Undergraduate Entry Requirements

Freshman Admission Criteria 

• Secondary education: 

ο UAE General or Advanced secondary school certificate or equivalent 

ο Minimum score of 70% on Grade 12 

 

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 500 

♦ IELTS: 5 

♦ EmSAT: 1100 

• Arabic proficiency (Required for Early Childhood Education Programs):

                     ♦ EmSAT: 850

•Program admission (after completing 45 credit hours): 

Business AdministrationTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Healthcare ManagementTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Environmental HealthTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400
Early Childhood EducationTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400 | Arabic: EmSAT 850

Submit completed online Admission Application Form along with the required documents listed in the following freshman admission checklist

For more information on equivalency for different high school certificates please check the attached document: High school curriculum equivalency

Freshman Conditional Admission Criteria 

This admission mode is applicable only to students with secondary school more than 3 years and not more than 10 years.

• Secondary education: 

ο UAE General or Advanced secondary school certificate or equivalent 

ο Minimum score of 70% on Grade 12 

• Passing the Jumeira University English Language Placement Test

• Enrolling into the Jumeira University English Language for Academic Studies programs 

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 500 

♦ IELTS: 5 

♦ EmSAT: 1100 

• Arabic proficiency (Required for Early Childhood Education Programs):

                     ♦ EmSAT: 850

• Program admission (after completing 45 credit hours): 

Business AdministrationTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Healthcare ManagementTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Environmental HealthTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400
Early Childhood EducationTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400 | Arabic: EmSAT 850
Mature Student Admission Criteria 

This admission mode is applicable only to students with secondary school more than 3 years and not more than 10 years. This admission mode is applicable only to students who do not have the required English Language Proficiency Certificate. 

• Students with employment experience must submit an updated resume and experience certificates. 

• Students with no employment experience must complete SAT I with a minimum score of 360 in mathematics 

• SAT I certificate must be valid for at least 6 months from the application date; or 

• Applicants must pass the Jumeira University Math Placement Exam 

• Passing the Jumeira University admission interview 

• Secondary education: 

ο UAE General or Advanced secondary school certificate or equivalent 

ο Minimum score of 70% on Grade 12 

• Passing the Jumeira University English Language Placement Test

• Enrolling into the Jumeira University English Language for Academic Studies programs

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 500 

♦ IELTS: 5 

♦ EmSAT: 1100 

• Arabic proficiency (Required for Early Childhood Education Programs):

                     ♦ EmSAT: 850

•Program admission (after completing 45 credit hours): 

Business AdministrationTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Healthcare ManagementTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Environmental HealthTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400
Early Childhood EducationTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400 | Arabic: EmSAT 850

Students with relevant work experience must submit updated Curriculum Vitae (Resume) and experience certificates.

Students with no work experience must complete (SAT I) with a minimum score of 360 in Mathematics. SAT I score must be valid for at least six months from the application date or pass the JU Math Placement test.

Pass Interview.

Transfer Student Admission Criteria 

• A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0

• Colleges of origin must be licensed and recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education in UAE

• Credits are transferred on the following basis: 

ο Courses at the college of origin are instructed in 15+ weeks semester 

ο Instruction at the college of origin required the attendance of classes face – to – face teaching 

ο Quarter credits are transferred at 2/3 credit value of semester credits 

ο Fractional credits are dropped 

ο Only courses graded C or higher will be transferred 

ο Courses transferred at the same academic level 

• Passing the admission interview

• Fulfilling English language proficiency requirements for the university or the program of choice 

• Transcripts of origin college will be evaluated only after the transfer student has applied for admission at Jumeira University

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 500 

♦ IELTS: 5 

♦ EmSAT: 1100 

•Program admission (after completing 45 credit hours):

Business AdministrationTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Healthcare ManagementTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Environmental HealthTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400
Early Childhood EducationTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400 | Arabic: EmSAT 850
Visiting Student Admission Criteria 

• Enrollment at Jumeira University for one semester or one summer course

• Obtaining written permission from home university to be enrolled at Jumeira University, including the courses to be registered

• Submitting written acknowledgement that Jumeira University cannot guarantee the transferability of courses it provides 

• Course registration to be approved by department chairs at home university

• Meeting the academic and course prerequisites at Jumeira University

• Meeting language proficiency requirements for the selected courses 

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 500 

♦ IELTS: 5 

♦ EmSAT: 1100 

•Program admission (after completing 45 credit hours):

Business AdministrationTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Healthcare ManagementTOEFL 527 or IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1250
Environmental HealthTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400
Early Childhood EducationTOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent or EmSAT 1400 | Arabic: EmSAT 850
Freshman Admission Criteria

• Secondary education: 

ο UAE General or Advanced secondary school certificate or equivalent 

ο Minimum score of 70% on Grade 12 

• Passing the Jumeira University admission interview

• Non-Native Arabic speakers must be the Jumeira University Arabic Language Placement Test

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 400 

♦ IELTS: 4 

♦ EmSAT: 825 

• Arabic Proficiency: 

♦ EmSAT: 1000 

Freshman Conditional Admission Criteria 

This admission mode is applicable only to students with secondary school more than 3 years and not more than 10 years.

