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Licensure and Accreditation

Institutional

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah, located in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, is officially Licensed from [1, August, 2009 to 31, July, 2012]; [31, December, 2012 to 30, September, 2017]; 11, March, 2018 to 10 January 2023 by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates to award degrees/qualifications in higher education.

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah is a member of and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees (Level III). Information related to AURAK’s status with SACSCOC is given below:

Accrediting Body:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Address: 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097, USA
Telephone Number: +1 404-679-4500
Website: www.sacscoc.org
Status with SACSCOC: Accredited/Member
Information Source: http://www.sacscoc.org/searchResults.asp
Date of Candidacy: 06/15/2017
Date of Accreditation Visit: 10/23/2018 to 10/25/2018
Year of Initial Accreditation: 2018
Year of Next Reaffirmation: 2028

Program

All of the University’s 22 academic programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA).

The School of Engineering has the following program accreditations:

BS in Computer Engineering  is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
Additional programs are under review for accreditation.

The School of Business has become a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which is the first step towards gaining accreditation.

Last updated September 24, 2018

Institutional

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah, located in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, is officially Licensed from [1, August, 2009 to 31, July, 2012]; [31, December, 2012 to 30, September, 2017]; 11, March, 2018 to 10 January 2023 by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates to award degrees/qualifications in higher education.

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah is a member of and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees (Level III). Information related to AURAK’s status with SACSCOC is given below:

Accrediting Body:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Address: 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097, USA
Telephone Number: +1 404-679-4500
Website: www.sacscoc.org
Status with SACSCOC: Accredited/Member
Information Source: http://www.sacscoc.org/searchResults.asp
Date of Candidacy: 06/15/2017
Date of Accreditation Visit: 10/23/2018 to 10/25/2018
Year of Initial Accreditation: 2018
Year of Next Reaffirmation: 2028

Program

All of the University’s 22 academic programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA).

The School of Engineering has the following program accreditations:

BS in Computer Engineering  is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
BS in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
Additional programs are under review for accreditation.

The School of Business has become a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which is the first step towards gaining accreditation.

Last updated December 19, 2018

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