University of Jordan

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world rank  1514

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University Overview

Founded in 1962, University of Jordan is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Amman (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan, University of Jordan (UJ) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Jordan (UJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name الجامعة الأردنية
Acronym UJ
Founded 1962
Motto Years of Excellence
Colours Royal yellow and green

University Location

Address Jubaiha
Amman (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
11942 Amman
T +962 (6) 535 5000
F +962 (6) 535 5511

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 reported
Admission Office University of Jordan
Amman 11942

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Jordan's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020