• Secondary education: 

ο UAE General or Advanced secondary school certificate or equivalent 

ο Minimum score of 70% on Grade 12 

• Passing the Jumeira University admission interview

• Passing the Jumeira University English Language Placement Test

• Non-Native Arabic speakers must be the Jumeira University Arabic Language Placement Test 

• Enrolling into the Jumeira University Arabic Language for Academic Studies programs

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 400 

♦ IELTS: 4 

♦ EmSAT: 825 

• Arabic Proficiency: 

♦ EmSAT: 1000 

Mature Student Admission Criteria 

This admission mode is applicable only to students who do not have the required English Language Proficiency Certificate

• Students with employment experience must submit an updated resume and experience certificates

• Submitting a personal statement that outlines why they want to continue their studies and what they have been doing since they have graduated from school

• Non-Native Arabic speakers must be the Jumeira University Arabic Language Placement Test 

• Passing the Jumeira University admission interview 

• Secondary education: 

ο UAE General or Advanced secondary school certificate or equivalent 

ο Minimum score of 70% on Grade 12 

• Passing the Jumeira University English Language Placement Test

• Enrolling into the Jumeira University English Language for Academic Studies programs

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 400 

♦ IELTS: 4 

♦ EmSAT: 825 

• Arabic Proficiency: 

♦ EmSAT: 1000 

Transfer Student Admission Criteria 

• A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0

• Colleges of origin must be licensed and recognized by the UAE Ministry Education in UAE.

• Credits are transferred on the following basis: 

ο Courses at the college of origin are instructed in 15+ weeks semester 

ο Instruction at the college of origin required the attendance of classes(face – to – face teaching) 

ο Quarter credits are transferred at 2/3 credit value of semester credits 

ο Fractional credits are dropped 

ο Only courses graded C or higher will be transferred 

ο Courses transferred at the same academic level

• Passing the admission interview

• Non-Native Arabic speakers must be the Jumeira University Arabic Language Placement Test

• Transcripts of origin college will be evaluated only after the transfer student has applied for admission at Jumeira University

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 400 

♦ IELTS: 4 

♦ EmSAT825 

• Arabic proficiency: 

♦ EmSAT: 1000 

Visiting Student Admission Criteria 

• Enrollment at Jumeira University for one semester or one summer course

• Obtaining written permission from home university to be enrolled at Jumeira University, including the courses to be registered

• Submitting written acknowledgement that Jumeira University cannot guarantee the transferability of courses it provides

• Course registration to be approved by department chairs at home university

• Meeting the academic and course prerequisites at Jumeira University

• Non-Native Arabic speakers must be the Jumeira University Arabic Language Placement Test 

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 400 

♦ IELTS: 4 

♦ EmSAT: 825 

• Arabic Proficiency: 

♦ EmSAT: 1000 

Post Graduate Entry Requirements

Freshman Admission Criteria

• A bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in the same specialization of the Master’s degree

• The bachelor’s degree must be issued by a university recognized by the Ministry of Education in UAE

• A certificate of good conduct

• A scientific recommendation letter signed by two professors in the bachelor’s degree program

• Employed students must obtain an approval letter issued by their employer

• Passing the Jumeira University admission interview

• Writing an essay of at least 500 words on personal interests, program of choice and academic interests

• English proficiency: 

ο University admission:  

♦ TOEFL: 400 

♦ IELTS: 4 

♦ EmSAT: 825 

• Arabic Proficiency: 

♦ EmSAT1250 

Transfer Student Admission Criteria 

    • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in the same specialization of the Master’s degree

    • The bachelor’s degree must be issued by a university recognized by Ministry of Education in UAE 

    • A certificate of good conduct

    • A scientific recommendation letter signed by two professors in the bachelor’s degree program

    • Employed students must obtain an approval letter issued by their employer

    • Passing the Jumeira University admission interview 

    • Writing an essay of at least 500 words on personal interests, program of choice and academic interests 

    • College of origin must be accredited by the UAE Ministry Education in UAE with a rating of at least 2.5 out of 4 

    • Transfer is only accepted from educational institutions conducting attended instruction on campus

    • An official statement of grades and the syllabi of courses studied 

    • Program at the college of origin must be in the same language as the program transferred to at Jumeira University 

    • Maximum transfer of 9 credit hours with a minimum grade of Very Good at transferred courses 

    • English proficiency: 

    ο University admission:  

    ♦ TOEFL: 400 

    ♦ IELTS: 4 

    ♦ EmSAT: 825 

    • Arabic Proficiency: 

    ♦ EmSAT1250 

    Conditional Admission Criteria 

    • Students will be accepted for admission if they meet all requirements except for the English language criterion; where: 

    ο Admission will be on probation conditional to passing the English language test within one year from admission 

    Visiting Student Admission Criteria 

    Students at academic institutions accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education in UAE will be accepted for studying at Jumeira University for one semester or one summer course provided the following conditions are met: 

    • Obtaining written permission from home university to be enrolled at Jumeira University, including the courses to be registered 

    • Submitting written acknowledgement that Jumeira University cannot guarantee the transferability of courses it provides 

    • Submitting an official transcript with graded courses issued by the university of origin 

    • Course registration to be approved by department chairs at home university 

    • Meeting the academic and course prerequisites at Jumeira University

    • Proof of proficiency in the language of the course of choice at Jumeira University