Tuition and Fees

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RIT Dubai offers scholarships of up to 50% based on both your academic and non-academic accomplishments.

Tuition Fees

Students admitted prior to Fall, 2023

Yearly Plan
(12-18 credit hours) AED 2,750.00 per credit hour
Yearly Installment Due Date Amount (AED)
1 installment 15th September / 31st January AED 66,000.00
TOTAL (0% VAT) AED 66,000.00
Semester Plan
(12-18 credit hours) AED 2,846.25 per credit hour
Semester Installments Due Date Amount (AED)
2 installments 15th September / 31st January AED 34,155.00
TOTAL (0% VAT) AED 68,310.00
Monthly Plan
(12-18 credit hours) AED 2,886.67 per credit hour
Monthly Installments Due Date Amount (AED)
8 installments 15th of every month (Sep to Apr) AED 8,660.00
TOTAL (0% VAT) AED 69,280.00

* Enrollment deposit is non-refundable and is credited towards the tuition (4th installment, if monthly payment plan)

Semester Plan
* Part-time per credit hour per semester = 2,846.25 AED (less than 12 credits = part-time status) 
* Overload per credit hour per semester = 2,846.25 AED (above 18 credits = overload)
* Summer tuition per credit hour = 2,846.25 AED (due date - 31st May)

Yearly Plan
(12-18 credit hours) AED 2,708.33 per credit hour
Yearly Installment Due Date Amount (AED)
1 installment 15th September / 31st January AED 65,000.00
TOTAL (0% VAT) AED 65,000.00
Semester Plan
(12-18 credit hours) AED 2,803.33 per credit hour
Semester Installments Due Date Amount (AED)
2 installments 15th September / 31st January AED 33,640.00
TOTAL (0% VAT) AED 67,280.00
Monthly Plan
(12-18 credit hours) AED 2,843.33 per credit hour
Monthly Installments Due Date Amount (AED)
8 installments 15th of every month (Sep to Apr) AED 8,530.00
TOTAL (0% VAT) AED 68,240.00

* Enrollment deposit is non-refundable and is credited towards the tuition (4th installment, if monthly payment plan)

Semester Plan
* Part-time per credit hour per semester = 2,803.33 AED (less than 12 credits = part-time status) 
* Overload per credit hour per semester = 2,803.33 AED (above 18 credits = overload)
* Summer tuition per credit hour = 2,803.33 AED (due date - 31st May)

Program Total Credit Hours Per Credit Hour Rate (semester/monthly) Total Amount 0% VAT (semester/monthly)
Electrical Engineering 30 AED 3,800
AED 3,920
AED 114,000
AED 117,600
Mechanical Engineering 30 AED 3,800
AED 3,920
AED 114,000
AED 117,600
Cybersecurity 30 AED 3,800
AED 3,920
AED 114,000
AED 117,600
Engineering Management 30 AED 4,200
AED 4,320
AED 126,000
AED 129,600
Professional Studies: Future Foresight & Planning 33 AED 3,700
AED 3,820
AED 122,100
AED 126,060
Organizational Leadership & Innovation 33 AED 3,700
AED 3,820
AED 122,100
AED 126,060
Professional Studies: Data Analytics 33 AED 3,700
AED 3,820
AED 122,100
AED 126,060
Professional Studies: Smart Cities 33 AED 4,100
AED 4,220
AED 135,300
AED 139,260

* Enrollment deposit is non-refundable and is credited towards the tuition (4th installment, if monthly payment plan) 

Tuition Fees

Students admitted effective Fall, 2023

Tuition Fees

AED

 USD

Bachelor Tuition (per year)
Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Technologies
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Finance
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Bachelor of Science in Global Business Management
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

68,000

18,516

Introduction to Academic English – ELCA 062 (per semester)

9,975

2,716

Pre-University Physics (per semester)

4,960

1,351

Pre-University Algebra (per semester)

4,960

1,351

Pre-University Arabic (per semester)

4,960

1,351

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (total program tuition) 

117,000

31,858

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (total program tuition) 

117,000

31,858

Master of Science in Engineering Management (total program tuition)

129,000

35,126

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership & Innovation (total program tuition) 

128,700

35,044

Master of Science in Professional Studies: Smart Cities (total program tuition)

143,550

39,088

Master of Science in Professional Studies: Data Analytics (total program tuition)

128,700

35,044

Master of Science in Professional Studies: Future Foresight and Planning (total program tuition)

128,700

35,044

Master of Science in Cybersecurity (total program tuition)

117,000

31,858

Other Fees Per Year

AED USD

RIT Dubai provides both single and shared/double accommodations, each at different rates. For detailed information on pricing, please visit the Student Accommodation page.

