Important Notes

* All approved institutions on the list are required to be accredited by one of the six regional US accrediting organizations depending on their geographic location.

* Professional accreditation is required by the Ministry of Education (MOE) for all fields subject to professional accreditation.

* Approved institutions and fields of study will be periodically updated to reflect accreditation changes.

* Online, Hybrid/blended, Correspondence, Independent Study, and Distance Learning degrees ARE NOT approved by MOE and will NOT be certified.

* Online/Hybrid, professional, accelerated, executive, and similar degrees MUST be approved by MOE before enrolling.

* Courses MUST be completed in universities’ main campus or other accredited campuses in the U.S.

* These policies are subject to periodic updates. We recommend that you keep in touch with your Scholarship Academic Advisor or with MOE if you are a private UAE student.

*  Only to MOE scholarship students

Kindly note that MOE students can apply or transfer only to the Universities on this list.

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