Universities in Jordan
- Rankings & Reviews -

22 out of 28
  • Universities in Jordan
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
18
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Jordan
  • (13 institution and 5 subject rankings)
6
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Jordan
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Jordan
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions published most recent results of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Includes 13 universities from Jordan.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Economics & Econometrics) updated with University of Jordan ranked highest among 11 listed universities in Jordan.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. Includes 5 universities from Jordan.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: 4icu published most recent results of UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities. Includes 13 universities from Jordan.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Jordan

Nursing
#101 
University of Jordan
Physical Sciences
#401 
Jordan University of Science and Technology

Rankings of universities in Jordan 2021

#1

Jordan University of Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (319 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #512 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of Jordan

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (642 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Al-Balqa Applied University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (156 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #604 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #3732 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#4

Yarmouk University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (367 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #626 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#5

The Hashemite University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #607 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

German Jordanian University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (94 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #560 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #3376 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#7

Princess Sumaya University for Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (859 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #619 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #38 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]

#8

Al-Zaytoonah Private University of Jordan

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (112 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #579 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#9

Mutah university

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (60 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #616 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #91 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #109 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]

#10

Al-Hussein Bin Talal University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (96 reviews)
  • #8 
  • #617 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #111 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #3863 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

Zarqa University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #624 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #131 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #112 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]

#12

Al al-Bayt University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (195 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #630 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #121 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #131 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]


#13

Tafila Technical University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (202 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #651 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #131 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #4508 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

University of Petra

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (275 reviews)
  • #1 
  • #802 
RUR World University Rankings
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #111 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #117 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]

#15

Middle East University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (38 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #98 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #3665 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#16

Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (100 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #101 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #126 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #2526 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

Isra University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #131 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #4527 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Jadara University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #5036 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #18 
  • #5598 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

Jerash Private University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (18 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #131 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]
  • #19 
  • #6498 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#21

Irbid National University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #7125 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

The World Islamic Sciences and Education University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (221 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #131 
QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021
[Published 28 October, 2020]

#23

Applied Science University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (177 reviews)

#24

Amman Private University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (213 reviews)
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#25

Zarqa Private University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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#26

Philadelphia University

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#27

Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences


#28

Jordan Applied University College of Hospitality and Tourism Education


Jordan Key Facts for International Students

Time: GMT +3

Telephone country code: +962

  • Largest cities in Jordan:
  • 1. Amman: 1,300,000
  • 2. Zarga: 800,000
  • 3. Irbid: 310,000
  • 4. Russeifa: 270,000
  • 5. Wadi Al Seer: 180,000

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FAQ

Jordan University of Science and Technology ranks #1 in Jordan in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

University of Jordan is ranked best in Jordan for Medicine & Health (Nursing). See all rankings for the University of Jordan.

Jordan University of Science and Technology is ranked best in Jordan for Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences). See all rankings for the Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 15%
International research network 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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