Housing Deposit (non - refundable & credited towards housing fee)

1,500

408

Visa Fee (Includes AED 2,500 refundable deposit - including 5% VAT)

5,300

1,443

Visa Status Change Inside Country

1,890

515

Transportation charges vary based on location and routes. For detailed information on charges and routes, please visit the RIT Dubai Parking and Transportation page.

Health Insurance (subject to change - including 5% VAT)

3,150 / 6,000 

858 / 1,634

Books (average per semester)

500

136

Enrollment Deposit for Admission (non-refundable & credited towards tuition)

2,500

681

Yearly Visa Renewal (including 5% VAT)

1,750

477

Visa Cancellation (including 5% VAT)

525

143

Graduation Fee (including 5% VAT)

600

163

Math/Physics Placement Test (including 5% VAT)

210

57

Student Activity Fee

500

136

Lab. Fee Per Course

860

234


Payment Methods

  • Cheque (AED) cheques are payable to 'RIT Dubai FZE'
  • Cash (AED only)
  • Credit Card (In person only)
  • Bank Transfer (AED) details are stated below
  • Payment by Link (through Debit / Credit Card)

  • RIT Dubai will not provide any services or products to any Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned countries in accordance with UAE law.
  • Privacy policy: credit/debit card details and personally identifiable information will not be stored, sold, shared or rented to any third parties.
  • Refund policy: refunds will be done on the original mode of payment used.
  • Governing law and jurisdiction: any purchase, dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this website shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the UAE

Bank Transfer (AED)

  • Account Name: RIT Dubai FZE
  • Bank Name: EMIRATES-NBD
  • Branch: Dubai Silicon Oasis
  • Account Number: 1102425560201
  • SWIFT Code: EBILAEAD
  • IBAN Code: AE390260001102425560201

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$1.00 USD = AED 3.6725

Bachelor's tuition and payment plan options

Master's tuition and payment plan options

RIT Dubai reserves the right to increase tuition dues in line with operational costs and without prior notice.

Scholarships

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As an RIT student/Alumni, you can be rewarded for sharing your RIT experience with a co-worker, family member, or friend who might be interested in one of our programs. The Student Referral Program offers a range of incentives, from scholarships to cash payments, when you refer one or more students to RIT Dubai.

To benefit, you should ensure that you complete the referral form before Enquiry or application stage. (T&C Apply)

Eligible students will receive an email indicating that they have been qualified for a referral incentive.  

If you’ve got any questions or want to know more about the referral program, visit the Enrollment department.

RIT Dubai’s Admissions Office strongly believes in ensuring that highly motivated and academically strong students are rewarded for their efforts and achievements. Additionally, RIT Dubai scholarships encourage students to excel in their course work and become valuable participants in extracurricular and community activities. The goals and objectives of RIT Dubai scholarships and financial aid are to:

  • Attract students with outstanding academic achievements through a merit-based scholarship incentive. 
  • Support student success and promote academic excellence throughout the student’s course of study by extending scholarships to current students.
  • Provide an opportunity to qualified students with financial constraints to fulfill their ambition of joining RIT Dubai by providing necessary financial aid.

Prospective students can apply for a scholarship after being accepted in RIT Dubai. Current students can apply for a scholarship at the end of each academic year. All awards are valid for one academic year for undergraduate students and one semester for graduate students. All awards are re-evaluated each year based on the student’s academic performance and any demonstrated leadership role in extracurricular activities or competitions that have significantly impacted the UAE or the global landscape and produced a positive image of RIT Dubai and its programs.

