Universities in Jordan
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21 out of 28
  • Universities in Jordan
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
21
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Jordan
  • (16 institution and 5 subject rankings)
6
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Jordan
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Jordan
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Jordan University of Science and Technology ranked #719.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: Publication of US News: Best Global Universities. Jordan University of Science and Technology with highest ranking among universities in Jordan ranked #506.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU by Subject (Microbiology) updated with University of Jordan ranked highest among 3 listed universities in Jordan.
  • 19 Oct, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. Includes 5 universities from Jordan.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Jordan

Nursing
#101 
University of Jordan
Computer Science
#169 
University of Jordan
Education
#251 
University of Jordan
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
#301 
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Physical Sciences
#301 
Al-Balqa Applied University
Mathematics
#351 
University of Jordan
Agriculture & Forestry
#351 
University of Jordan
Arts and Humanities
#401 
University of Jordan
Social Sciences
#601 
University of Jordan

Rankings of universities in Jordan 2022

#1

Jordan University of Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (1188 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #512 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of Jordan

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (1934 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Al-Balqa Applied University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (714 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #604 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]



#4

Yarmouk University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (1562 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #626 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

The Hashemite University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (732 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #1201 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #607 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

German Jordanian University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (223 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #560 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #50 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]

#7

Princess Sumaya University for Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (859 reviews)
  • #2 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #619 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #45 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]


#8

Mutah university

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (60 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #616 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #71 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]

#9

Al-Hussein Bin Talal University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (248 reviews)
  • #8 
  • #617 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #121 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #3863 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

Zarqa University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #624 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #131 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #112 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]

#11

Al al-Bayt University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (475 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #630 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #131 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #131 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]


#12

Al-Zaytoonah Private University of Jordan

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (384 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #579 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]

#13

Tafila Technical University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (468 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #651 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #151 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #15 
  • #4508 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

University of Petra

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (653 reviews)
  • #11 
  • #111 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #728 
RUR Reputation Ranking
[Published 16 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #817 
RUR World University Rankings
[Published 27 April, 2021]

#15

Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (479 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #101 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #101 
THE Arab World Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 20 July, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #126 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]

#16

Middle East University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (243 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #111 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #98 
UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities
[Published 30 January, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #3665 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (156 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #131 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #5598 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #801 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 21 April, 2021]

#18

Isra University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (342 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #151 
QS University Rankings: Arab Region
[Published 12 October, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #4527 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

Jadara University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (118 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #5036 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

Jerash Private University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (18 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #6498 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#21

Irbid National University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (134 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #7125 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

Jordan Applied University College of Hospitality and Tourism Education

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (4 reviews)

#23

Zarqa Private University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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#24

The World Islamic Sciences and Education University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (536 reviews)

#25

Applied Science University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (618 reviews)

#26

Amman Private University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (740 reviews)
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#27

Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (33 reviews)

#28

Philadelphia University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
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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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Jordan University of Science and Technology ranks #1 in Jordan in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

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

University of Jordan is ranked best in Jordan for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the University of Jordan.

University of Jordan is ranked best in Jordan for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Jordan.

Jordan University of Science and Technology is ranked best in Jordan for Engineering (Engineering - Electrical & Electronic). See all rankings for the Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Al-Balqa Applied University is ranked best in Jordan for Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences). See all rankings for the Al-Balqa Applied University.

University of Jordan is ranked best in Jordan for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of Jordan.

University of Jordan is ranked best in Jordan for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the University of Jordan.

University of Jordan is ranked best in Jordan for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the University of Jordan.

University of Jordan is ranked best in Jordan for Social Studies & Humanities (Social Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Jordan.

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 University Rankings: Arab Region:
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 Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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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 -THE Young 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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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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