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Out of hundreds of institutes, here are a few featured universities that are showcased for various reasons ranging from location, to accreditation, to recognition for excellence in specific programs. Whatever your selection, have confidence in developing a meaningful career and enjoying a once in a lifetime experience.

UAE Universities

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This university claimed a spot in the Top 400 for the QS World University Rankings, a popular league table for international students. It moved 21 places from last year’s standings, claiming the 390th slot. The (UAEU) boast about 1400 students and 800 faculty members. United Arab Emirates University is widely noted for its excellence in mechanical, aeronautical, manufacturing, engineering and made great advances in its PhD program, as well.

 Since receiving its initial accreditation on, March 31, 2014, the (UAEU) is also accredited through other various entities such as Centre for Quality in International Education (CQAIE) and The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). It’s also celebrated for its Ph.D program for postgraduates. Financial Aid and Scholarships are available for qualifying students.

 If you have any questions regarding admission about any of the United Arab Emirates University's programs, click the link below.

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Abu Dhabi University is the largest private university in the United Arab Emirates, it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education. This school is best known for its quality education and applied research.  Abu Dhabi University is accredited through various institutes such as WASCWestern Association of Schools and Colleges (United States) and (EQUIS) EFMD Quality Improvement Systems – Awarded to all programs in the College of Business Administration. Established in 2003, its founders, "envisioned an institution that would be among the best in the UAE, the Persian Gulf region and worldwide.” Since then Abu Dhabi University has risen the ranks to become 29th in the Arabic region and 2.8% in the world. With 8,000 students from 62 countries, comprise of 3 campuses (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai). Those are some staggering numbers. If (ABU) sounds like a place that meets your academic needs visit one of the many campuses. For qualifying students Financial Aid and Scholarships are available.

If you have any questions regarding admission about any of the, Abu Dhabi University's programs, click the link below.

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Founded in 1988 by, Federal Decree, the (HCT) has developed rapidly with more than 23,000 students and 2,000 staff . Campuses include locations in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Madinat Zayed, Ras Al Khaimah, Ruwais and Sharjah, making it the largest higher education institution in the UAE. (HCT) offers many different, work-relevant, English-taught programs in Applied Communication, Business, Computer & Information Science, Engineering Technology & Science, Health Sciences and Education at various levels by which all are conducted at modern technology-enhanced facilities. HCT is accredited and recognized by institutes such as Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs  (ACBSP, USA)  General Civil Aviation Authority, UAE and  General Civil Aviation Authority, (UAE) to name a few. If you are interested in a university that reinforce knowledge and skills that meet international standards, look no further than Higher Technology University.

If you have any questions regarding admission to about of the Higher Colleges of Technology University's programs, click the link below.

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Zayed University has two modern campuses in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that welcome both national and international students.  Zayed University accredited by,Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools– (MSCHE).  Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). (ZU) is one of three government-sponsored higher education institutions in the United Arab Emirates. Best known for its educational innovation, research and student leadership development, the mission of Zayed University is to prepare bilingual graduates to contribute and advance all aspects of society. 

If you have any other questions regarding admission about any of the Zayed University programs, click the link below.

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Ranked #1, in UAE by Nature Index for high quality research output since opening. NYUAD has been awarded the prestigious of International accreditation the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, for its  available engineering courses. Also known for advanced researched, New york University/Abu Dhabi, was founded in 2008 on a temporary site in downtown Abu Dhabi. Since then, NYUAD, has become one of the top universities for liberal arts and science in all of the, UAE. In cooperation with, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, NYU Abu Dhabi creates a unique capacity for faculty and students to access the assets of the entire university system. The advantage is that you will be instructed from highly trained instructors from around the world.


If you have any other questions regarding admission about any of the New York University Abu Dhabis programs, click them link below.

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Like NYUAD, Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) was founded as a result of a joint initiative between the Paris-Sorbonne in France and the Abu Dhabi government. The link university in Paris was established over 700 years ago and so it has a rich and proud history and heritage. Non-French speaking student are required to participate an rigorous year-long period of learning French as part of their studies at Paris-Sorbonne. This language learning process has to be completed before moving on to further study. Students should be fully fluent in French at the end of this course.

If you have any other questions regarding admission about any of the Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi’s programs, click the link below.

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American University of Sharjah was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi. (AUS) is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation. American University Sharjah prides itself on remaining provider of quality higher education in the Gulf. (AUS) offers 26 majors and 45 minors for it undergraduate program and 14 different master degree options by which most are accredited through (ABET) Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology for its engineering courses. (AACSB International) the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for its Business Administration courses and National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) of the United States for its architectural program. Once a graduate from (AUS) you can have the comfort of knowing that your degree is from a reputable university.

If you have any other questions regarding admission about any of the American University Sharjah’s programs, click the link below.

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When you combine the academic excellence of Australia’s 12th highest ranking university with the culture and excitement of the cosmopolitan city of Dubai you have the making for a stimulating academic experience. With close to 4500 students, University of Wollongong Dubai, offers curriculums instructed from more than 40 different countries. Founded in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia , (UOW) in Dubai represents a pioneering Australian initiative in the Gulf region. (UOWD) is known for producing career-ready graduates that are in high demand across the globe. All (UOWD) academic programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and quality assured by the University of Wollongong in Australia. Certain programs are also quality accredited by international bodies like ACCACIMCIMACILTCIPS etc. If you aspire to have a degree that is respected and recognized throughout the world, University of Wollongong Dubai, just may be the place for you.

If you have any other questions regarding admission about any of the ,University of Wollongong Dubai ‘s  programs, click the link below.

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Ranked 8th for the top Universities for all of the Emirates, American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. In Spring 2016, over one hundred nationalities were represented in amongst over 3,000 the AUD student body. Known for its commitment to educational, professional and personal growth of each its students, American University Dubai is accredited through Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC). Other accreditations also include, International Advertising Association (IAA) in New York and Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). AUD's core principles are founded on a strong belief in the value of the American education system. There is also an emphasis on providing a broad all round education ensuring that there is also significant specialization.

If you have any other questions regarding admission about any of the ,American University in Dubai’s programs, click the link below.

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The University of Sharjah is an Emerati private national institute with a unique learning style and worldwide vision. It is a trailblazer in the GCC region, as well as, the UAE for its  arts and scientific research.  All programs are accredited from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientic Research. Founded in 1997, by Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, his vision was to establish (UOS) as distinctive university that provides educational opportunities based on Islamic history and architecture. If you have an interest in the scientific field, visit the (UOS) campus to see everything that they have offer. There you will not only find science courses but over 80 academic degree programs.

If you have any other questions regarding admission about any of the University of Sharjah’s programs, click the link below.


International Universities


United States of America

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          iv) Common Application
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United Kingdom

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