Applied Science Private University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2022
Al Arab st. 21-Amman, P.O.Box 166​, Amman, Amman Governorate, 11931, Jordan

Applied Science Private University (ASU) is a leader in the field of higher education and quality. The university's senior management has adopted the "Quality and Excellence Philosophy: Continuous Improvement is Our Way to Excellence".

The university began its educational mission on 19 October 1991, after obtaining the license on 10 July 1989. It is the largest private university in Jordan.

ASU has 9 faculties: Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Information Technology, Faculty of Arts and Science, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Art and Design, Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies. There are also the Deanship of Student Affairs and Deanship of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies.

In the above faculties, there are 33 bachelor specialisations and eight master's programmes.

Find out more about ASU.

  • ASU is the top private Jordanian university in “THE Arab University Rankings 2021”.
  • ASU is the top Jordanian university in QS Stars Rating for Online Learning.
  • First Arab private university in all international ranking standards for Scimago Institutions, namely:Research, Community service and Innovation, and the first among all Jordanian public and private universities in the Innovation rank.
  • First private university to obtain 4 stars in QS Stars Rating in Jordan and the Arab World, with 5 Stars in Employment, Teaching, Facilities, Inclusiveness and Internationalization.
  • ASU is the top Jordanian university in the Times Impact Rankings for the Productivity and Consumption indicators.
  • First Jordanian private university to obtain ABET for all its engineering programs: - Electrical\ Communications and Computer Engineering. - Power & Control Engineering. - Mechanical Engineering. - Industrial Engineering. - Civil Engineering.
  • First Jordanian and second private university in the Middle East to obtain ACPE for the Faculty of Pharmacy.
  • ASU is the First Jordanian private university to obtain ACEN for the Faculty of Nursing.
  • First private university to obtain academic accreditation from the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCÉRES) for the Faculty of Law.
  • ASU obtained ABET for the Computer Science Program of the Faculty of Information Technology for 6 years without recorded comments.
  • ASU is the first private university to obtain Jordan’s Quality Assurance Certificate (Golden Level).
  • ASU is the most innovative Community impact research university in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
  • ASU is among the first universities qualified to join AACSB for the Faculty of Business.
  • ASU’s Faculty of Business is the first in Jordan and the Middle East to obtain IIMP for all the Marketing department programs.
  • ASU has recently obtained the international ISO 9001:2015

Faculty of Pharmacy 

  • Pharmacy
  • Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

  • Communications & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Power and Controls Engineering
  • Renewable energy technology

Faculty of Nursing

  • Nursing

Faculty of Information Technology

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Cybersecurity & Cloud Computing

Faculty of Arts & Science

  • English Language & Literature
  • English Language\ Translation
  • Political Science
  • Maths
  • Chemistry
  • Digital Media (Eloctronic)
  • High Diploma of Education

Faculty of Business 

  • Accounting
  • Marketing - in English
  • Business Administration - in English
  • Accounting (in English)
  • Business Administration
  • Finance & Banking
  • Finance & Banking (in English)
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Digital Marketing
  • Artificial Intelligence in Accounting and Auditing
  • FinTech and Risk Management

Faculty of Art & Design

  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Design For Digital Media

Faculty of Law

  • Law
  • Faculty of Sharia & Islamic Studies - AL-Fiqh (Jurisprudence)

Deanship of Research & Graduate Studies

  • M.Sc. in Accounting
  • M.Sc. in Marketing
  • M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Nursing
  • M.Sc. in Financial and risk management
  • M.Sc. in Audio visual and Mass Media Translation
  • M.Sc. in Intelligent Systems in Industrial Engineering
  • M.Sc. in Cyber Law

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Key statistics

  • 29%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 4,427
    Number of FTE Students
  • 18.6
    No. of students per staff
  • 51 : 49
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 27%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Applied Science Private University

  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Engineering & technology

    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
  • Law

    • Law
  • Physical sciences

    • Chemistry
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science