In 1975, the urgent need of the Palestinians for higher education in accordance with their demographic, social and economic situation under the Israeli occupation generated the idea of establishing a university that would meet the needs of the local community.

Facts and Figures

Percentage Distribution Of Students By Faculty and Gender for the Second Summer Semester, Year 2016/2017

Faculty Total Percent
Gender Male Percent Female Percent Total
Technology and Applied Sciences 365 1.84% 681 3.43% 1046 5.27%
Agriculture 56 0.28% 34 0.17% 90 0.45%
Social and Family Development 556 2.80% 1574 7.93% 2130 10.73%
Media 14 0.07% 16 0.08% 30 0.15%
Administrative and Economic Sciences 3958 19.94% 6222 31.35% 10180 51.28%
Educational Sciences 953 4.80% 4311 21.72% 5264 26.52%
Arts 161 0.81% 779 3.92% 940 4.74%
Education Qualification Diploma 20 0.10% 149 0.75% 169 0.85%
Preparation Year 0 0.00% 1 0.01% 1 0.01%
Total 6083 30.64% 13767 69.36% 19850 100.00%

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