Jordan University of Science and Technology

Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Irbid Governorate, Jordan

Update your status of the university

established Established :


campus University Type and Campus :

Urban 1.41 square kilometres (350 acres)

The Jordan University of Science and Technology (Arabic: جامعة العلوم والتكنولوجيا الأردنية‎‎), often abbreviated JUST, is a comprehensive, state-supported university located on the outskirts of Irbid, at Ar Ramtha in northern Jordan. Since its establishment in 1986, JUST has been at the forefront of institutions of higher learning in the Arab world, it also maintains a high reputation and standard amongst the universities of the Middle East. JUST and the University of Jordan in Amman are considered to be the two premier institutions of higher education for engineering and medicine in the country, although numerous other faculties and specializations are represented as well. The university was described as the best scientific institution in the Kingdom by King Abdullah II during a visit in November '10. As of the 2006/2007 academic year, JUST had 717 faculty members, with 20,000 undergraduate and 1559 graduate students, in contrast to 2,300 students in the 1986/1987 academic year. At the present time, the university comprises 12 faculties and 55 departments providing 52 bachelor's degree and 95 postgraduate programs. JUST comprised 5,415 international students of 61 nationalities in the academic year 2009/2010, rendering it the most cultural-diverse university in Jordan. It was ranked as the top research university in the country, and amongst the top 3% of universities in the Islamic world, according to a study carried out by the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Center for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC).


Quick facts

Motto: N/A

Endowment: $72 million; (JOD 51 million) (2010)

Administrative staff: 717

Students: 21,559 (2006/07)

Undergraduates: 20,000 (2006/07)

Postgraduates: 1,559 (2006/07)

Male students 45 : 55 Female students

Gender ratio (in %)


International students


Students : Staff ratio

Performance Analysis

International Outlook
Research Citations
Industry income



Hey, ask a question or start a discussion here

Choose your question type:

Q/A Profile evaluation Poll Interview experience
Mazin Qoba'ah

Mazin Qoba'ah

User medal  0

Mazin Qoba'ah has received admit to Jordan University of Science and Technology

Received admit for BA Medical laboratory science in Jordan University of Science and Technology for...
Dareen ElEsawy

Dareen ElEsawy

User medal  0

Just Uni Of Jordan Sholarshipppps For Medicine Please Help Me Its In Jordan Tho

Heba Mohammad

Heba Mohammad

User medal  0

Heba Mohammad has applied to Jordan University of Science and Technology

Applied for BSc Paramedic in Jordan University of Science and Technology for February, 2019 intake....
Do you work for this organisation?

Start managing your school's profile and gain access to marketing tools and analytics reports.

Request Access
Join the largest Study Abroad community      Log in      Sign up