Philadelphia University (Jordan)

Philadelphia University is a university in Amman, Jordan. "Philadelphia" is the former name of Amman.[1] The university was founded in 1989. It is located 20 km out of Amman on Jarash Road.

Philadelphia University
جامعة فيلادلفيا
الطريق إلى المستقبل
Motto in English
The Way to the Future
Established1989 (1989)
PresidentProf. Mutaz Sheikh Salem
Academic staff


In 2016, the university was ranked 1,994 worldwide,[2] and 31 in the Arab world,[3] and 4 on the level of all Jordanian universities and the first in the Jordanian private universities,[4] according to the Webometrics Rating.

Faculties and departmentsEdit

Philadelphia University is organized in eight faculties:[5]

Faculty of EngineeringEdit

The Faculty of Engineering was found out from the beginning of establishing the university. It contains 24 laboratories provided with the latest devices and technology.

The Faculty of Engineering is divided into departments:

Faculty of ArtsEdit

Faculty of Administrative and Financial SciencesEdit

Faculty of Information TechnologyEdit

Faculty of PharmacyEdit

Faculty of ScienceEdit

Faculty of NursingEdit

Faculty of LawEdit

External linksEdit


  1. ^ University, Philadelphia. "Philadelphia University Jordan - Name and Significance". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ "World - Ranking Web of Universities". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Arab World - Ranking Web of Universities". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Jordan - Ranking Web of Universities". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ University, Philadelphia. "Philadelphia University Jordan - Faculties at Philadelphia University". Retrieved 24 November 2016.