Universities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
- Rankings & Reviews -

2 out of 4
  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
17
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • (12 institution and 5 subject rankings)
10
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Abu Dhabi
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Khalifa University ranked #696.
  • 24 Nov, 2021: THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education updated with Abu Dhabi University in position 181.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: US News: Best Global Universities updated with Khalifa University in position 657.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU by Subject (Molecular Biology & Genetics) updated with Khalifa University ranked highest among 6 listed universities in Abu Dhabi.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Abu Dhabi

Chemical Engineering
#76 
Khalifa University
Social Sciences
#201 
Khalifa University
Environmental Sciences
#251 
Khalifa University
Computer Science
#273 
Khalifa University
Mathematics
#451 
Khalifa University

Rankings of universities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2022

#1

Khalifa University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (349 reviews)
Card image

  • #1 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #183 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #387 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Abu Dhabi University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (405 reviews)
Card image

  • #8 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #620 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #181 
THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 November, 2021]

#3

The Petroleum Institute

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (140 reviews)
Card image



#4

Alhosn University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (36 reviews)
Card image


Abu Dhabi Key Facts for International Students

Population: 604000

Time: GMT +4

District/province: Abu Dhabi,

Living costs for students in Abu Dhabi:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 76* (24% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 79* (21% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 60* (40% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 14.77 AED
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

Map with location of universities in Abu Dhabi

google static map google map control google map control

Khalifa University ranks #1 in Abu Dhabi in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Abu Dhabi Khalifa University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 21 rankings where Khalifa University is listed.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Social Studies & Humanities (Social Sciences). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Natural Sciences (Environmental Sciences). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Ranking publishers

4icu

view methodology

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%

view methodology

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%

view methodology

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

view methodology

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%

view methodology

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 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%

view methodology

Scimago Institutions

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

view methodology

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%

view methodology

Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

view methodology

view methodology

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%

view methodology

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%

view methodology

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%

view methodology

Urap

view methodology

Us News

view methodology

Webometrics

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

view methodology