AUS is recognized by respected ranking agencies around the world for achievements across many categories and in many fields.
Read on to find out more about the rankings AUS has achieved.
AUS is among the top 400 universities in the world according to QS World University Rankings (2023). The university’s performance in these rankings is evidence of our continued commitment to excellence in teaching, research and contributions to our community.
AUS has been ranked among the top 10 Arab universities by QS Arab Region University Rankings every year for the past eight consecutive years (2023). We are a leader in the Arab world in providing academic and extracurricular opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and in advancing knowledge through teaching, research, scholarly activity and creative work.
AUS is among the top 50 universities in the world under the age of 50 years according to QS World University Rankings (2021). AUS is one of the top young universities in the world and has achieved this status as a result of the accomplishments of highly qualified full-time faculty, exceptional students and talented alumni who have risen to positions of prominence in the region and beyond.
The AUS MBA program is among the top 10 in the Middle East and Africa region and among the top 250 in the world in the QS Global MBA Rankings (2022). Our MBA is among the world’s finest, preparing those undertaking it for success in a rapidly shifting global economy.
AUS has the highest ratio for international faculty in the Arab region according to QS Arab Region University Rankings (2023). AUS faculty represent more than 45 different nationalities, bringing with them diverse perspectives and a wealth of international expertise in their fields to provide our students with a truly global education.
AUS has the highest ratio for international students in the Arab region according to QS Arab Region University Rankings (2023). With students representing approximately 90 nationalities, the celebration of cultural diversity, tolerance and respect are at the very center of the AUS student experience.
AUS is number two in the UAE for social sciences and management, according to QS World University Subject Rankings (2022). Faculty from across diverse disciplines in the arts and humanities explore questions related to the human condition and the intellectual, social and cultural traditions across diverse cultures.
AUS has been ranked among the top 5 on employer reputation according to QS Arab Region University Rankings (2023). AUS is one of the top 5 institutions from which employers source effective and competent graduates.
AUS is among the top five universities with the highest percentage of international students according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (2022). We are a closely-knit community that embraces its diversity and provides a rich, supportive environment for students to thrive in as they become outward-looking and responsible individuals ready to join the world.
AUS is ranked among the top 250 universities in Asia according to the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings (2022). This ranking recognizes the university’s position among higher education institutions in Asia and is an acknowledgment of excellence in teaching and research, contributions to knowledge transfer, and international outlook.
AUS is ranked among the top four universities in the UAE and among the top 600 globally for engineering studies, according to THE World University Subject Rankings (2023). Faculty and alumni of the College of Engineering are consistently recognized throughout the region for their contributions to engineering research and development, as well as excellence in the delivery of undergraduate and graduate programs.
AUS is ranked number five in the UAE and among the top 500 universities globally for social sciences, according to THE World University Subject Rankings (2023). In the liberal arts tradition, AUS students benefit from the opportunity to study a broad range of subjects such as history, geography, psychology and philosophy through College of Arts and Sciences while pursuing their major of choice.
AUS is ranked number three in the UAE and among the top 400 universities globally for business and economics, according to THE World University Subject Rankings (2023). Students from the School of Business Administration at AUS receive world-class business instruction with a focus on experiential learning to prepare them for success in the workplace.
AUS is among the top 175 universities in emerging economies according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2022). This ranking places AUS within the top 25 percent of all ranked universities in emerging economies and is based on our quality of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook while operating within an economy undergoing immense transformation.
AUS is ranked among the top 250 universities under 50 years of age according to the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings (2022). AUS has achieved this ranking as a result of the high-quality teaching and research of its acclaimed faculty, its international outlook, and its knowledge transfer to industry.
AUS is ranked number five in the UAE and among the top 800 universities globally for physical sciences, according to THE World University Subject Rankings (2023). AUS provides students access to world-class laboratories and faculty with outstanding credentials across the physical sciences, including physics, chemistry, biology and environmental science.
AUS is ranked number four in the UAE and among the top 800 universities globally for computer science, according to THE World University Subject Rankings (2023). AUS computer science students are equipped with expert knowledge and real-world understanding, preparing them to contribute to this rapidly changing field as it increasingly underpins many facets of daily life.
AUS has earned a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) silver award for sustainability in higher education from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
We are committed to the conscientious use of resources that maximizes potential in the present and ensures continuity into the future.
AUS is one of the top five institutions worldwide for community engagement in sustainability, according to the 2022 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI) issued by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.