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American University of Bahrain

Building 1350, Road 4225, Block 942 P.O. Box 38884

Kingdom of Bahrain,


Telephone: +973 7799 9997


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Tamela Hawley

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: November 15, 2023

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2022

Undergraduate FTE: 378

Graduate FTE: 28

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: No

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerWafa Al MansooriDirector of Institutional Research and
Board of Directors ChairHisham
Chief Executive OfficerBradley
Chief Academic OfficerJeff
Chief Financial OfficerShayma AbulfatihDirector of
Director Institutional ResearchWafa Al MansooriDirector of Institutional Research and
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
American University of BahrainKingdom of BahrainMain CampusActive
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2025Special Visit
Spring2028Offsite Review
Fall2028Accreditation Visit