ZU

National Students

Zayed University welcomes applications from U.A.E. National students who meet the admission criteria listed below and as space and resources permit.

Admission Requirements for National Student

College

UAE Curriculum or Equivalent

American System

British System

IB

EmSAT Requirements

Gen

Adv

English

Math

Arabic

College of Business *

75%

70%

Pass 5 subjects with
total average 75%
 
Arabic and Islamic Studies not included

GCSE/IGCSE/ O-levels

with grade C

and

4 AS-Levels

with grade B

or

2 A-Levels

with grade C

or

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma with 2 Merits

 

(Arabic and

Islamic Studies

not included)

Complete the IB Diploma with at least 24 points.

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 conditionally admitted.

EmSAT 600

EmSAT 600

College of Arts and Creative Enterprises

75%

70%

Applicants with EmSAT Math score of less than 500 will be required to take remedial 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 Humanities and Social Sciences

75%

70%

College of Natural and Health Sciences

75%

70%

College of Technical Innovation *

80%

75%

Pass 5 subjects with total average 80%  (Arabic and Islamic Studies not included)

EmSAT 500

Applicants who studied at Private schools and foreign curriculum will have to provide:

  • Attested report cards for grades 10,11 &12                                                                                                                                                             

  • Equivalence of grade 12 certificate for a foreign curriculum (private schools) issued by the UAE’s Ministry of Education To know more click here.

High school certificates should not exceed 10 years from the date of graduation

College of Business

  • Student must obtain 600 or above in EmSAT Math

  • Interview is required for College of Business

College of Technical Innovation

  • Student must obtain 500 or above in EmSAT Math

Admission criteria for students wishing to transfer to ZU are as follows:

  • Be in good academic standing (GPA 2.25 or higher) at the institution currently attending

  • Have proof of English language proficiency: EmSAT English score of 1250, or Academic IELTS overall band score of 5.5; or TOEFL iBT total score of 71.

  • Meet the high school admission criteria for the ZU program they wish to transfer to

  • Submit official transcript

  • Required to complete minimum 60 credits hours at ZU.