University of Jordan

The University of Jordan was established in the capital city of Amman in 1962 as a public university and is the country’s oldest university. It has evolved into a comprehensive university with a second branch in Aqaba, 25 schools, 2 deanships, and 16 centers. The University of Jordan has about 1,570 full-time and 2,000 part-time faculty members educating about 43,500 students, of whom 16% are postgraduate and 11% are international students coming from more than 80 countries. About two thirds of the University’s students and one third of the academic staff are females. The University of Jordan offers 89 bachelors, 103 Master’s, 17 higher specialization programs in medicine and dentistry, and 38 doctoral programs. The University of Jordan’s graduates are among the most employable in Jordan and the Middle East. UJ has recently been awarded an overall rating of 4 Stars on the QS STARS rating, and 5 Star rating on the four important categories of teaching, employability, innovation, and inclusiveness.