Literacy rate in UAE is almost 90%. Many National International universities campuses are working in UAE and a large number of students from other countries are also getting education here.
Top 10 universities of UAE are following
United Arab Emirates University
This is the oldest university in UAE. This university is located in Al Ain United Arab emirates Founding father of UAE Sheikh Zaid bin Sultan Al nahyan established this university in 1976. This is top-ranked university in UAE, number two in the Arab world. United Arab Emirates University is offering a broad range of courses from Agriculture to Medical sciences. Almost 12000 students are enrolled in this university, about 1/6th of which are international students. Nine undergraduate and postgraduate colleges are working under this university.
American University of Sharjah
This university was founded in 1997 in Sharjah city; more than 6000 students from more than 94 countries have enrolled here. MBA degree offered by this university is considered best in the whole golf region. This university is considered 7th best university of the Arab region. Architecture, Engineering, Arts& science, and MBA programs are offered here. Business Administration program of this university was ranked in the top 100 information system research productivity globally. This university offers residence facility to international students.
University of Sharjah
This is a private national university located in Sharjah city, and largest university of the city with almost 30000 students 1/3rd of which are overseas. This university was established by the ruler of Sharjah Sehikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi. This university goal is to become the leading institution of Middle east and globally. This university is ranked 5th in UAE. This university is offering a vast range of programs.
This university was founded in 1998 and this is one of three government-sponsored higher education institutions. This is located in Abu Dhabi. Eight colleges are working under this university. This institution is offering more than 100 graduate and undergraduate courses for students. In 2013 this university was restructured.
American University Dubai
This is a private institution for higher learning in Dubai. This university is serving national and international students from all over the world and offers American style education. This university is smaller than other universities located in the UAE. The Number of students is less than 5000. This university has divided its departments in schools like School of Architecture, School of Arts and Science, School of education.
This is coeducational, a nonprofit institution which was launched in 2007, this university is also known as Khalifa University of science and technology. This university is organized in three colleges College of arts and science, College of engineering and college of medicine and health sciences. This is ranked the 315th best university in the world by QS rankings.
Abu Dhabi University
This university was established in 2003, having campuses in AL Ain, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. 8000 from 70 countries are enrolled here. This university is ranked 29th in the Arab world. This university is offering vast programs for students. This is the largest private university in United Arab Emirates. Al Saeed bin Hammad is the current chairman of Abu Dhabi University. This university is ranked as one of the best university in list of 750 best universities; this is the only university in Abu Dhabi which made its place in the top 10 universities of UAE.
Ajman University of Science and Technology
This is a private university located in Ajman UAE. This university was established in 1988 and is considered one of the old universities in the UAE. It is ranked 44 in the Arab world. This university is having two campuses one in Ajman and other in Fujirah. This university is having more than 6600 international students. Pharmacy, health sciences, dentistry, engineering, business administration, environmental sciences, water, and energy-related study programs are offered here. This university also offers various writing courses which helps students in their final dissertation writings help.
Higher Colleges of Technology
This is the largest institution of higher learning in UAE, with 17 campuses all over the country. This was established, and more than 55000 UAE national are having a degree of Higher Colleges of Technology. Aim of this institution was providing excellent study opportunities to the nationals of UAE. Separate colleges for both genders are available as higher colleges of technology is offering co-education. This college is providing post-secondary education in business, Engineering and technology, computer and information technology, and health sciences. All of these subjects are offered in the English language.
University of Dubai
This is a private university located in Dubai, it was established in 1997 and it is the first university in Dubai which is holding AACSB accreditation. President of this university is Dr. Esa Muhammad Bastaki. This university is ranked 47 in the Arab region. Business management studies, Engineering and technology, and law courses are offered to students at the University of Dubai.