Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you are a current or prospective student, you are likely to have questions about studying at Abu Dhabi University.

The sections below answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to university life and selected category to make your search easier. If you cannot find the answer to your specific question, please call us on 800-23968 or call in to one of our four campuses across the UAE.

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Online Admission Application

Frequently asked questions under the selected category

Yes, you can apply for up to two majors. If you fail to gain admission in your first choice then your second choice will be considered.

You can type your school in manually if it is not listed in the drop down menu.

Yes, you can visit your Academic Advisor and complete the change major request form.

Typically it takes one to two weeks to process an application.

Email admissions@adu.ac.ae with the correct email address and provide the application number and student ID.

This is a Ministry of Education requirement. All students must submit an IELTS/TOEFL score or equivalent.

You can log in to the self-service portal any time to track the status of your application. You will also receive notifications from the Admissions Counselor on the status of your application through email.

Please use the ‘Forgot username/password?’ link next to the Sign in to self-service login.  Your password will be emailed to you.

Yes, there is an application fee of AED 300 for undergraduate applications and AED 400 for postgraduate applications. You can pay it online when submitting the full application. Fees are subject to 5% VAT.

We accept Master and Visa credit card payments.

Yes, you can add additional documents using the ‘other documents’ tab when completing the online application. You can also add additional documents through the self-service portal by clicking on Applications – Application Summary and, under the requirements section, click on the ‘Upload’ hyperlink.
You can upload the transcript in the documents section based on your first or second semester and then submit your final transcript to the Admissions Office once you have it.

Yes, you can go back to your application and attach it once you have received it.

Important dates for admission are updated on this link.

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with us

For general admission queries:
admissions@adu.ac.ae
+971 56 400579

We are always happy to hear from our students so please get in touch with us no matter what your query.

Campus location:
Abu Dhabi Dubai Al Ain Al Dhafra
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