Tuition Fees

For students enrolled during the Academic Year 2016-2017

Tuition fees for the bachelor’s programs offered at the university are as follows: 

College

Fee per one credit hour

College of Dentistry

AED 1,750

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

AED 1,300

College of Information, Mass Communication and Humanities

AED 1,025

College of Law

AED 1,100

College of Information Technology

AED 950

College of Engineering:

B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering

AED 1,100

B.Sc. in Electrical Eng. ( Electronics)

AED 1,100

B.Sc. in Electrical Eng. (Communication)

AED 1,100

B.Sc. in Electrical Eng. (Instrumentation & Control)

AED 1,100

B.Sc. In Architectural Engineering

AED 1,320

Bachelor in Interior Design

AED 1,200

College of Education and Basic Sciences

AED 950

College of Business Administration

AED 950

College of General Studies

AED 1,050

 

The University may and reserves the right to increase the fees up to 10% per academic year when deemed necessary.

Refund Policy

  1. Add/Drop Period

During the add/drop period students may add or drop courses without incurring charges. If a student adds one or more course(s) during the add/drop period, he/she must pay additional fees for the added course(s) at the time of submitting the application, otherwise the application will be rejected.

If a student withdraws from one or more courses during the add/drop period, the fees of the dropped course(s) will be credited to the student account for the following semester.

A student may withdraw from one or more course(s) after the end of the add/drop period, provided he/she remains registered in at least three courses during that semester (nine credit hours). In this case, the student does not have the right to claim any refund for the fees of the withdrawn courses.

  1. Suspension of Registration

During the add/drop period a student may submit an application for suspension of registration for one or a maximum of two consecutive semesters. The application should be submitted to the Admission and Registration Department. In this case, the full amount of any fees paid shall be credited in full to the student’s account for the following semester, or refunded two weeks after the submission of the refund application to the Student Account Officer (at Finance Department).

If the student submits an application for suspension of registration for one or two semesters during the two weeks following the end of add/drop period, he/she shall be entitled to only 50 percent of the tuition fees of the semester in which he/she submits the application for suspension.

If the student submits an application for suspension of registration after the end of the two weeks following the add/drop period, he/she will not be entitled to claim a refund of any part of the tuition fees of the semester in which he/she submits the application for suspension.

If a student wishes to reclaim any amount from a credit balance – in case of suspension only, he/she must fill in an Application for Refund Form and submit it to the Student Account Officer (at Finance Department) after the end of the add/drop period. A cheque payment will be prepared within two weeks from receiving the application. If the student fails to do this, the amount will be credited to the student balance for the following semester.

  1. Withdrawal from the University

During the add/drop period, the student may submit an application for suspension of registration and withdrawal from the university. The application should be submitted to the Admission and Registration Department. In this case, the student is entitled to a full refund of tuition fees paid for the semester in which he/she submits the application for withdrawal. The refund will be made one week after the submission of the application for refund to the Student Account Officer (at Finance Department).

If the student makes an application for suspension of registration and withdrawal from the university within the two weeks following the end of the add/drop period, he/she is entitled to a refund of only 50 percent of the tuition fees for the semester in which he/she submits the application.

The student shall not be entitled to claim a refund of any part of the tuition fees if the application for suspension of registration and withdrawal from the university is made more than two weeks after the end of the add/drop period.

  1. Disciplinary Dismissal

A student who is dismissed from the university for disciplinary reasons is not entitled to any refund of tuition fees of the semester of dismissal.

Tuition Fee Discounts

  1. New students

New students are entitled to a discount of 20 percent of their tuition in the first semester of their study, after fulfillment of the English proficiency requirement, if:

  • The student obtains a minimum grade of 95 percent in secondary school final examinations (for the College of Dentistry and College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences programs)
  • The student obtains a minimum grade of 90 percent in secondary school final examinations (for all other Colleges)
  1. Continuing Students

Continuing students are entitled to a discount of 20 percent of their tuition in a regular semester if they have obtained a GPA of 3.8 or higher out of 4.0, and completed successfully at least 15 credit hours during the previous semester.

