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Accommodation In UAE

Accommodation is separated into two parts: off-campus and on-campus accommodation. The most popular option is on-campus accommodation as it costs less when staying in town. Students need to plan their living arrangements early because residences are quickly rising to top universities in Dubai. There are about more than sixty plus university and higher education institution in Dubai, and only a few of offer student accommodations. For those who cannot pay for it, universities also tie up limited hostels to offer rooms at cheaper rates. If the university does not provide accommodation, then students can look for private accommodation in Dubai.

On-Campus Accommodation:

Types of On-campus Accommodation

Costs (AED)

Type A – Signal


Type B – Shared x 2


Type C – Shared x 2 (First-class)


Type D – Shared x 3


Type E – Shared x 3 (ungraded)


Type F – Shared x 3 (First-class)


Private Accommodation:

Private accommodation is a reality and is inevitable in the case of many students in Dubai who cannot afford accommodation. The living expenses shown below are provided by the some of Universities in Dubai. This will give aspirational students in Dubai some idea about the cost of living in private.

Private Apartment

Costs (AED)

Modest, 1 Bedroom

70,000 – 85,000

Modest, 2 Bedrooms

85,000 – 100,000

Good Quality, 1 Bedroom

100,000 – 120,000

Good Quality, 2 Bedrooms

120,000 – 140,000

Good Quality, 3 Bedrooms

140,000 – 190,000

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