Zarqa
T +962 (5) 390 3333
F +962 (5) 382 6613

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)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 50-60%
Admission Office Admission and Registration Unit
Zarqa 13133

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Accreditation Commission HEAC
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • American Medical Residency Certification Board
  • Medical Board of California

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)
  • International Union of Universities

Academic Structure

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