Students are encouraged to apply for multiple scholarship options. However, please bear in mind that graduate and undergraduate students will be allocated the most beneficial scholarships; this will consist of only 1 option from section A and 1 option from section B.

Section - A:

Academic Scholarship:

This award grants up to 45% scholarship to students with an exceptional academic background based on their high school percentage. As illustrated in the table below:

High School Percentage

Scholarship Awarded

80% - 84.99%

5%

85% - 89.99%

15%

90% - 94.99%

25%

95% - 97.99%

35%

> 98%

45%

Dean's Scholarship Awarded:

An initiative that grants a limited number of students a 30% scholarship based on their academic grades in the related fields of study. To qualify for this award, student’s grades will be assessed based on the following courses:

Department

Relevant Courses

Engineering

Maths / Physics / Chemistry

Computing

ICT / Computer Sciences / Maths

Business

Business Studies / Economics / Accounting / English

Psychology

Statistics / Psychology / Social Sciences

Tiger Journey Scholarship:

An initiative that grants a limited number of students (50 Seats) a 20% flat scholarship on the tuition fees for the entire program. To qualify for this award, student’s will be assessed based on the following:

  • Predicted grades of 90% and above.
  • Meeting English Language requirements.
  • Passing the required placement tests.

Note: Tiger Journey Scholarship can’t be joined with any scholarship from section B

Corporate Scholarship:

We offer scholarships up to 30% for students associated with many companies and organizations. For more information regarding the specific companies and organizations, please contact the admissions office at dubaiadmission@rit.edu or call +971-4-3712000.

Financial Aid:

RIT Dubai offers financial aid up to 50% to students who need financial assistance to be able to attend RIT Dubai. Financial aid packages are awarded based on financial need and include reviewing the applicant’s financial status. Below mentioned documents are required:

  • Parent/s stamped bank statement/s (last 6 months)
  • Parent/s salary certificate.
  • Rental Contract.
  • Invoiced/Receipts of educational tuition fees for each sibling.
  • Scanned copies of passport and visa of all family members.  
  • Any additional supporting documents (Family Expenses/Loan statement).

Global Tigers Scholarship:

International students all over the world hoping to join RIT Dubai are eligible for 40% scholarship on their first-year tuition fees. This scholarship is granted to limited number of international students (10 Seats) every academic year and can be maintained throughout their RIT Dubai Journey based on outstanding academic achievement or financial aid options.

  • Global Tigers Scholarship is offered to new students only.
  • Global Tigers Scholarship is renewed based on the academic scholarship table after Summer 1 term every year.

Our scholarships are competitive and require students to maintain excellent academic performance. For Further details, please contact the admissions office at dubaiadmission@rit.edu or call +971-4-371-2000.

Section - B:

Extracurricular Achievement Scholarship:

This award is granted to students with exceptional extracurricular achievements (e.g. drama, music, chess) during their time at school. Outstanding extracurricular achievement offers a 5% scholarship and is the primary criteria for this scholarship. To qualify for this scholarship, the student should give evidence of their participation and leadership in an activity or activities which demonstrate outstanding ability, initiative, and dedication.

Sibling Discount:

A student whose sibling is concurrently enrolled at RIT Dubai can receive a discount on their tuition fees. This discount is in addition to any merit-based scholarships awarded and is evaluated for applicability on a term-by-term basis.

Number of Siblings

Discount

1

5%

2

10%

3

15%

4 or more

20%

Alumni Sibling Discount:

Alumni whose sibling is enrolled at RIT Dubai can receive a discount of 5%.

At RIT Dubai, we recognize the importance of athletics and are pleased to announce scholarships up to 50% for academic achievers who are athletically talented. Students can apply for the athletic scholarship if they play one of the below-mentioned sports:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Cricket
  • Basketball

The following documents must be submitted with the scholarship application:

  • Submit videos of your most recent game
  • A document that has your history as a player, strengths, past successes, and athletic skills
  • Reference letter from coach/PE teacher
  • Register for a team online

For more information on how to apply, please contact the Student Affairs office at dubaistudentaffairs@rit.eduClick here for FAQ.

