Hebron University

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Hebron University
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Established 1971
Type Public University
President Prof. Ahmad Atawneh
Admin. staff 139
Undergraduates 8,300
Postgraduates 300
Location Hebron, Palestinian territories
Website www.hebron.edu
Hebron University is an independent Palestinian institution of higher education, with over 8,600 students, around 75% of whom are female.[citation needed]

Hebron University, the oldest University in Palestine was established in 1971 by a group of notable Palestinians led by the late mayor of Hebron, Sheikh Mohammed Ali Al-Ja’bari.

The University has an open registration policy that encourages students from every segment of Palestinian society to apply to the different Faculties. Hebron University has a special financial aid program that supports needy students by providing grants and loans, and by waiving tuition.

Today, there are 132 full-time faculty members, including 96 Ph.D. holders and 42 MA holders. In addition there are 186 supportive faculty members. There are nine Faculties at Hebron University:Islamic Law (Al-Shari`a), Arts, Science and Technology, Agriculture, Education, Finance and Management, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Graduate Studies. All Faculties offer B.A. or B.Sc. degrees. The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers M.A. and M.Sc. degrees in eight programs: Arabic language and literature, Islamic judiciary, Plant Protection, Natural Agricultural Resources and their Sustainable Management, Business Administration MBA, Applied Linguistics and the Teaching of English Language, History, and Fundamentals of Islamic Law - Usol Al Deen[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 31°33′00″N 35°05′34″E / 31.55000°N 35.09278°E / 31.55000; 35.09278