Abu Dhabi University

Abu Dhabi University with campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain in the UAE offers 18 postgraduate programs based on the American model of higher education, as well as several postgraduate programs, utilising the British system of postsecondary education. Although the official language of the university is English; it offers degree and diploma programs both in English and Arabic.

  • Average Tuition AED 41,500
  • Acceptance Rate 88%
  • Students 7,500
  • International Students 41%
  • Total Annual Cost AED 74,100
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Abu Dhabi University was chartered in 2000, by his Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other distinguished citizens of the United Arab Emirates. The founders of the university envisioned an institution that would be among the best in the United Arab Emirates, the Arabian Gulf region and throughout the world.

After three years of planning, the university opened its doors in September 2003, to 1,000 students. Today it has three campuses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Abu Dhabi University is accredited by the Ministry of Education UAE and WASC. It's business programs are accredited by AACSB and EQUIS; and engineering programs by ABET. The university is also accredited across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Iran, and all its degree programs are recognised by the various Ministries of Education in these countries.

  • 01In the top 750 universities worldwide. - QS World Universities Rankings
  • 02Ranked the top 27 in the Arab World, and the top 6 in the UAE. - QS World Universities Rankings
  • 03ADU's College of Engineering offers the only RIBA accredited architecture program.

Master Programs

  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration

    AED 45,440 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 reso more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration - Aviation Management

    AED 51,120 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration, specifically in the area of Aviation Management. The program offers courses that fo more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration - Finance

    AED 51,120 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration, specifically in the area of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the s more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration - Human Resources Management

    AED 51,120 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.  

  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration - Logistics & Supply Chain Management

    AED 51,120 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration, specifically in the area of Logistics & Supply Chain Management. The program of more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration - Project Management

    AED 51,120 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration, specifically in the area of Project Management. The program offers courses that foc more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration - Tourism and Event Management

    AED 51,120 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Tourism and Event Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of international tourism management, events man more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Civil Engineering

    AED 45,360 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 more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Education Leadership

    AED 31,808 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education Leadership. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and sup more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    AED 51,030 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 pr more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Engineering Management

    AED 47,040 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of accounting; engineering economy; more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Human Resources Management

    AED 51,120 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.  

  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Information Technology

    AED 45,360 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing syst more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Mechanical Engineering

    AED 45,360 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 mathematica more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Private Law

    AED 35,784 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of law and contemporary governance. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law.  

  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Project Management

    AED 47,040 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative and qualitative skills, tools, and techniques required to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Public Law

    AED 35,784 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administra more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Special Education

    AED 31,808 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Special Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and suppor more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Strategic Leadership

    AED 45,440 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that fo more
  • Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Sustainable Architecture

    AED 45,360 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 architectura more

Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 654
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 755

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00

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    Other Information

    Established in 2000

    Other

    Abu Dhabi University currently serves more than 7500 students from 70+ nationalities. In its last academic year 51% of its students were Emirati; 8% GCC Nationals and 41% international students.

    The Location

    Al Ain - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

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