Continuing students are entitled to a reduction of 10 percent of their tuition in a regular semester if they have obtained a GPA of (3.6 to 3.79) out of 4.0, and completed successfully at least 15 credit hours during the previous semester.

The university reserves the right to amend the secondary school grade or semester GPA required by students to be entitled to tuition fee reduction.

  1. Sibling Discount

All students who are siblings and first degree relatives (parents and full siblings) registered in any undergraduate program are eligible for a fee discount ranging from 5% to 20% according to their order of registration in the same semester (excluding the summer session), after submitting a request with copies of their passports to the Financial Aid Office. This fee reduction is not subject to the AGPA condition. It is applicable as follows:

Sibling

Discount Rate

First

5%

Second

10%

Third

15%

Fourth and above

20%

  1. Academic Excellence Discount

Special discounts on tuition fees shall be granted to the top three academically outstanding students in each College for each regular semester, in accordance with the following regulations:

  • A student holding first place at College level: 100 percent discount.
  • A student holding second place at College level: 75 percent discount.
  • A student holding third place at College level: 50 percent discount.

The above discounts shall be applied only to students who have demonstrated good conduct, who have completed at least 60 credit hours at the University, and who have not breached the Student Behavior Code during their entire length of study at AU.

  1. Special Discounts for Top Students at Ajman Secondary School Level

The top three students from secondary schools within the Emirate of Ajman are entitled to a fee discount in the first semester of their study only, as follows:

  • 50% for the first top student
  • 40% for the second top student
  • 30% for the third top student

N.B.:Tuition fee discounts are applied to undergraduate programs only. They are applied to tuition & lab fees during fall/spring semesters only. Summer semesters are excluded from any discounts AU offers.

If a student meets more than one of the above, the student will be granted the higher rate of available/eligible discounts. Combining discounts is not possible. All fee reductions will be granted on the condition that the student satisfies English proficiency requirements before the end of the Add & Drop period in the first semester of their enrollment.

All above-mentioned tuition fee discounts are subject to general eligibility conditions as specified in the University Policies & Regulations. For more details, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Payment Terms

Payment Terms – Ajman Campus

A student is required to pay AED 4,000 deposit in advance, for registering in fall andspring semesters.  Whereas a payment of AED 2,000  as deposit is required for registering in the  summersemester.

Upon registration, the student should pay the tuition fees in full within two weeks from the end of the add/drop period. The Finance Office has the right to take the necessary action against any student who has not settled their due balance of tuition fees, including suspension of registration and ineligibility to attend exam sessions.

The student has an installment option to settle the tuition feesin  three monthly payments, by providing postdated cheques. To get this privilege, the student should obtain approval from  Finance Department’s approval after filling out the required form. This option is valid for spring andfall semesters only.

Tuition for summer semester should be paid in one installment within  two weeks from the end of the add/drop period. 

Graduate students registering for Master Thesis will pay 50% of the applicable fee upon registration and 50% in the following semester.

Payments to AU are accepted in the following forms:

  • Cash: Denomination of UAE Dirhams, GCC currencies & USD
  • Cheque: Current & Post Dated, UAE Dirhams cheques drawn on any UAE Bank*
  • Postdated cheques are subject to Finance Office’s approval.
  • Credit Cards: Visa, Master, American Express & Diners Club.
  • Direct deposit and bank transfer to:

- Bank                             : Mashreq Bank

- Branch                         : Riqa Branch - Dubai

- Account Name          : Ajman University of Science & Technology

- IBAN                             : AE170330000010493141592

- SWIFT                          : BOMLAEAD

The student’s name and University ID number (if available) must be mentioned in all deposits and transfers.

Please scan the deposit slip or transfer confirmation and e-mail them to:

finance@ajman.ac.ae or fax them to: +971 6 74 34 647.

For further finance-related inquiries, please contact the Student Accounts on
+971 6 705 6041 or drop an e-mail to finance@ajman.ac.ae

* Each bounced cheque will be subject to a penalty of AED 200.