Frequent Asked Questions

  • What is Al Arab's mission?

    "to revamp the existing education system for working adults, and make education more student-friendly for working adults by enabling students to study at their own convenience, and according to their requirement, budget, and availability of time"

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    Is Al Arab University accredited and from where has it received its accreditation?

    All degree programs offered by Al Arab University are accredited by Middle East Accreditation Council (MEAC). The Middle East Accreditation Council (MEAC) is an independent and internationally recognized accrediting body that accredits international online universities.

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    What is Al Arab's central telephone number and mailing address?

    For Full contact information please view our contact us page.

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    What contact role do the ACOs (Administrative contact offices) play at Al Arab?

    As Al Arab is an international University we have administrative contact offices across the world to facilitate our administrative activities.

    Does Al Arab co-ordinate Apostille and Embassy Legalization services?

    Yes, Al Arab University co-ordinates Apostille and Embassy Legalization services to facilitate its international students and alumni. Students can call the consultants 24*7 or log on to alumni area to request these services.

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  • What does it cost to attend Al Arab?

    Al Arab is amongst the lowest cost providers of degree levels courses. Actual tuition can vary, depending on financial aid, the use of our fee payment options, credit transfers and other factors.

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    What are the University tuition fees?

    Al Arab's sole mission is to spread low cost yet high quality education to every corner of the world. Al Arab from amongst the lowest tuition fees of all leading accredited on-line universities. Further more Al Arab has different fee payment options, and its own financial aid program to make student finance even easier to take care off.

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    Am I eligible for any of the financial aid program?

    The Al Arab financial Aid program MFAP is open to financial aid applications by any applicants who fall into the following groups: working adults, job seekers, home education students, veterans, and military officials.

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    What are my chances of receiving a financial aid award?

    Annually over 90% of Al Arab students get MFAP financial aid.

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    What is your deadline for financial aid?

    There is no deadline for financial aid applications, in fact current students can apply for financial Aid at any point during their education program for assessment.

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  • How Do I Transfer To Al Arab?

    Al Arab University has a very thorough Credit Transfer & Prior Learning policy. If an applicant already possesses credits relevant to their education, Al Arab will accept these credit hours and reduce the equal from the program they apply for. All transcripts, course work and test scores received from regionally, nationally or internationally accredited and / or recognized institutions will be considered for transfer credit. Information on transferring to Al Arab from another institution can be found at.

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    I am studying at another University can I transfer to Al Arab?

    Al Arab University has a very through Credit Transfer policy. If an applicant already possesses credits relevant to their education, Al Arab will accept these credit hours and reduce the equal from the program they apply for. All transcripts, course work and test scores received from regionally, nationally or internationally accredited and / or recognized institutions will be considered for transfer credit. Information on transferring to Al Arab from another institution can be found at.

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    Can I transfer from my University to a specific program at Al Arab University?

    Al Arab has a very through Credit transfer policy for regionally, nationally or internationally accredited and / or recognized institutions.

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    Can I receive credits for AP courses or other testing programs?

    Yes, Al Arab has a very thorough Credit transfer policy for regionally, nationally or internationally accredited and / or recognized testing programs.

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    What about my Prior learning and experience?

    You can get credits for your prior learning. If you already have strong command in courses (through your work experience, prior knowledge or trainings, etc.) you can get their credits!

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  • When will/can I start at University?

    Having successfully gone through the Admission Process you can enroll and start your studies immediately as your student area will be activated and you will able to access your classroom right away.

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    When do I need to apply? and What is the Application deadline?

    You can apply immediately. There is no deadline for application form submission for any educational program at Al Arab.

    When do courses start?

    Degree programs are fully self-paced and there are no in fixed times or entry points, semesters or terms. Al Arab students may begin, pause and complete their education programs as per their convenience.

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    What are the University entry requirements?

