Give your young ones a quality education in Dubai

The education in Dubai is is internationally recognized which has strengthened much in the last few years. If you are searching for good universities to enroll your young ones in, Dubai has a wide range of options available for you from fine art institutes to internationally renowned business schools. Read the blog to find out the best options for universities for your young ones now.


Dubai has a wide range of educational institutions that offer a variety of courses according to the interests of students. There are two major academic districts in Dubai that consist of top universities of the city, these districts are Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and Dubai Knowledge Park but these are not all. There are several other universities spread over different areas of the city. Admissions usually take place in September of every year, so plan your admissions accordingly. 

  • Hult International Business School:

Hult Business School offers comprehensive electives and courses that are focused on marketing and business management. This university of Dubai is internationally accredited and highly ranked offering quality education of MBA, executive MBA as well as undergraduate programs. It is one of the top universities in Dubai allowing the students to experience learning in some of the world’s most influential markets, including San Francisco, Boston, New York, London, Shanghai, and Dubai. There are various programs available at Hult including Global One-Year MBA and other master programs. 

Location: Dubai Internet City

Contact no: +971-4-427-5800

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 143000 to AED 265000

  • University of Dubai:

The University of Dubai is a recognized institution offering a wide range of graduate and post-graduate programs to the students. You can enroll in IT, Law, Business, and Engineering programs in this accredited university. It is a government-funded university consisting of three colleges: College of Law, Dubai Business School, and College of Engineering and IT that caters to the needs of both international and local students. There are special discounts as well as merit scholarships available for the students. 

Location: Dubai Academic City Emirates Road, Exit 49

Contact no: +971-4-556-6800

Average Tuition Fees: AED 2300 to AED 330000

  • Modul University in Dubai:

It is the first Austrian university in the Middle East offering exceptional graduate and undergraduate programs for the students in hospitality management and business studies. This university is operated by Dubai Investments and the courses of this university cover the topics of hospitality, tourism, public governance, sustainability, entrepreneurship, and new media technologies. The intakes usually take place for Fall and Spring semester in September and February respectively. 

Location: Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)

Contact no: +971-4-510-1400 


Average Tuition Fees: From AED 40370 to AED 161480

  • Murdoch University of Dubai:

Murdoch is an Australian University established in the year 2018 offering degrees in Information Technology, Commerce, Media, and postgraduate programs for Human Resource Management (HRM) and Business. This is one of the best international universities in Dubai that provide its students with the special opportunity to combine on-campus learning with real-world experience. This university has some of the most qualified and experienced professors and the admissions for the new term beginning in September. 

Location: Dubai Academic City

Contact no: +971-4-435-5700


Average Tuition Fees: From AED 28000 to AED 46000

  • SP Jain School of Global Management:

SP Jain School of Global Management is an Australian Global business school in the vibrant city of Dubai offering the students with the best one-year international MBAs, post-graduates, and undergraduate programs. This university is equipped with high-tech training rooms, a video conferencing facility, a library, and an on-campus cafeteria. It also offers student accommodation which is located at Dubai International City. It is a perfect option for students who are looking to build their career as a business owner while providing them with an opportunity to connect with people from diverse backgrounds. 

Location: Dubai Academic City

Contact no: +971-4-561-6700

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 15000 to AED 200980

  • London Business School Dubai:

London Business School is located in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and is one of the most renowned business schools in Dubai. It is a branch of the most renowned business school located in the UK that offers specialization programs in various educational streams including marketing, finance, business, and management. 

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, Gate Village 2

Contact no: +971-4-401-9301

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 472360

  • Rochester Institute of Technology:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a leading and renowned US university located in the suburb of Dubai Silicon Oasis offers an accredited America Bachelors degree in Technology and Business. The institute offers various engineering and business undergraduate and graduate programs that are licensed by KHDA and UAE Ministry of Higher Education. Featuring promising internship opportunities and world-class facilities, this university truly deserves to be on the list of some of the best universities in Dubai. 

Location: Dubai Silicon Oasis

Contact no: +971-4-371-2000


Average Tuition Fee: From AED 30000 to AED 61950

  • American University in Dubai:

This university offers both UAE and US accredited Business Management, Media, and Architecture as well as Communication courses in Dubai. Established in the year 1995, it is a non-sectarian private institution of higher education in Dubai, UAE. American University in Dubai (AUD) is amongst the best international universities in Dubai offering American style education to the students. Here, you will get to meet a mix of UAE nationals and international students from all over the globe. 

Location: Dubai Internet City

Contact: +971-4-399-9000

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 43601 to AED 82500

  • The University of Wollongong in Dubai:

The University of Wollongong is one of the top Australian universities located in Dubai Knowledge Park which is the hub of learning. It offers various undergraduate and graduate programs for business and management, accounting and finance, information sciences and engineering as well as various humanities program.  The students can also enroll themselves in various short courses and certificate programs for Search Advertising and the Internet of Things (IoT). 

