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Record growth for Dubai’s higher education sector

22 April 2024   |   Category: Higher Education and UQAIB

Enrolments at higher education institutions that are licensed and regulated by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai continue to grow at record pace. A total of 34,893 students are enrolled in Dubai’s private higher education institutions, up 12 per cent since the last academic year.

The number of international students – those who have come to Dubai specifically to study – increased by 25 per cent, nearly double the number of new enrolments compared to the previous academic year. International students now comprise a third of all students enrolled at private higher education institutions in Dubai.

Take a look at the infographic for more sector-wide data on students, programmes, faculty and universities.

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