Since it was established in 1990 , the University has defined as its first priority attracting
distinctive , talented students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Accordingly , the number of
registered students has doubled since then , reaching 6647 students for the academic year 2009/2010
This has brought the number of AAU graduates since 1994 to 16342 students , Al-Ahliyya Amman University
has been known for its reading role in education not only for being the first private university in Jordan ,
but also for its outstanding reputation with the students , alumni and different local community institutions.