Location: Block 14, 15, and 5, Dubai Knowledge Park

Contact: +971-4-278-1800

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 68,250 to AED 275,310

  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science:

BITS Pilani Dubai is one of the best engineering universities in Dubai. This university has featured graduate, undergraduate, and research courses in engineering sciences taught by highly experienced and professional teachers. It is a branch of one of the top-tier engineering institutes in India. It also offers campus placement for its students and has some of the best facilities and laboratories for students looking to pursue their career in engineering. The university also has dedicated hostels for students along with top-notch recreational and sports facilities within the Dubai campus. 

Location: Dubai Academic City

Contact: +971-4-275-3700


Average Tuition Fee: From AED 31000 to AED 50500. 

  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education:

Manipal University of Dubai (MAHE) is a leading Indian University in Dubai that offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and foundation courses that are available in media and communications, and engineering. It features top-notch laboratories such as fully-equipped programming laboratories and post-production TV lab. The campus also provides a hostel for girls and boys along with the best recreational and sports facilities. 

Location: Dubai Academic City

Contact no: +971-4-4290-777

Average Tuition Fee: They have a different fee for different programs

  • Canadian University of Dubai:

The Canadian University of Dubai was established in the year 2006 and has been offering a gateway to higher studies for students who want to pursue their studies in Canada. There are different undergraduate and graduate programs for students based on the Canadian curriculum to provide exceptional education in Dubai to students. You can opt for various streams of study from sales and marketing to business development and operations. You can also enroll yourself in finance, interior design, architecture ad psychology courses in Dubai.  This university offers a diverse environment with over 100 nationalities of students. 

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, 1st interchange.

Contact: +971-4-321-9090

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 61000 to AED 66150

  • The British University in Dubai:

It is a research-based university in Dubai providing the students with research-based educational facilities to cater to their needs. It is one of the best British universities that offers exceptional education in Dubai in terms of doctorate, postgraduate and undergraduate programs in architecture, accounting, and business management. Moreover, it also offers several engineering programs for students who want to enroll in the engineering stream of study. The engineering aspired students can enroll in Electro-Mechanical Engineering and software engineering. It also has a separate Artificial Intelligence program for the students. 

Location: Block 11, 2nd, and 1st floor, Dubai International City.

Contact: +971-4-279-1400

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 55000 to AED 75000


Apart from the list of colleges mentioned above, several other colleges in Dubai are one of the best.

  • Amity University:

Amity University has several campuses around the world in London, New York, Singapore, Dubai, and China and prepares the students with expert knowledge to pursue their career in the fields of science and technology. The campus of Amity University is equipped with state of the art facilities to ensure quality education to the students. The university has various courses in science, management, law, engineering and technology, hospitality, humanities, and tourism. 

Location: Dubai Academic City

Contact: +971-4-445-4900

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 35000 to AED 58000

  • Dubai Pharmacy College:

Dubai Pharmacy College is amongst the top universities in Dubai. Established by Haji Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Lootah in the year 1992, this university offers quality education to women in the field of pharmacy. There are postgraduate, undergraduate, and certificate courses available for the students. It offers the students with state of the art facilities that you can expect from a medical college. There are accommodation and transportation facilities also available for the students. 

Location: Muhaisnah 1

Contact: +971-4-212-0333

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 45000 to AED 50000

  • Curtin University Dubai:

Curtin University is equipped with well-maintained research facilities offering quality education to the students and providing them with a great world market position. The students can enroll in the undergraduate, foundation, and postgraduate programs within this university. You can enroll in various streams of studies including IT, business and management, humanities, and engineering. 

Location: 4th floor, Block 11, Dubai International Academic City

Contact: +971-4-245-2500

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 27945 to AED 48300

  • Synergy University Dubai:

Synergy University is located in Jumeirah Lake Towers (JTL) and is a branch of a highly reputed university for finance and industry established in the year 1995 in Moscow. This university is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation and Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and offers postgraduate, undergraduate as well as language courses for the students. There are various programs available within this university from hotel management to entrepreneurship. 

Location: 32 floor, Cluster I, Platinum Tower

Contact: +971-55-896-8205

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 16515 to AED 29360

  • Zayed University Dubai:

Zayed University in Dubai was established in the year 1998 and is one of the renowned government colleges in the UAE. The students can enroll in various postgraduate and undergraduate in business, arts, technology, media, health sciences, and humanities. It is amongst one of the top public universities in Dubai accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). This university also offers merit-based scholarships and financial aid to the students. 

Location: Dubai Academic City

Contact: +971-4-402-1111

Average Tuition Fee: From AED 84000 to AED 128000

Apart from these universities, few other universities are totally worth your time and money:

  • Emirates Aviation University
  • Hamdan bin Mohammad Smart University (HBMSU)
  • Dubai College of Tourism
  • Manchester Business School
  • Al Dar University College
  • London Business School Dubai
  • Michigan State University
  • College of Islamic and Arabic Universities
  • Islamic Azad University
  • Al Falah University

We hope that this article helped you in your search for the best education in Dubai. If you have selected your university in Dubai Academic City then you should find your accommodation in Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) since it will be closest to your home and offers some of the best and affordable studios in Dubai. Stay tuned with us for more information!

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