American University of Sharjah: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1827 of 14,131 In the World
#521 of 5,830 In Asia
#2 of 66 In the United Arab Emirates
#1 of 4 In Sharjah
#331 of 1,025 For Construction Management
Top50% For 27 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
5,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Master
Website
www.aus.edu
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary School Leaving Certificate (Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma) or equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education; Approved English Language Proficiency Certificate
Academic CalendarAugust to June (August - December; January-June)
Enrollment5,500
Full time employee350
Student:staff ratio16:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,535
Citations
83,588

American University of Sharjah majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
1,596 / 28,218
Business
814 / 24,030
Computer Science
741 / 13,862
Physics
695 / 13,601
Chemistry
642 / 13,487
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
523 / 7,898
Materials Science
476 / 7,660
Economics
474 / 8,338
Mathematics
371 / 6,463
Environmental Science
341 / 8,707
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
221 / 3,175
Medicine
220 / 3,763
Automation and Control engineering
214 / 2,530
Psychology
198 / 4,900
Investment Banking and Stock trading
158 / 2,095
Finance
157 / 3,740
Biology
157 / 4,878
Political Science
133 / 1,673
Structural Engineering
132 / 2,596
Art & Design
128 / 875
Electronic Engineering
128 / 1,262
Sociology
125 / 1,764
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
111 / 2,322
Marketing
109 / 6,683
Environmental Management
108 / 2,199
Management Information Systems
99 / 4,258
Computer Networking
81 / 1,262
Social Psychology
80 / 2,682
Systems Engineering
77 / 3,311
Communications and Public Relations
77 / 1,631
Renewable Energy Engineering
74 / 1,388
Applied Mathematics
68 / 413
International Business
66 / 1,016
Electrical Engineering
60 / 1,727
Demography
59 / 749
Accounting
59 / 1,726
Atomic and Molecular physics
58 / 760
Geology
56 / 322
Acoustical Engineering
54 / 424
Project Management
52 / 3,312

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1999 14 1
2000 25 15
2001 39 18
2002 39 55
2003 79 107
2004 113 168
2005 98 277
2006 174 548
2007 201 833
2008 198 1262
2009 218 1812
2010 249 2250
2011 296 3145
2012 274 3858
2013 321 4845
2014 305 5715
2015 353 6550
2016 330 7310
2017 394 7993
2018 367 8723
2019 421 11127
2020 496 13874
2021 527 18038

Tuition

The American University of Sharjah has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT ++
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Bachelor's Degree Architecture and Planning, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Design, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Interior Design, International Studies, Literature, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Public Administration, Visual Arts
Master's Degree Arabic, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Mechanical Engineering, Public Administration, Translation and Interpretation

Notable alumni

  1. Lubna Khalid Al Qasimi

    Lubna Khalid Al Qasimi
    Born in
    United Arab Emirates Flag United Arab Emirates
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the American University of Sharjah
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, is an Emirati politician and member of the ruling family of Sharjah and the niece to Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi. She was previously the Minister of State for Tolerance, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Minister of Economic and Planning of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). She was the first woman to hold a ministerial post in the United Arab Emirates.

  2. Sarah Amiri

    Sarah Amiri
    Born in
    United Arab Emirates Flag United Arab Emirates
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    programmerscientistSoft engineeringpolitician
    Biography

    Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri is the Minister of State for Advanced Technology within the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology in the government of the United Arab Emirates, chair of the UAE Space Agency and the United Arab Emirates Council of Scientists, and Deputy Project Manager of the Emirates Mars Mission.

  3. Raha Moharrak

    Raha Moharrak
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    mountaineer
    Biography

    Raha Moharrak is the youngest Arab and the first Saudi woman to climb Mount Everest. Previously she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Vinson, Mount Elbrus, Aconcagua, Kala Pattar, Pico de Orizaba and Iztaccihuatl.

  4. Fadel Al Mheiri

    Fadel Al Mheiri
    Biography

    Fadel Al Mheiri is an Emirati filmmaker. He graduated from the American University of Sharjah.

General info

Alternative names AUS
الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة
Founded 1997
Accreditation Council for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education
Colors burgundy, white
Academic structure College of Arts and Sciences
College of Architecture, Art and Design
College of Engineering
School of Business and Management
Affiliations and memberships Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
Arab Society for Computer-Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD)

Location and Contacts

Address PO Box 26666
Sharjah, Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
City population 1,248,000
Phone +971 (6) 515 1000
Fax +971 (6) 515 2010

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