Dubai universities enrolment up 11% in 2011-12

  • Share via facebook
  • Tweet this
  • Bookmark and Share

Student enrolment at Dubai universities has risen by 11 percent in the past year, according to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

More than 48,000 people were enrolled in a Dubai university during the 2011-12 academic year, the KHDA 2012 Higher Education Landscape report, released on Wednesday, said.

The report says the increase was spread across Emirati and international students.

About 9,100 students graduated with either a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral qualification.

There was also an 8 percent increase in academic programs offered at the emirate’s 53 higher education institutions, particularly in the areas of business, media, law, humanities and natural and physical sciences.

Related:
Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

  • No comments yet, be the first!

Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
Educating business minds

Educating business minds

University of Wollongong is one of a number of institutions helping...

Back to school

Back to school

The Gulf governments are upping spending on education – but more...

The world's most influential Arabs: Power defined

The world's most influential Arabs: Power defined

Putting together a list of the world’s most powerful Arabs is...

Most Discussed