AAU General Admission Requirements

 

AAU student admission policy is based on the student’s academic achievements in the secondary school certificate or its equivalent, regardless of his/her gender, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, or national origin. If for any reason, documents presented by the applicant are deemed to be fraudulent, AAU reserves the right to expel the student without refund, or prior notice. and the following are the general admission requirements. Applicants are required to:

  1. Possess a secondary school certificate or its equivalent with a grade average of no less than 60%.
  2. Possess a Foundation Year certificate if his/her grade average in the general secondary examination is less than %60.
  3. Satisfy any additional admission requirements of the college that he/she intends to apply to.
  4. Hold a valid English Language Proficiency score of at least 500 in TOEFL ITP, or Band 5 in Academic IELTS. Applicants to the College of Law are exempt from this requirement.
Note: All documents submitted for admission purposes become the property of AAU and are not returned to the student.

 

Registration Method

A student who wishes to enroll at AAU fills out an application form from the Admission and Registration Unit, pays the non-refundable application fee at the Financial Department, and submits the application according to the dates announced by AAU.

Note: A student will not be accepted at AAU unless his/her academic file is complete. This file includes an application form that is to be signed by the applicant as well as the documents listed below.

 

Required Documents

 

General Secondary Students (Science and Arts Stream)

Any student who has a General Secondary Certificate with an average of 60% or above may enroll at AAU, and must include the following documents with his/her application form:

  1. A General Secondary school certificate/ transcript, or its equivalent attested by the Ministry of Education in the UAE. (An attested copy may be submitted);
  2. A valid English Language Proficiency certificate of no less than 500 in the TOEFL ITP, or Band 5 in Academic IELTS.
  3. A copy of a valid passport.
  4. Two passport-sized photographs.
  5. A Health Certificate.

 

Technical Stream

Any student who has a Technical Secondary Certificate with an average of 65% or above may apply to AAU in any of the following colleges; Business Administration, Education, and Law, must meet the admission requirements of the specified college he/she wishes to join, and should include the following documents with his/her application form:

  1. A General Secondary certificate transcript.  An attested copy may be submitted.
  2. A certificate of equivalency that is issued by the Ministry of Education in the UAE.
  3. A valid English Language Proficiency certificate of no less than 500 in the TOEFL ITP, or Band 5 in Academic IELTS.
  4. A copy of a valid passport.
  5. Two passport-sized photographs.
  6. A Health Certificate.

 

 Students Transferring from Other Universities or Colleges

A student who is registered at another University or college may apply to transfer to Al Ain University, provided that the University or college from which the student is transferring is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE. and the following regulations apply to transfer students:

  1. The student must meet the general admission requirements of AAU as well as the admission requirements of the specified college he/she wishes to attend;
  2. The student must have successfully completed at least nine credit hours at his/her previous university or college;
  3. The student had to have been a full-time student at the previous university or college.

 

Required Documents

  1. A General Secondary school certificate/ transcript, or its equivalent attested by the Ministry of Education in the UAE. (An attested copy may be submitted);
  2. A valid English Language Proficiency certificate of no less than 500 in the TOEFL ITP, or Band 5 in Academic IELTS.
  3. A copy of a valid passport.
  4. Emirates ID.
  5. Two passport-sized photographs.
  6. A Health Certificate.
  7. An official and attested transcript from the previous University or college showing all earned credits and grades, along with the university’s course catalog, describing the courses the student had previously taken.

 

Students who hold a Diploma

Students who hold a diploma may apply to Al Ain University, provided that the University or college from which the student obtained the diploma is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE. The student must also meet the general admission requirements of AAU as well as the admission requirements of the specified college he/she wishes to attend.

The following documents must be included with the application:

  1. A General Secondary school certificate/ transcript, or its equivalent attested by the Ministry of Education in the UAE. (An attested copy may be submitted).
  2. A valid English Language Proficiency certificate of no less than 500 in the TOEFL ITP, or Band 5 in Academic IELTS.
  3. A copy of a valid passport.
  4. Emirates ID.
  5. Two passport-sized photographs.
  6. A Health Certificate.
  7. An official, attested transcript from the previous university or college showing all earned credits and grades, along with the University’s course catalog, describing the courses the student had previously taken;
Note: If the certificate of equivalency for the diploma issued by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE should be shown if the diploma is from a country other than the UAE.

 

Visiting Students

Individuals may enroll at AAU for knowledge and professional development purposes on either a full-time or part-time basis without obtaining a degree. A visiting student who wishes to study at AAU is required to obtain the approval of the relevant College Dean. If a visiting student who has previously attended courses at AAU wishes to obtain a degree, he/she must meet the admission requirements at AAU and the college in which he/she wishes to enroll.