Applied Science Private University

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Applied Science University
جامعة العلوم التطبيقية
Motto University for All Arabs
Type Private
Established 1991
Chairman Abdullah Abu Khadijeh
President Mahfouz Joudah
Academic staff
285 [1]
Students 8434
Undergraduates 8023
Postgraduates 411
Location Amman, Jordan
Campus Urban
700 acres (2.8 km2)
Colors Blue [a]
Affiliations IAU, FUIW, AArU

Applied Science University (Arabic: جامعة العلوم التطبيقية الخاصة) is a private university located in the Shafa Badran suburb of Amman, in Jordan. It was established in 1991 as the largest private university in Jordan in terms of campus area and number of students' enrollment. It is ranked among top universities in Jordan, its English programs in engineering and physical sciences are considered one of the best in Jordan and the Middle East.The university's basketball team plays in the Jordanian premium league, It is the only university that has an athletic team that plays in a premium league in Jordan. In the academic year 2009/2010 there were 7866 students of whom 2991 (38%) were international students.[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  2. ^ University statistics Archived July 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.