Undergraduate Admission

Rabdan Academy offers Diploma as well as Bachelor Programs. All Programs are accredited by the CAA. View Programs
Fall 2024 Online Applications Start DateFall 2024 Online Applications Deadline
18 March 202416 August 2024
Spring 2025 Online Applications Start DateSpring 2025 Online Applications Deadline
30 September 202427 December 2024
Admissions Criteria

Admissions Criteria

Students seeking admission to an undergraduate degree programs must satisfy the Academy general admission requirements, meet minimum English language requirements and satisfy all other program-specific requirements that are stipulated for entry into the program.

Applicants Are Expected To Have

    • A minimum GSC score of 80% for general stream, 75% for the advanced stream, and 70% for the Elite Stream.
    • A minimum score of 80%, or equivalent.
    • A minimum of five “O” levels combined with ( 1 “A” level and 2 "AS" ) or ( 4 “AS” ).
    • A minimum grade of “C” is required in all subjects.
    • A minimum average of 70%.
    • A minimum of 28 out of 42 in 6 subjects.
    • A minimum of 4 in each subject.
    • For undergraduate academic programs delivered in English Language requirements by achieving at least 1250 of EmSAT or IELTS score of 5.5 or the equivalent TOEFL iBT score of 71, or equivalent.
    • For undergraduate academic programs delivered in Arabic Language requirements by achieving at least 950 of English in EmSAT or IELTS score of 4.5. or the equivalent TOEFL iBT score of 51, or equivalent.
    • Copy of Emirates ID.
    • Copy of the passport including unified number and Ethbara Number.
    • Birth certificate (Optional).
    • Copy of High school certificate (Grade 12).
    • Equivalency certificate from the UAE Ministry of Education (All private schools).
    • Personal Passport size picture with white background.
    • A copy of the family book (Khulasa AlQaid) (for UAE Nationals).
    • English language proficiency certificate (EmSAT English, IELTS or TOEFL) if available.


Admission FeesNotes
4,300 AEDIncludes fees admission assessment and placement, orientation, admission administration, ID card, Student Email. This is one time payment on admission.

Tuition Fees – Preparatory

First semesterSecond SemesterPer Year (AED
42,500 AED42,500 AED85,000 AED

Tuition Fees – Diploma: (Total 60 credits)

Number of CreditTuition Fee (AED)AED per Credit hour
385502850 AED

Tuition Fees – Bachelor: (Total 120 credits)

Number of CreditTuition Fee (AED)AED per Credit hour
385502850 AED

Refunds (tuition Fees and Accommodation fees)

Time ScalePercentage (%)
Prior to start100
1st Week100
2nd Week100
After 3rd WeekNo Refund

Semester start date is as published in Rabdan academic calendar

Note : Refund is after deduction of the admission fees (See below)

Other Administration Fees

Transfer Credit (per course)500 AED
Challenge Exam (per course)2850 AED
Accommodation Fees (per Month)5,500 AED
Service1st Issue (AED)Additional copies or replacement
Letters (Enrolment verifications)205
Locker issuance10010
Locker key replacement50
Grade appeal100
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