Universal American School is an internationally accredited International Baccalaureate World School, offering a high-quality education to a student body of 1,500, representing 75 nationalities. The state-of-the art, 70,000 square metre campus is located in Dubai Festival City.
Universal American School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as by the Council of International Schools. The school offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme in the elementary school, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Grades 11 and 12.
The School is owned and operated by Al Futtaim Education Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation. Al Futtaim Education Foundation aims to offer the highest standards of teaching and learning, so that all students fulfil their academic potential. However, it also provides students with many experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom to develop and expand their interest in creative arts, sport, technology, innovation and more.
Universal American School provides its students with a quality American international education that incorporates the strengths of the students' own cultures. The school’s goal is to develop students' core and essential skills, as well as their capacities for critical thinking and creativity. In addition to cultivating a passion for learning, UAS promotes students' development of their character, their skills as young leaders, and their sense of civic responsibility. The faculty members are highly trained educators committed to ensuring the successful development of all students. The school’s facilities are amongst the finest in the region.