    There are two types of Program entry requirements: (i) is program specific requirements where the applicant must meet the minimum academic criteria for their desired program and (ii) general admission requirements of work experience (where the applicant must be currently employed, have at least one year of work experience or otherwise demonstrate their capability for enrollment) and have English proficiency (where if English is not their native language, they may be asked to pass world standard English language tests).

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    Do I need to take a test of English proficiency?

    English proficiency is a requirement for enrollment, for non-native speakers of English the evaluation committee will evaluate your English during the telephonic interview, if required you may be asked to pass world Standard English language tests.

    How do I apply and enroll? and What is the application and enrollment process?

    Enrollment at Al Arab is a simple 3-step process. The first step is to register and provide some basic details and complete admission formalities. The second step is to schedule and complete the admission interview. Once you get admission, the third step is to admission result enroll by paying just $499.

    Once enrolled, you can start your studies immediately as your student area will be activated and you will able to access your classroom right away.

    Can I apply and enroll directly online?

    Al Arab onlyenrolls students through its online Admission Process.

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    Are there any application or enrollment fees?

    There is only a single $499 enrollment fee for the online submission of the enrollment form. All other fees at the time of your admission including the Technology, Admissions and even the first course fee are waived as Al Arab aims to increase accessibility to education, to all students regardless of financial constraints.

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    What happens after I submit my basic details and complete my admission formalities?

    Once you have submitted your basic details and completed your admission formalities, you will be asked to schedule and complete your admission interview. After the admission committee has evaluated your admission formalities and interview, you would be sent an admission result. If you have passed, you can then enroll by paying $ 499.

    Are there international students at Al Arab University?

    Al Arab itself is a fully international University that has students from many different countries. Al Arab's Ease & Flexibility, Low Cost, Quickness and Quality of Education make it the first choice amongst students from across the globe.

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  • Do students need a computer?

    I'm not that tech-savvy what are the Technical requirements?

    Our educational process is very easy. If you can use this website, you can easily study from Al Arab University. There is very limited technological know-how required to take-part in a Al Arab program and all student activities are designed to be simple and easy-to-use. If you know general computer and internet use, you can successfully complete any program. You can also view the demo of our educational process.

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    Can I experience university life before applying?

    Yes – this can be done through the DEMO (view demo) and by viewing our student area.

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    Is there any type of service to help students deal with academic or other difficulties?

    Yes our educational consultants provide strong student and alumni support. You may discuss with them any and all of your issues or problems concerning your program.

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    Where can I find a list of all policies and documents?

    The Al Arab HANDBOOK issued once a year covers all relevant Policies and procedures.

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    I am registered Al Arab Student can I access timetables, exam information etc. on line?

    You may view full program, exam and other information though your personalized student area.

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    Is Al Arab semester or quarter based?

    All Al Arab educational Programs are fully flexible and self-paced and there are no in fixed times, semesters or terms. Al Arab students may begin, pause and complete their education programs as per their convenience.

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    How often will I have to attend University?

    Al Arab University is a completely self-paced self–study program, where the student themselves, sets the pace of learning as and when is convenient to them. When all credit requirements for your program of choice are complete.

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    Where should I go for other technical assistance?

    Contact the University as per the contact us page.

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  • How can I contact the University and / or its Press Office?

    Contact details for the University are available from our website. In the first instance, the Information Centre will advise you who to contact.

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    Where I can read the University's latest news?

    All the latest Al Arab related news is posted on our website in the News and resources section.

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    How can I get information on previous graduates of the university?

    You can use our Student / graduate verification form, which provides you instant on-line verification of a Student's enrollment or graduation from Al Arab. Al Arab also issues official Original letters for Enrollment Verification, Credential Verification, Credential Verification for Employers and Student ID Cards. You may check for any of these documents. Unofficial information will not be disclosed as students/graduates are protected by data protection laws.

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    Where can I obtain information about University events?

    All University related topics and notice appear on our News and resources pages.

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    I would like to offer the University a service – who should I contact?

    In the first instance, the Information Centre will advise you who to contact.

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