American University of Sharjah - Bachelor's Degree

American University of Sharjah (AUS), located in Sharjah, UAE, is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational institution serving students from the Gulf region and around the world. AUS offers 26 majors and 46 minors at an undergraduate level, and 14 master degree programs through its academic divisions in Architecture, Art and Design; Arts and Sciences; Engineering; and Business Administration.

  • Average Tuition AED 89,720

School Description

American University of Sharjah was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. The University follows the American system of higher education but is yet grounded in Arab culture. Even though Arabic is the official language of the United Arab Emirates, English is the medium of instruction at AUS.

AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates; as well as by the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It’s programs are also separately accredited.

  • 01Independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American model
  • 0250:50 ratio of male and female students, including both graduate and undergraduate students.

Bachelor Programs

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Accountancy

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Architecture

    AED 89,720 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.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Biology

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration

    AED 89,720 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.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Chemical Engineering

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical 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 systems employing chemical processes.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Chemistry

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Civil Engineering

    AED 89,720 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.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Communication

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Computer Science

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Design

    AED 89,720 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.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Economics

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Electrical Engineering

    AED 89,720 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.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    English Composition

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Environmental Studies

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Finance

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

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

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Graphic Design

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Industrial Engineering

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Information System Management

    AED 89,720 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.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    International Relations

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, 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.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Management

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Marketing

    AED 89,720 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 demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Mass Communication and Journalism

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mass Communication and Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on the use of media and its effects; media history; photojournalism; publication design; public relations; television news; multimedia storytelling; and journalistic reporting and writing.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Mathematics

    AED 89,720 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Mechanical Engineering

    AED 89,720 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.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 601
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 376
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    SchoolApply Ranking 678

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.37
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

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    Established in 1997

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    American University of Sharjah allows students from other universities the opportunity to study at AUS for a semester or a year.

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