American University in Dubai

American University in Dubai is a diverse, non-sectarian University and is located near Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City in the UAE. The University offers a variety of bachelor's degree programs from a number of schools including those of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering and Architecture, Art & Design.
  • Average Tuition AED 89,800
  • Acceptance Rate 67%
  • Students 2,214
  • International Students 91%
  • Total Annual Cost AED 113,200
  • Intakes Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

American University in Dubai (AUD) provides bachelor's degree programs in subjects such as Architecture, Computer Engineering, Communication, Interior Design and International Studies. The American and American-trained faculty impart the same curriculum as that in the United States, and ensure graduates are industry-aware and market-ready. AUD's campus accommodation consists of a number of buildings, with separate residences for male and female students. All residences are close to the academic buildings. Each residence has a laundry room, study lounge, TV room, kitchen and dining room. The campus also provides a library, computer labs, cafeteria, grocery shop. Outdoor sports facilities include a swimming pool, soccer field, and basketball, tennis and volleyball courts.
  • 01AUD is ranked 138 in the Global University Employability Rankings 2017, by Times Higher Education.
  • 02AUD ensures a 14: 1 student-to-faculty ratio, ensuring personalised attention.
  • 03The campus is home to a number of centers such as the Center for Research, that conduct training, research and consulting within their respective fields.

Bachelor Programs

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Accounting, Economics and Finance (BBA)

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Accounting, Economics, and Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Architecture

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Civil Engineering

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Computer Engineering

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Digital Production and Storytelling (BCIS)

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Digital Production and Storytelling. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Electrical Engineering

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Information Systems

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Interior Design

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    International Studies

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of international studies, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

    This program is available in three different tracks; International Relations, International Development, and Middle Eastern Studies.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Journalism (BCIS)

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism. 

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Management (BBA)

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing, and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Marketing and Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of comprehensive brand development through creative execution of messages, data-driven communication analysis, sales promotion, public relations, event sponsorship, and effective media management.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Mechanical Engineering

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Psychology

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Visual communication

    AED 90,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history, and journalism. This program aims to develop awareness and critical perception of the historical, cultural and theoretical foundations for art and design.

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Rankings

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    SchoolApply Ranking 752
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 561

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 900

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    AUD offers a number of scholarships, including the H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Scholarships for Academic Achievement, which offers partial or full waiver of tuition fees to eligible students.

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    Established in 1995

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