Ajman University (Ajman, United Arab Emirates)

Ajman University


Ajman University is a private university established in 1988 located in Ajman, UAE, about one hour from Dubai. Ajman is now ranked #551 in the world and among the top 5 in the UAE, according to the 2024 QS World University Rankings, which places it among the top 1.75% institutions worldwide. The university offers over 36 programs ranging from Business Administration, Law, Mass Communications, Engineering, and much more. They have a handful of international accreditations and are accredited by AACSB.

Location - Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Class Credit

Undergraduate students can take a minimum of 12 hours of courses at Ajman.  The student can take courses in any subject, as long as the course is taught in English.


Students must enroll with the name listed on their passports.

If you do not have a passport, you must obtain one.  You can find more information on obtaining a passport on the United States Postal Service’s website page on passports:  https://www.usps.com/international/passports.htm

If you wish to enroll, you must notify the Study Abroad Office: studyabroad@jsu.edu 

Estimated Cost

Fall Spring
Number of Credit hours 12 12
Tuition to JSU $1,944.00 $1,944.00
Dormitory* $2,500.00-$3,500.00 $2,500.00-$3,500.00
Airfare $1,800.00 $1,800.00
Travel Insurance $500.00 $500.00
Passport+Visa Fees $455.00 $455.00
Meals $1,600.00 $1,600.00
Ground Travel $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Spending Money $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Books $100.00 $100.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL $10,899.00-$11,899.00 $10,899.00-$11,899.00



Terms Fall Spring
Dates August-December January-May
Deadline to show interest 01-Mar 15-Oct
Deadline to apply 01-Apr 15-Nov

The fall semester runs from August to December.

The spring semester runs from January to May.


University website:  https://www.ajman.ac.ae/en/