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American University of Sharjah

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American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a non-profit, co-educational institution of higher education. It was founded in 1997 by Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Sheikh Sultan envisaged the university as a leading educational institution in the Persian Gulf region. Located in University City in Sharjah, American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, institution of higher education formed on the American higher education model. It is a very diverse university that brings together more than 5,000 students from more than 82 countries and a full-time faculty of more than 350. AUS offers 26 majors and 54 minors at undergraduate level and 14 masters' degrees through the College of Architecture, Art and Design, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the School of Business and Management. The university is licensed by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (UAE) in the United Arab Emirates, which recognizes all undergraduate and graduate programs. American University of Sharjah is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Department of Education of the State of Delaware.

Country United Arab Emirates
School name American University of Sharjah
City Sharjah
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
College of Architecture, Art and Design
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Engineering
School of Business and Management
Faculty
(Graduate)
College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
College of Engineering (CEN)
School of Business and Management (SBM)
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1997
The number of students (Undergraduate) 5,110
The number of students (Graduate) 465
Test required for admission Document reviewing, TOEFL/IELTS scores
% applicants admitted 80
The number of foreign students 4,627
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) N/A
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 431-440
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address University City PO Box 26666 Sharjah, UAE
Link to official website http://www.aus.edu/
Link to contact website http://www.aus.edu/contact