UAEU Facts & Figures

Graduation & Retention Rates
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Faculty Members 

Faculty members in the UAEU are holders of doctorate degrees from accredited institutions. The faculty academic titles are: Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor. The total number of faculty members in the University during the academic year 2015-2016 was 636, in addition to a number of visiting faculty.

Instructors & Research Assistants

The University also has support teaching staff. Instructors are Master’s Degree holders and Research Assistants hold Bachelor Degrees. The latter must have shown appropriate academic achievements during their studies as reflected in their graduation grade point average (GPA).

National Teaching Assistants

National teaching assistants are the potential future faculty members at the University. These assistants must have shown scholarly potential during their undergraduate education. The University will then sponsor their graduate education. There were 70 national teaching assistants, during the academic year 2015/2016.

Total Academic Staff

The following table provides statistics of the faculty members and teaching support staff in the University as of the academic year 2015/2016.

College  

Faculty Members

Instructors

Teaching Assistants

Humanities & Social Sciences

132

16

18

Sciences

100

21

4

Education

32

 0

4

Business & Economics

58

17

6

Law

49

1

10

Food & Agriculture

38

8

4

Engineering

95

19

9

Medicine & Health Sciences

100

5

11

Information Technology

32

9

4

University College

 0

214

 0

Total

636

310

70

Students

Various audit and accreditation bodies require our student numbers to be presented in various different ways using a range of definitions. The following data are total student head counts for each College, and include students in the foundation program who have not yet progressed to their chosen degree program. Further breakdowns of numbers based on specific definitions are available on request from the Planning, Academic and Institutional Development Department (irpu@uaeu.ac.ae).

There were 13,479 students registered at the University during the academic year 2015/2016. Enrolled male students represented 19%, while female students represented 81% of the entire student population. The distribution of the enrolled students across the various Colleges is presented in the following table.

College

Male Students

Female Students

Total

Humanities & Social Sciences

276

3,586

3,862

Sciences

202

984

1,186

Education

11

499

510

Business & Economics

609

1,835

2,444

Law

284

697

981

Food & Agriculture

67

588

655

Engineering

803

1,677

2,480

Medicine & Health Sciences

138

437

575

Information Technology

133

499

632

Doctorate

56

98

154

Total

2,579

10,900

13,479

 

Jul 21, 2016