American University of Sharjah Rankings

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In the World#1966 of 14178
In Asia#492 of 5833
In the United Arab Emirates#2 of 66
In Sharjah#1 of 4

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,177
Citations
83,170

American University of Sharjah majors

by publication count

Computer science
996
Engineering
653
Materials science
528
Mathematics
466
Economics
389
Business
376
Chemistry
284
Physics
205
Psychology
178
Sociology
135
Political science
129
Environmental science
127
Medicine
103
Biology
80
Geology
73
Geography
39
History
36
Art
26
Philosophy
19

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business6079,419
Economics60910,130
Engineering7469,603
Political science8701,364
Computer science110210,194
Sociology11571,451
Mathematics11966,318
Physics12025,244
History123873
Philosophy142736
Materials science15686,838
Art163120
Psychology16983,489
Environmental science1952950
Chemistry20075,684
Geology2089276
Geography2120334
Biology28171,991
Medicine29381,082

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1999141
20002611
20013718
20023758
200378104
2004107148
200595261
2006173598
2007188840
20081921295
20092091796
20102402209
20112893045
20122583813
20133014765
20142985605
20153426380
20163276866
20173827442
20183527512
20194199967
202048611740

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school leaving certificate; for undergraduate studies, a minimum international TOEFL score of 197.
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Enrollment5,500
Full time employee350
Student:staff ratio16:1

Tuition

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences+
Bachelor's DegreeArchitecture, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Interior Design, International Studies, Literature, Mass Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia, Public Administration, Visual Arts
Master's DegreeArabic, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Mechanical Engineering, Public Administration, Translation and Interpretation

General info

Alternative namesAUS
الجامعة الأمريكية في الشارقة
Founded1997
WikipediaAmerican University of Sharjah
AccreditationCommission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (Philadelphia, PA, USA); Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE; Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology - ABET (USA)
Colorsburgundy, white
Academic structureCollege of Arts and Sciences
College of Architecture, Art and Design
College of Engineering
School of Business and Management
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation 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

AddressPO Box 26666
Sharjah, Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
City population1,400,000
Phone+971 (6) 515 1000
Fax+971 (6) 515 2010

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