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Khalifa University (Arabic: جامعة خليفة) is a public research university located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It was ranked as the 181st best university in the world by QS world university rankings of 2023.
Founded in 2007 by a decree issued by UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Khalifa University was established to support a knowledge-based economy that will contribute to the state’s post-oil future.
How to apply
STEP 2: KNOW THE APPLICATION DEADLINE
All UAE National and international applicants who graduated from high school up to two years ago (including students transferring from other universities) are eligible to apply. Admissions for the Fall term will start on 16 January and will be open until 2 June.
STEP 3: REVIEW THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants with UAE High School Certificates (UAE Nationals and Expats inside the UAE) (New Admission Criteria)
KU is no longer entertaining a Foundation Year, and hence, there will be no conditional acceptances starting Fall.
By the latest MOE declaration related to high school averages and EmSAT tests, KU has updated its admission requirements as follows:
- High School Certificate:
- Applicants should have graduated from high school no later than two years before the current year (not before the academic year).
- Applicants must hold a UAE High School Certificate with the following minimum averages:
- 75% Elite Track
- 80% Advanced Track
- 90% General Track
- 75%, or its equivalent, from all other curricula
- Applied Stream applicants are not eligible for admission
- A minimum score of achievement in each of the following EMSAT subjects (Validity of EmSAT scores: 18 months), or, the below indicated new EmSAT alternatives/replacements:
- EmSAT English 1400
- OR, IELTS (Academic): 6.0 OR TOEFL iBT: 79 (Note: TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two calendar years only and should be taken from an approved testing centre. (TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language| IELTS – International English Language Testing System)
- EmSAT Math 1250
- EmSAT Physics 1000
- EmSAT Computer Science (Java, C++, or, Python) 1000
- One EmSAT elective:
- EmSAT Chemistry 1000 OR EmSAT Biology 1000
- EmSAT Arabic 700 (For non-Arabic speakers, EmSAT Arabic can be waived)
- For more information on the EmSAT exam, please click here.
- EmSAT English 1400
KU CONTACT DETAILS
P.O. Box: 127788,
Abu Dhabi, UAE
T: +971 (2) 312 3333