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Bachelor’s Degree Admission Conditions & Required Documents
Bachelor’s Degree Admission Conditions:
a. New students with High School General Certificate or Equivalent:
1. Obtaining Jordanian High School General Certificate or Equivalent.
2. Passing the technical abilities’ test for students planning on studying in Faculty of Architecture & Design.
3. Non-Jordanian students with an average lower by 10 marks, of that required for general admissions, may be admitted provided they do not exceed 15% of a program’s capacity.
b. Students with a Diploma who wish to bridge their studies:
1. Students (from within Jordan) who hold a community college diploma with an average no less than (68%) and who wish to bridge their studies may be admitted into the University. This excludes Pharmacy, Architecture and Civil Engineering programs whose average for admission must not be less than (70%), whereby only 55 credit hours are equalized.
2. Students (from outside Jordan) who hold a community college diploma and wishing to bridge their studies may be admitted into the University provided they present an official letter from the certificate country’s ministry of higher education, or from the students’ country embassy in Jordan, stating that the said diploma qualifies its holder to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in their country. Alternatively, students may obtain a diploma equivalency from the Ministry of Higher Education in Jordan, whereby only 55 credit hours will be equalized and the average required for Pharmacy and Architecture is 70%, and 68% for the other programs.
c. Students Transferring from other Universities:
Documents requested for Bachelor’s program:
a. Students holding High School General Certificate:
1. Marks’ transcript of Jordanian High School Certificate or its equivalent, duly certified (Arabic & English).
2. Equivalency of high school certificate for foreign certificates, or for Arab certificates that require equivalency from the Ministry of Education.
3. Photocopy of official ID (Civil ID for Jordanians and Passport for non-Jordanians).
4. Personal Photos (3)
5. Non-Jordanian students must request their respective country embassies in Jordan to present the University with an official letter of Non Contest to study at UOP, as is required of some nationalities.
b. Students with a Diploma

1. All documents required of high school general certificate holders.

2. Comprehensive Exam’s copy, duly certified from the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research.

3. Marks’ transcript, duly certified from the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research.

4. If the diploma is issued by an educational institute outside Jordan, the University must be presented with an official letter from that country’s ministry of higher education or from that country’s embassy in Jordan stating that the said diploma grants its holder access to further university level education in that country. Students of Jordanian citizenship are exempted from this and must equalize their diplomas from the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education.

c. Students transferring from other universities:
1. All documents required of high school general certificate holders.
2. Marks’ transcript from the university of origin, certified by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research in Jordan.
3. A letter of Good Conduct from the university of origin for students transferring from Jordanian Universities.
4. A letter of non-expulsion from the program of study for students transferring from private universities in Jordan.
Master’s Degree Admission Conditions & Required Documents
First: Master’s Degree Admission Conditions:
1. That students’ average in first degree is no less than Good or equivalent.
2. That students have obtained certificate of English examination, within required average, as per the following table:
English Language Examination Marks Required for MA Programs
National Exam Mark
IBT
ILTES
Major
75
79
6
English Lang. / Transl.
50
32
3.5
Arabic Lang. & Lit.
50
32
3.5
Journalism & Media
75
61
5
Pharmaceutical Sciences
65
32
3.5
Business Administration
50
32
3.5
Marketing
 

3. Students with a ‘Satisfactory’ average are admitted according to the following conditions:

  • Sitting for 3 MA subjects, 9 credits in total, specified by the department, and passing each subject with an average no less than 70% and a cumulative average of no less than 75%.
  • That the percentage of these students is no more than 20% of the total seats allocated for each program.
Second: Documents Required for MA Program:
1. Duly certified high school or equivalent marks’ transcript.
2. BA certified degree and marks’ transcript, both of which are certified by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research in Jordan.
3. Equivalency of first university degree from the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research in Jordan (for graduates whose universities’ degrees require equalization).
4. Certificate of English Language Examination.
5. Letter of Recognition of the University of Petra from non-Jordanian students’ embassies.
6. Copy of official ID (Civil ID for Jordanians, passport for non-Jordanians).
7. Personal Photographs (3).
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