Tuition Fee and Scholarship

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for Expat / International Students

Tuition fees for international undergraduate students is AED 2,500 per credit hour.


In addition to external sponsorship, Zayed University offers financial support in the form of scholarships – these are a limited number - at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester to eligible, self-funding international students in its undergraduate programs.

Please click on the link below to apply for the scholarship today.

Tuition fees Sponsored Students

International students who are sponsored by an external authority should pay the due amount in full, by the end of the first week of the semester.

Tuition fee Terms and Installments

If full fees cannot be paid immediately, installments can be arranged with the Financial Services Department as follows:



Payment Deadline


50% of full fees

by the end of the add/ drop week (net of scholarship amount)

25% of full fees

by 30-Sep (net of scholarship amount)

25% of full fees

by 30-October (net of scholarship amount)


50% of full fees

by the end of the add/ drop week (net of scholarship amount)

25% of full fees

by 28-February (net of scholarship amount)

25% of full fees

by 30-March (net of scholarship amount)



Upon registration

Please refer to the link for more information about our payment policy.


Recovering Monies

Zayed University reserves the right to recover monies paid if the recipient:

  • receives other financial support,
  • withdraws from their academic program,
  • takes leave from the university, or
  • is dismissed from the university for academic or other reasons.

Financial Aid

Zayed University provides its students with a number of financial support opportunities. These opportunities are exclusively focused on supporting students whose financial conditions may prevent them from continuing their university education. The Student Support Unit receives the applications and ensures that any support given is in compliance with the university’s rules and regulations. Financial support decisions are taken according to strict guidelines and availability of resources.