The American College of Dubai, established in 1990, is located in Garhoud Dubai near Dubai International Airport and Dubai Festival city. The campus includes lecture halls, library, computer centre, health clinic staffed by a resident nurse and outdoor sports facilities for football, volleyball and basketball. It is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and licensed by the Dubai Government.



BBA: The 4 – year course with a concentration in management is aimed at preparing students for working in a range of business enterprises. Students can also graduate in less than 4 years by enrolling in ACD’s ten-week summer program in addition to the regular Fall and Spring semesters.

The college also offers an evening program leading to a BBA degree. This unique program is aimed at students who are employed and are available only during the evening hours.

The college also offers the University Transfer Program which allows UAE students to complete the initial coursework required by universities abroad and then finish the rest of the course in either another local or overseas university.

ACD also offers English language programs such as the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program to provide skills in using the language for specific applications.

One of the recent offerings by the college is the ACCA (ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS) course. This is a world-renowned professional course offered by ACD in its Garhoud campus.