The importance of education is being emphasized by all countries around the world. The idea is to promote education in order to build a literate society that can play its role in improving the economy. When it comes to education, the United Arab Emirates is no exception to these trends.
Sharjah is one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates. With respect to education, it is blessed with at least two well-established universities and a couple of colleges. All these educational institutes are concentrated in one district of Sharjah which has won the title of being the “University City of Sharjah”. The educational industry of Sharjah is currently in the budding stage and is expected to yield phenomenal growth in the upcoming years.
The universities of Sharjah have launched their international student program as well as their exchange programs to encourage cross-cultural mixing. Here is some insight about the educational institutes of Sharjah:
|University Name||Programs Offered||Cost of Programs||Total Student Population|
|American University of Sharjah||Undergraduate and Graduate||About AED 79,920 per year for all major specializations.||More than 5,000|
|University of Sharjah||Undergraduate and Graduate||AED 26,820 to AED 92,900 per year depending on the course.||Over 10,000|
|Skyline University College||Undergraduate and Graduate||About AED 36,000 per year. Slight variations per course.||Over 9,000|
|Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research||Undergraduate and Graduate||Up to AED 99,990 per year depending on the course||About 2,000|
|Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies||Undergraduate Diploma||AED 21,600 to AED 114,000 depending on the course and citizenship status.||About 3,000|
|Police Science Academy Sharjah||Undergraduate in Police Sciences||Course available for locals only||–|
|Sharjah Men’s College||Undergraduate and Graduate||Not disclosed||Over 1,000|
|Sharjah Women’s College||Undergraduate and Graduate||Not disclosed||Over 2,000|