UOBD Admission to Undergraduate Studies
University of Balamand in Dubai places high emphasis on excellence in education. The qualified candidates are selected to fill the available places.
The university requires attendance; no degrees are given through correspondence. For student acceptance school grades and admission test results as per program are considered.
Minimum Admission Requirements (freshmen year):
Secondary school average:
The minimum average for accepting an applicant is the equivalent of 75 percent or more in the final year or 75 percent or more in the two years out of the last three years.
Higher averages may be applicable for certain colleges/schools and/or specific majors.
MATH SAT score ? 550.
A score of 71 or more on internet based TOEFL (iBT) or a score of at least 527 on the institutional paper-based TOEFL (ITP) or a score of at least 5.5 on academic IELTS or a score of atleast 1250 on EMSAT. Scores are only valid for two calendar years.
When registering for SAT, applicants to the University of Balamand Dubai should enter the UOBD code 7627, and ask the Educational Testing Service to send the scores directly to the Office of Admissions & Registration.?
Candidates transferring from recognized institutions of higher education are eligible for consideration for admission subject to the following conditions:
They hold the Grade 12 Certificate or its official equivalent.
They met the requirements for admission to the University of Balamand in Dubai prior to their admission to the institution from which they are transferring.
Applicants must submit a copy of their original transcript authenticated by the UAE Ministry of Education, or the appropriate authority, along with the course descriptions to the Admissions and Registration office, that will in return forward it to the relevant Faculty for review of syllabi before taking the decision to transfer the courses. As per the UAE Ministry of education rules and regulations the course to be transferred:
Should have a minimum grade of C
Its syllabi should match at least 80% of the offered course syllabi at UOBD
No more than 50 percent of required credits to earn a UOBD degree may be transferred from another recognized institution.
When a student is dismissed, the implication is that the student is not qualified to continue at the University.
Consideration for readmission is given for one of the following reasons:
If the student was not able to do work efficiently because of health reasons. In such cases, the University is to be notified promptly by the student and will require a medical report from the University Physician. The report is to be presented to the dean’s office within 30 days after the student is dismissed.
If, after spending a minimum of one year at another recognized institution of higher education, a satisfactory record is achieved (a general average of at least 70 that includes courses relevant to the major), the student may seek readmission to the University.