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Facts and Highlights
University Fast Facts
  • A royal decree was issued in 1986 to establish the University.
  • The University is awarded the Al Hussein Medal for Excellence.
  • Late King Al-Hussein bin Talal: "Jordan University of Science and Technology is the Jewel of Jordanian universities."
Location, space and buildings
  • The total area of the university is 11,000,000 m2, the maximum length of the university is 7 km, and the maximum width is 1.9 km.
  • The university buildings area is 415,822 m2.
  • The space of the green area is 5,346,000 m2, of which 550,000 m2 are planted with 532,200 forest trees, 2,970,000 m2 are planted with 48,778 fruit trees, 581, 000 m2 are gardens, and 1,240, 000 m2 are planted with field crops.
  • The university has an artificial lake with a surface area of 40,000 m2 and a capacity of 140,000 m3.
  • The university has an earthen dam that is filled with the winter from Seoul, neighboring areas, with a capacity of 170,000 m3.
  • The university has a solar power station with a capacity of 15 MW and a production capacity of about 7974 MW/h.
  • The university has King Abdullah University Hospital, which is a building consisting of a main tower that contains fifteen floors and underground buildings consisting of three floors, with an area of 95,583 m2. Its capacity ranges from 678 to 819 beds, in case of emergency. It also has a Radiotherapy Center expected to receive up to 3,000 patients annually. 
  • The university has a field hospital with a capacity of 10,000 m2 . It can accommodate 300 beds, of which 50 are intensive care beds.
Human resource
  • The number of faculty members is 1040, 32% of whom are female.
  • The number of administrative and technical staff members is 1257, 24% of whom are female.
  • The number of workers and employees in service jobs is 727, 10% of whom are female.
  • 1 : 1.9 is the ratio of faculty members to members of the administrative staff
  • 47.3% of the faculty members are graduates from the United States of America, 19.6% from European countries and Britain, 7.7% from Canada, 5.3% from Australia and New Zealand, 17.8% from Jordan, 1.3% From East Asian countries, and 1% from neighboring Arab countries.  
Faculties, programs and students
  • The university has 12 colleges, one institute, 66 academic departments, 48 bachelor programs, 57 master programs, and two doctoral programs.
  • 98,199 have graduated from JUST, 19,557 of whom are international.
University Library
  • The library covers an area of 12,500 square meters.
  • The library accommodates 2,500 visitors at the same time.
  • The Library is pioneer in adopting RFID self-services equipments:  Check-out Kiosks, 24/7 Check-in through outdoor Book-Drop, DLA devices used in book ordering, weeding, searching for lost items and automatic inventory.The library contains 195,000 books, 50,000 volumes, 673,500 e-books, and 58 databases with 161,210 electronic journals.
University Rankings
QS Rating, 5 stars+ Outstanding
QS Rank, In World University Rankings 2024: 731 - 740
QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2024: 479
QS Rank, In Arab Region Rankings 2024: 16
QS RankWorld Rankings by Subject 2023:
(Medicine ): 351 - 400
(Computer Science and Information Systems ): 251 - 300
(Civil Engineering): 151-200
(Electrical Engineering): 251-300
Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering: 301-350
Agriculture & Forestry: 401-420
(Pharmacy and Pharmacology): 251 - 300
UI GreenMetric Rank, In Rankings by Asia 2023: 79
UI GreenMetric Rank, In World Ranking 2023: 158
U.S. NewsBest Global Universities 2023: 544
U.S. News Best Global Universities in Asia 2023: 114
U.S. News Best Global Universities for Clinical Medicine 2023: 222
U.S. News In Best Global Universities for Engineering 2023: 487
U.S. News Best Global Universities for Computer Science 2023: 365
U.S. News Global Research Reputation: 453
THE Rank, In Young University Rankings 2023 : 151-200
THE Rank, In Clinical Pre-clinical & Health 2024 : –501-600
THE Rank, In Computer Science 2024: 501-600
THE Rank, In Arab University Rankings 2023: 23
THE Rank, In Asia University Rankings 2023: 133
Scientific Research
  • The university allocates 5% of its budget to scientific research in addition to supporting external research (external local, external and global). The total budget for scientific research is about 7 million dinars.
  • 16,692 scientific papers since the establishment of JUST, according to Scopus.
  • The university ranks first in terms of the number of citations according to the international classification, as it has reached more than (51,784) citations in the last five years.
International Accreditations
  • College of Engineering: ABET accredited
  • College of Medicine: Accredited by ACGME, WFME
  • College of Agriculture: ASIIN accredited
  • College of Architecture and Design: NAAB accredited
  • College of Computer and Information Technology - Department of Computer Engineering: Obtained ABET accreditation
  • College of Computer and Information Technology - Department of Computer Information Systems: Obtained ABET accreditation
  • College of Computer and Information Technology - Department of Computer Network Engineering and Security: Obtained ABET accreditation
  • College of Computer and Information Technology - Department of Computer Science: Obtained ABET accreditation
  • College of Computer and Information Technology - Department of Software Engineering: Obtained IET accreditation
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Radiology Technology: Obtained ASIC accreditation
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Optometry : Obtained ASIC accreditation
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Ambulance and Emergency Department : Obtained ASIC accreditation
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences : Obtained ASIC accreditation
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Allied Dental Sciences: Obtained ASIC accreditation
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Dental Tec hnology: ASIC accredited
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Physiotherapy : Obtained ASIC accreditation, World Confederation for Physical Therapy
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Occupational Therapy : Obtained ASIC accreditation, World Confederation for Physical Therapy
  • College of Applied Medical Sciences - Department of Hearing and Speech : Obtained ASIC accreditation
  • College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Chemistry: Accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry
  • College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering: Obtained ASIIN accreditation
  • College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Mathematics: Obtained ABET accreditation
  • College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Physics: obtained ABET accreditation
  • College of Pharmacy: ACPE accredited
  • College of Nursing: ACEN accredited