Award:

The Office of Student Affairs also honors high achieving student-athletes annually with specific athletic awards in the annual Student Affairs Awards Ceremony.

Section - A:

Teaching Assistantship:

RIT Dubai offers graduate students a chance to work alongside professors from specific departments, where they will be assisting the chair of departments in academic-related tasks. This grants the selected students up to 50% scholarship and the opportunity to learn and develop their career by taking up responsibilities and fulfilling the job requirements of a teaching assistant. This scholarship is limited and assesses each applicant on an individual basis.

Academic Scholarship:

RIT Dubai offers academic scholarships up to 30% for students with excellent academic records based on their cumulative GPA of Undergraduate degree. This scholarship will be given based on the criteria mentioned below:

CGPA of Undergraduate Degree

Scholarship Value

3.0 - 3.4

10%

≥ 3.4

20%

≥ 3.6

30%

Corporate Scholarship:

For more information regarding the specific companies and organizations, please contact the admission department at dubaiadmission@rit.edu or call us at +97143712000.

Alumni Scholarship:

All RIT Undergraduate students wishing to continue their Graduate studies at RIT Dubai are eligible for a 30% scholarship.

Financial Aid:

RIT Dubai offers financial aid up to 30% to students who need financial assistance to be able to attend RIT Dubai. Financial aid packages are awarded based on financial need and include reviewing the applicant’s financial status. Below mentioned documents are required:

  • Stamped bank statement/s (last 6 months)
  • Salary certificate(s)
  • Rental Contract (if applicable) 
  • Dependent school fees/universities (if applicable) 
  • Scanned copies of passport and visa of all dependent. 
  • Loan statement (if applicable)

Global Tigers Scholarship:

International students all over the world hoping to join RIT Dubai are eligible for 30% scholarship on their first semester tuition fees. This scholarship is granted to limited number of international students (20 seats) every academic year and can be maintained through their RIT Dubai Journey based on outstanding academic achievement option.

  • Global Tigers Scholarship is offered to new students only.
  • Global Tigers Scholarship is renewed based on the academic scholarship table after Summer 1 term every year.

Our scholarships are competitive and require students to maintain excellent academic performance. For Further details, please contact the admissions office at dubaiadmission@rit.edu or call +971-4-371-2000. 

Section - B:

Executive Experience Award:

This award grants qualified graduate students with scholarships up to 10% based on their years of full-time relevant work experience in their area of study and who have demonstrated considerable achievements in their field. The primary criterion for this award is outstanding work experience in a related field of study. To qualify for this scholarship:

  • Applicants must summarize their experience, including title, job description, and projects, and explain how this experience relates to and will help them succeed in their program.
  • Submit official work experience letters from your current and previous employers.
  • If the scholarship application is incomplete, the application will not be considered for evaluation by the scholarship committee.
  • The above scholarship & financial aid scheme applies to students joining RIT Dubai in Fall 2021 onwards and is not applicable for current RIT Dubai students.
  • The above scholarship & financial aid scheme applies to the Dubai campus only.
  • Scholarships including financial aid are capped at 30% during the study abroad term, i.e., New York, Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Kosovo, China.
  • To be applicable for Scholarship, undergraduate students must register for a minimum of 12 credit hours and graduate students must register for a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • The Undergraduate Financial Aid scholarship is valid for a single academic year, and students may reapply to extend their financial aid. Please note that only 45% of financial aid will be reviewed each semester.
  • Students applying for Corporate scholarships must have a minimum of 6 months’ membership to be eligible.
  • The scholarship & Bursary percentages are capped to 50%.
  • The sibling discount is applicable when both siblings are enrolled in classes during each term at RIT Dubai campus. 
  • Scholarship amount & conditions are strictly confidential and cannot be disclosed to anyone except those who have been mentioned in the information release form. Any breach of confidentiality can lead to your scholarship being revoked.

Contact


Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.


Finance Contact

Ms. Dina Haidar
Finance Officer
dubaiar@rit.edu

Website last updated: July 12, 2024