International Students

Zayed University welcomes applications from International students who meet the admission criteria listed below and as space and resources permit.

Admission Requirements for International Students

College

UAE Curriculum or Equivalent

British System

IB

EmSAT Requirements

Gen

Adv

5 O-levels & 2 A/AS-levels with a grade of ‘C’ or higher.

Arabic and Islamic studies are not included.

Complete the IB Diploma with at least 24 points.

English

Math

Arabic

College of Arts and Creative Enterprises

75%

70%

EmSAT 1250, Or IELTS 5.5, Or TOEFL iBT 71

Applicants with EmSAT score of 1100, IELTS of 5.0, or TOEFL IBT score of 61 may be conditionally admitted.

Applicants with EmSAT Math score of less than 500 will be required to take redial zero-credit Math classes.

Applicants with EmSAT Arabic score of less than 900 will be required to take remedial zero-credit Arabic classes.

College of Communication and Media Sciences

75%

70%

College of Education **

80%

75%

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

75%

70%

College of Natural and Health Sciences

75%

70%

College of Business

75%

70%

College of Technical Innovation

80%

75%

  • Interview is required for COE**

  • All certificates that follow foreign curricula or are obtained outside UAE should be equivalent and attested from the UAE Ministry of Education

  • Transferred students: Be in good academic standing, GPA 2.0 or higher

  • Two recommendation letters

  • A personal statement (250-500 words) outlining your desire to study at ZU

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