Al al-Bayt University

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Al al-Bayt University
جامعة آل البيت
Al Al-Bayt University logo.jpg
Established 1994
Type Public
President Nabil Shawaqfeh
Students 15000 (in 2014)
Location Mafraq, Jordan
Campus Urban
4 square kilometres (990 acres)
Colors Green and White [a]
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Affiliations IAU, FUIW, AArU)

Al al-Bayt University is one of the public universities in Jordan. It is located in Mafraq city in the Mafraq Governorate, 69 km from Amman.


The university opened in October 1994, and was officially inaugurated in March 1995.


There are seven schools in the university:

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Islamic Jurisprudence and Law
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah College for Information Technology
  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities


The university was mainly for Islamic studies. The two most prominent journals published by the university are

  • Jordan Journal of Islamic Studies (المجلة الأردنية في الدراسات الإسلامية): LCCN 2006324363
  • Al Zahraa Journal

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Coordinates: 32°21′40″N 36°13′08″E / 32.361°N 36.219°E / 32.361; 36.219