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Jordan
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Health
5. Education
a. Universities
6. Demographics
7. Religions
a. Freedom
8. Peoples
9. Languages
10. Human rights
11. History
12. Cities and Towns



























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Index / Education
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Universities in Jordan
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Jordan presently has 24 universities, corresponding to a university density of 1:250,000 inhabitants, placing Jordan as no. 3 of 22 in the MENA region. Jordan is among the countries in the MENA region which seem to have the highest overstretch in its establishment of institutions of higher learning.
No Jordanian university make it to a high position on Webometrics world rankings. There are 5 institutions on the World Top 6000 list: Yarmouk University on no. 3520; Jordan University of Science & Technology on 3732; University of Jordan on 4874; Hashemite University on 5413; and Philadelphia University at Jordan Amman on 5794. In this respect, Jordan is with 21% of its universities on this list, ranked 10 of 22 in MENA.

Amman and Zarqa

  • Al-Ahliyya Amman University. Est. 1989
  • Amman Arab University. Est. unknown
  • Applied Science Private University. Est. 1991
  • Arab Open University. Est. 2002
  • Al-Isra Private University. Est. 1989
  • German-Jordanian University. Also campus in Madaba. Est. 2005
  • Philadelphia University - Jordan. Est. 1989
  • Princess Sumaya University for Technology. Est. 1991
  • University of Jordan. Est. Also campus in Aqaba. Est. 1962
  • University of Petra. Est. unknown Website inoperative
  • Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan. Est. 1993 Website inoperative
  • Hashemite University. Est. 1992
  • Zarqa Private University

    Aqaba

  • American University of Aqaba. Est. 2008 (unconfirmed)
  • British University of Aqaba. Est. 2009 (unconfirmed)

    Salt

  • Balqa Applied University. Est. unknown

    Irbid

  • Irbid National University. Est. unknown Website Arabic only
  • Jordan University of Science and Technology. Est. 1986
  • Yarmouk University. Est. 1976
  • Jadara University of Graduate Studies. Est. unknown Website Arabic only

    Jerash

  • Jerash Private University. Est. 1992

    Karak

  • Mutah University. Est. 1981

    Ma'an

  • Al-Hussein Bin Talal University. Est. 1999

    Madaba

  • Madaba University. Est. 2009

    Mafraq

  • Al al-Bayt University. Est. 1994

    Tafilah

  • Tafila Technical University. Est. 2005




  • By Tore Kjeilen