Yarmouk University: Statistics



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#2771 of 14,131 In the World
#872 of 5,830 In Asia
#3 of 30 In Jordan
#2 of 4 In Irbid
#606 of 1,006 For Web Design and Development
Top50% For 80 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Yarmouk University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - January; February-June; June-August)

Research profile

Yarmouk University has published 7,762 scientific papers with 74,732 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Medicine, Quantum and Particle physics, and Mathematics.


Yarmouk University majors

by publication & citation count

3,930 / 42,537
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,844 / 32,432
Computer Science
3,761 / 33,663
3,547 / 36,447
3,503 / 41,072
3,162 / 36,734
Environmental Science
3,131 / 36,522
2,622 / 27,687
Quantum and Particle physics
2,503 / 25,815
2,439 / 21,135
2,071 / 15,679
Political Science
1,931 / 13,157
1,859 / 12,575
1,805 / 15,675
1,780 / 16,567
1,759 / 14,286
Organic Chemistry
1,737 / 23,704
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,717 / 16,768
Geography and Cartography
1,685 / 16,873
1,635 / 20,614
Materials Science
1,619 / 19,350
1,472 / 16,389
1,462 / 10,770
1,301 / 18,436
1,284 / 16,193
1,240 / 7,806
Machine Learning
1,197 / 12,122
1,187 / 11,741
1,145 / 9,447
Electrical Engineering
1,141 / 12,464
1,127 / 13,825
1,080 / 11,468
958 / 11,384
Optical Engineering
925 / 10,386
898 / 8,106
882 / 9,656
Art & Design
760 / 5,382
Metallurgical Engineering
740 / 10,562
Computer Networking
684 / 6,308
Social Psychology
607 / 5,142

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 44 193
1992 49 184
1993 49 209
1994 58 220
1995 60 217
1996 65 265
1997 57 226
1998 55 268
1999 58 250
2000 72 297
2001 62 295
2002 85 425
2003 90 509
2004 96 601
2005 115 690
2006 92 822
2007 91 989
2008 89 1089
2009 107 1350
2010 139 1450
2011 179 1753
2012 191 1908
2013 226 2196
2014 203 2395
2015 264 2589
2016 280 2617
2017 329 2663
2018 381 3216
2019 494 3900
2020 575 5895
2021 725 9137
2022 819 11150
2023 890 12335
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Yarmouk University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor's Degree 1,200 JOD
Master's Degree 1,500 JOD
Doctoral Degree 2,000 JOD

All costs are in Jordanian Dinar (JOD).

Yarmouk University has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Yarmouk University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Acting, Advertising and Publicity, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art Management, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational and Student Counselling, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Finance, French, Geography (Human), Graphic Design, Hebrew, History, Hotel Management, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Interior Design, Islamic Studies, Journalism, Law, Literature, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Music, Painting and Drawing, Persian, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Public Administration, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Religion, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Design, Theatre, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts
Medical Doctor Medicine
Master's Degree Accountancy, Administrative Law, Advertising and Publicity, Anthropology, Applied Physics, Arabic, Archaeology, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History, Art Management, Artificial Intelligence, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Curriculum, Earth Sciences, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, French, Geography (Human), Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Economics, Islamic Studies, Journalism, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Museum Studies, Music, Native Language Education, Nuclear Physics, Physical Education, Physics, Public Administration, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Religion, Science Education, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Vocational Education
Doctorate Banking, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Islamic Studies, Koran, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Religion, Science Education, Teacher Training, Translation and Interpretation

Yarmouk University alumni

  1. Shireen Abu Akleh

    Shireen Abu Akleh
    Born in
    Israel Flag Israel
    1971-2022 (aged 51)
    Enrolled in Yarmouk University
    In 1991 graduated with Bachelor of Journalism in journalism
    journalisttelevision journalistreporter

    Shireen Abu Akleh was a prominent Palestinian-American journalist who worked as a reporter for 25 years for Al Jazeera, before she was killed by an Israeli soldier while wearing a blue press vest and covering a raid on the Jenin refugee camp in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Abu Akleh was one of the most prominent names across the Middle East for her decades of reporting in the Palestinian territories, and seen as a role model for many Arab and Palestinian women.

  2. Margaret Brennan

    Margaret Brennan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1980-.. (age 44)

    Margaret Brennan is an American journalist based in Washington, D.C. The current moderator of Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan on CBS News, she is also a fill-in and substitute anchor for CBS Evening News, and the network's chief foreign affairs correspondent. Brennan was previously a White House correspondent for CBS and has covered Washington since 2012.

  3. Monther Rayahneh

    Monther Rayahneh
    Born in
    Jordan Flag Jordan
    1979-.. (age 45)
    television actoractor

    Monther Rayahneh is a Jordanian actor. After studying Dramatic Arts in Yarmouk University, he participated in several TV dramas. He became famous for his roles as knight or prince in Bedouin and Historical series. He received best actor award in Cairo Arab Media Festival for his role as " Awda Abou Taya".

  4. Ayman Otoom

    Ayman Otoom
    Born in
    Jordan Flag Jordan
    1972-.. (age 52)
    Enrolled in Yarmouk University
    In 1999 graduated with Bachelor of Science in Arabic

    Ayman Otoom is a Jordanian poet and novelist.

All 10 notable alumni

Yarmouk University faculties and divisions

Centre : Computer and Information Technology Computer Science, Information Sciences
Centre : Consultation and Community Services Social and Community Services
Centre : Faculty Members Development Development Studies, Educational Research
Centre : Jordanian Studies Cultural Studies
Centre : Languages Linguistics, Modern Languages
Centre : Refugees and Displaced Persons Demography and Population
Centre : Speech and Hearing Speech Studies, Speech Therapy and Audiology
Centre : Theorical and Applied Physics Physics
Faculty : Archaeology and Anthropology Anthropology, Archaeology, Heritage Preservation, Tourism
Faculty : Arts Arabic, English, Geography, History, Journalism, Literature, Mass Communication, Modern Languages, Oriental Languages, Political Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Economics and Administrative Sciences Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Public Administration
Faculty : Education Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Teacher Training
Faculty : Engineering Technology Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Power Engineering
Faculty : Fine Arts Aesthetics, Art History, Ceramic Art, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Music, Painting and Drawing
Faculty : Information Technology and Computer Science Computer Science, Information Technology
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Mass Communication Advertising and Publicity, Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacy
Faculty : Physical Education Physical Education, Sports
Faculty : Science Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
Faculty : Shari'a and Islamic Studies Islamic Law, Islamic Studies
Faculty : Tourism and Hotel Management Hotel Management, Tourism
Unit : Marine Sciences Station Marine Science and Oceanography

General information

Alternative names YU
جامعة اليرموك
Founded 1976
Accreditation Council of Higher Education
Colors green, white

Location and contacts

Address Shafiq Irshidat Street P.O. Box 566
Irbid, 21163
City population 1,912,000

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