Jerash University

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Jerash University
جامعة جرش
Jerash University entrance 2.JPG
Type Private
Established 1992
Chairman Dr. Abdul Hamid Majali
President Dr. Abdul arzaq bani hani
Location Jerash, Jordan
Campus Urban
200 acres (0.81 km2)
Colors Green and Brown [a]
Affiliations IAU, FUIW, AArU

Jerash University or Jerash Private University (Arabic: جامعة جرش الخاصة) is the only university in Jerash Governorate, Jordan, located about 5 km from Jerash city center. The university offers undergraduate degrees in Arts and science.


There were ten colleges in the university in 2012:[1]

  • Faculty of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Literature: Offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in Arabic language and English language and literature.[2]
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences
  • Faculty of Shari'a (Islamic Studies): established in 1993, and offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in Islamic studies.[3]
  • Faculty of Agriculture: the only private university in Jordan that offers a degree in agricultural sciences [4]
  • Faculty of Law


The university library is composed of five halls containing 108,000 books and offers the university students access to 168 accredited journals.[5]


  • University Language Center


  1. ^ "Jerash Private University". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
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  5. ^ "University library". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 

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