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Number of students in private higher education establishments by nationality (Emirati/ non-Emirati), sex and academic speciality (2013-2014)

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             Emiratis                Non-Emiratis TOTAL
Males Females Total Males    Females Total Males    Females Total
Arts & Design 16 229 245 276 1,196 1,472 292 1,425 1,717
Engineering 2,549 2,071 4,620 6,476 3,285 9,761 9,025 5,356 14,381
Information Technology 1,082 553 1,635 1,462 832 2,294 2,544 1,385 3,929
Business & Economics 6,609 4,230 10,839 7,582 6,515 14,097 14,191 10,745 24,936
Education 79 600 679 356 1,665 2,021 435 2,265 2,700
Foreign languages 84 171 255 28 245 273 112 416 528
Environment & Health Sciences 77 730 807 542 2,874 3,416 619 3,604 4,223
Medical Sciences 66 592 658 1,167 2,424 3,591 1,233 3,016 4,249
Communication & Media Sciences 2,780 1,767 4,547 886 1,618 2,504 3,666 3,385 7,051
Sciences 9 49 58 76 154 230 85 203 288
Sharia & Law 5,510 2,175 7,685 1,728 1,070 2,798 7,238 3,245 10,483
Human & Social Sciences 610 1,340 1,950 686 3,107 3,793 1,296 4,447 5,743
Foundation course 745 849 1,594 547 345 892 1,292 1,194 2,486
Other 65 55 120 27 33 60 92 88 180
Total 20,281 15,411 35,692 21,839 25,363 47,202 42,120 40,774 82,894

Source : Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Characteristics of data, definitions

Higher education establishments refer to universities, colleges and institutes (76 private and 11 public), in the seven Emirates.
The reference period is the academic year 2013-2014.

2. Institution which provides data

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

3. Data availability

Data on higher education is available on NBS’ website, for the academic years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014
http://www.uaestatistics.gov.ae/EnglishHome/ReportDetailsEnglish/tabid/121/Default.aspx?ItemId=2400&PTID=104&MenuId=1
A selection of tables appear in Excel format

Last date of access: April 3, 2015.

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