American University of Sharjah


Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees  2017-2018*

As the premier institute of our kind in the entire region, we offer the best value for money.

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Please see the table below for a quick look at our fee structure.

Tuition Fees for Academic Year 2017-2018
(All fees are in UAE Dirhams)

Tuition for all majors
(12 to 16 credits)

AED 47,130 per semester

Lab/Technology Fee Type A

AED 1,310 per course

Lab/Technology Fee Type B

AED 1,450 per course

Tuition for all majors is AED 94,260 per academic year. In addition, technology fees may apply based on the courses registered for in a given semester.

Achievement Academy
Bridge Program

AED 30,610 per semester

Student Activities Fee

AED 300 per semester

Health insurance is required of all students. The insurance fee is AED 300 per semester or AED 1,500 per year, depending on the type of plan applicable to each student.

Students admitted to School of Business Administration are required in their first semester to purchase a designated laptop during orientation week.

Students admitted to College of Architecture, Art and Design are required at the outset of their third year to purchase a designated laptop.

We are evaluating additional student laptop programs and support. Prospective students in any program should not purchase a laptop for use at AUS without checking first with their major school or program.

Residential Halls Fees

Housing Fees for Academic Year 2017- 2018

We have 12 separate campus residential halls for men and women. Residence on campus is optional and only available for full-time undergraduate students who have paid or arranged for the payment of their room, tuition and other university fees. Other student categories may be considered depending on the availability of rooms. We have accommodation ranging from private rooms to double rooms available on campus.

Housing Fees for Academic Year 2017-2018* 

(All fees are in UAE Dirhams.)

Type of Room

Per Semester

Per Academic Year

Private room
Single occupancy with private bath and kitchenette (men's and women's dorms)



Semi-private room
Single occupancy with a shared bath and kitchenette (men's and women's dorms)



Sharing room
Double occupancy with a shared bath and kitchenette (men's and women's dorms)



Single room
Single occupancy with a common bath and no kitchenette (men's dorms only)



Double room
Double occupancy with a common bath and no kitchenette (men's dorms only)



Other Fees

  Utilities Service Fee
(Compulsory for all students residing in the residential halls)               


  • All new applicants are expected to submit a non-refundable Room Reservation Fee of AED 500 along with their Housing Application.
  • A refundable Room Maintenance Deposit of AED 1,000 is also required prior to checking in to the dorm. This is refunded at the time of final cancellation from the AUS dormitories.

* Subject to change pending approval of the AUS Board of Trustees. Check the AUS website for updates