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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 603 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Jordan.

Academic year: September-June

Major school holidays/breaks:

New Year’s Day (January 1, 2018)
Palm Sunday (Sunday, March 25, 2018)
Orthodox Easter (Sunday, April 08, 2018)
Jordanian Labor Day (May 1, 2018)
Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Jordanian Independence Day (May 25, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)
Islamic New Year (September 11, 2018)
The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (November 20, 2018)

Major Exam Period: December-January, May-June

Structure of the University System

 Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years (More for specialized fields Engineering, Medicine and Pharmacy) 

The language of instruction in universities: Arabic, English 

Degrees Offered: Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate