University of Jordan: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1148 of 14,131 In the World
#284 of 5,830 In Asia
#1 of 30 In Jordan
#1 of 15 In Amman
#255 of 1,172 For Family medicine
Top50% For 54 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
49,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
ju.edu.jo
Languages
Arabic;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized equivalent with a GPA of not less than 65%
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - February; February-June). Also summer session (June-August)
Enrollment49,000
Full time employee1,500
Student:staff ratio33:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
12,219
Citations
200,534

University of Jordan majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
3,768 / 59,007
Engineering
2,077 / 33,638
Biology
2,075 / 47,821
Chemistry
1,942 / 35,880
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,502 / 19,281
Physics
1,176 / 17,739
Environmental Science
1,148 / 24,483
Computer Science
1,138 / 24,756
Materials Science
889 / 12,798
Business
886 / 15,663
Psychology
720 / 22,631
Mathematics
612 / 7,045
Demography
526 / 10,368
Health Science
425 / 8,479
Surgery
416 / 7,016
Economics
333 / 2,892
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
325 / 7,025
Family medicine
307 / 5,918
Botany
298 / 5,656
Oncology and Cancer research
282 / 3,872
Pediatrics
282 / 7,300
Healthcare Management (MHA)
272 / 4,510
Geology
251 / 6,169
Public Health
224 / 4,956
Art & Design
220 / 1,476
Physical Therapy
217 / 3,260
Pharmacology
214 / 3,329
Agricultural Science
198 / 3,205
Computer Networking
194 / 2,155
Marketing
189 / 4,189
Political Science
188 / 313
Clinical Psychology
183 / 4,063
Environmental Management
182 / 3,964
Automation and Control engineering
182 / 1,812
Nursing
178 / 4,565
Sociology
177 / 556
Pharmacy
176 / 2,720
Dentistry
173 / 4,764
Geography and Cartography
171 / 2,153
Inorganic Chemistry
171 / 4,104

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 81 310
1992 66 318
1993 80 302
1994 67 344
1995 89 419
1996 86 429
1997 97 472
1998 138 563
1999 117 613
2000 110 720
2001 123 922
2002 133 1083
2003 149 1380
2004 185 1627
2005 215 2111
2006 226 2748
2007 287 3418
2008 356 4077
2009 371 5009
2010 601 6389
2011 492 7703
2012 595 9275
2013 800 12196
2014 866 14442
2015 879 15704
2016 818 15772
2017 921 17009
2018 1023 17972
2019 1271 23063
2020 1466 31730
2021 1664 41724

Tuition

International studetns c. 70-250 per credit hour (Parallel Programmes) (USD)

The University of Jordan has financial aid programs.

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 Arts and Humanities, Dentistry, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy
Medical Doctor Medicine
Higher Diploma Dentistry, Medicine
Master's Degree Accountancy, American Studies, Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Curriculum, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Finance, Geography, History, International Business, International Studies, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Natural Sciences, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Translation and Interpretation, Women's Studies
Doctorate Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Arabic, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Crop Production, Curriculum, Dietetics, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Geography, Geography (Human), Geology, History, Horticulture, Islamic Law, Koran, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Political Sciences, Public Law, Social Studies, Sociology, Soil Science, Special Education, Water Management, Water Science

University of Jordan alumni

  1. Ola Al-Fares

    Ola Al-Fares
    Born in
    Jordan Flag Jordan
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalistlawyermodel
    Biography

    Ola Al-Fares is a Jordanian lawyer, journalist and television presenter who works at Al Jazeera. She is currently the second most followed Jordanian woman on Twitter after Queen Rania. Most known for presenting a TV show called MBC in a week by Middle East Broadcasting Center channel. She was also the first Arab woman to climb Burj Khalifa. She won the young TV presenter Arab woman of the year award on December 3, 2015. Ola Alfares was selected among the most 500 Influential Muslims in the world according to the Muslims 500 in 2019 edition.

  2. Karin Kneissl

    Karin Kneissl
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Karin Kneissl is an Austrian diplomat, journalist and independent politician, having served as Minister of Foreign Affairs between 2017 and 2019. She is an expert on the Middle East and was a lecturer before assuming the government position she was offered by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

  3. John Abizaid

    John Abizaid
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    John Philip Abizaid is a retired United States Army general and former United States Central Command (CENTCOM) commander who served as the United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2019 to 2021.

  4. Rami Hamdallah

    Rami Hamdallah
    Born in
    Palestine Flag Palestine
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    university teacherlinguistfaculty memberpolitician
    Biography

    Rami Hamdallah is a Palestinian politician and academic. He is the former prime minister of the Palestinian National Authority and president of An-Najah National University in Nablus.

General info

Alternative names UJ
الجامعة الأردنية
Founded 1962
Accreditation Higher Education Accreditation Commission and Quality Assurance
Motto Years of Excellence
Colors royal yellow, green
Academic structure Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Business
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Sharia
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Educational Sciences
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Physical Education
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences
King Abdullah II School for Information Technology
Faculty of Arts and Design
Affiliations and memberships Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Location and Contacts

Address Jubaiha
Amman, Amman, 11942
Jordan
City population 4,008,000
Phone +962 (6) 535 5000
Fax +962 (6) 535 5511

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