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About AURAK

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture.

UAE Institutional Licensure

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah, located at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah Road, Ras al Khaimah, UAE, PO Box: 10021, is officially Licensed from 1 August 2009 to 10 January 2023 by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates to award qualifications in higher education.

International Institutional Accreditation

AURAK is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees (Level III). Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of AURAK.

Program Accreditation

AURAK located at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah Road, Ras al Khaimah, UAE, PO Box: 10021, has earned Accreditation through the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education for all degrees offered at the institution.

All our current Engineering Programs are accredited by the American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).  In addition, our School of Business has received a letter from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accepting its initial self-evaluation report.

For more information on individual program accreditation please see licensure and accreditation.

AURAK’s enrollment in 2018-19 was 1,006 students.

AURAK offers the following undergraduate and graduate degrees.

School

Program Degree Total Credit Hours Degree Length * CIP Code **
Arts and Sciences BS in Biotechnology BS  128  4 years 26.1201
Mass Communication BA  120  4 years 09.0100
English BA  120  4 years 23.0101
MEEL MEEL  33  2 years 13.0401
 0
Business Bachelor of Science in Accounting BS  121  4 years 52.0301
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration BS  121  4 years 52.0201
Bachelor of Science in Finance BS  121  4 years 52.0801
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management BS  121  4 years 52.1001
Bachelor of Science in Marketing BS  121  4 years 52.1908
Master of Business Administration MBA  36  2 years 52.0201
Executive Master of Business Administration EMBA  36  2 years 52.0201
 0
 Engineering Bachelor of Architecture B. Arch  162  5 years 04.0201
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0701
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.0801
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0901
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science BS  125  4 years 11.0701
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1001
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1099
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.3501
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1901
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.2501
Master of Science in Engineering Project Management MEPM  36  2 years 14.0101

* Based on the study plan.
**The Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) code is the accepted United States federal government taxonomic scheme of instructional program classifications that is used to support accurate tracking, assessment, and reporting of fields of study and program completions activity. For more information on CIP Codes, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistic’s (NCES) Website at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2002165

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture. 

UAE Institutional Licensure

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah, located at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah Road, Ras al Khaimah, UAE, PO Box: 10021, is officially Licensed from 1 August 2009 to 10 January 2023 by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates to award qualifications in higher education.

International Institutional Accreditation

AURAK is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees (Level III). Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of AURAK.

Program Accreditation

AURAK located at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah Road, Ras al Khaimah, UAE, PO Box: 10021, has earned Accreditation through the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education for all degrees offered at the institution.

All our current Engineering Programs are accredited by the American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).  In addition, our School of Business has received a letter from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accepting its initial self-evaluation report.

For more information on individual program accreditation please see licensure and accreditation.

AURAK’s enrollment in 2018-19 was 1,006 students.

AURAK offers the following undergraduate and graduate degrees.

School

Program Degree Total Credit Hours Degree Length * CIP Code **
Arts and Sciences BS in Biotechnology BS  128  4 years 26.1201
Mass Communication BA  120  4 years 09.0100
English BA  120  4 years 23.0101
MEEL MEEL  33  2 years 13.0401
 0
Business Bachelor of Science in Accounting BS  121  4 years 52.0301
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration BS  121  4 years 52.0201
Bachelor of Science in Finance BS  121  4 years 52.0801
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management BS  121  4 years 52.1001
Bachelor of Science in Marketing BS  121  4 years 52.1908
Master of Business Administration MBA  36  2 years 52.0201
Executive Master of Business Administration EMBA  36  2 years 52.0201
 0
 Engineering Bachelor of Architecture B. Arch  162  5 years 04.0201
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0701
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.0801
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0901
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science BS  125  4 years 11.0701
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1001
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1099
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.3501
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1901
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.2501
Master of Science in Engineering Project Management MEPM  36  2 years 14.0101

* Based on the study plan.
**The Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) code is the accepted United States federal government taxonomic scheme of instructional program classifications that is used to support accurate tracking, assessment, and reporting of fields of study and program completions activity. For more information on CIP Codes, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistic’s (NCES) Website at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2002165

Our Campus

American University of
Ras Al Khaimah Road,
Ras al Khaimah, UAE
PO Box: 10021

Contact Us

Tel. :  + 971 7 2210 900
Fax :  
+ 971 7 2210 300
Mail:  info@aurak.ac.ae

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