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City University College of Ajman (CUCA) is a newly established institution of higher education, inaugurated in January 2012, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, and under the chairmanship of His Highness Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi. CUCA is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation.
CUCA is a community of faculty, staff, and students who seek to advance knowledge and foster learning across a broad range of academic endeavours. The University emphasizes on protecting academic freedom and maintain a safe, healthy, and conducive environment.
CUCA’s goal is to provide demographically diverse students with opportunities and resources to help them enhance achievement in their fields of study, cultivate their personalities, improve their self-learning skills, and pursue life-long education after graduation.
CUCA was established in January 2012. Initially, CUCA offered BBA programs in Marketing, Finance and Accounting, HRM, and MIS with approximately 47 students enrolled. CUCA is now into its second year with nearly 300 students. CUCA received an accreditation for Bachelors of Law program in Arabic in Spring 2013. This program was established after determining the needs of the region. With its progression over the last year, they aspire to become one of the most desirable Universities in the UAE.
CUCA is also working towards having nine new programs accredited by the end of this year. These programs include BBA in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Bachelors in Information Technology with specializations in Software Engineering and IT Security. Additionally, they are working towards receiving accreditation for Masters of Business Administration with five specializations. These specializations include Human Resource Management, Marketing, Financial Management, Islamic Finance and Total Quality Management. The latest program to be introduced is Post Graduate Diploma in Education which will be offered solely in Arabic.
Some of CUCA’s upcoming programs will be working towards getting accreditation in Bachelors in Media, and Fashion Designing. Also, CUCA plans to expand further by introducing College of Nursing, College of Medicine, College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, and many more.
Some of the features that CUCA is known for are its flexible classes conducted during morning, evening, and weekend. CUCA’s education is based on USA educational system with highly qualified PhD faculty members. It is a co-educational learning environment with students of different nationalities. A variety of merit scholarships and discounts are offered, for those who qualify. CUCA provides students with services like transportation and assists them in accommodation, CUCA also provides additional facilities that include a library, well-equipped computer labs, on-campus Wi-Fi, cafeteria, gymnasium, male and female prayer rooms, and ample study space.