The campus is semi-rectangular in shape. At its center lie most of the services and the facilities which cater to the needs of students and the University community at large, such as the Deanship of Student Affairs, the banks, the restaurants, the cafeterias , the post-office, the sport facilities and playgrounds, the Main Library, the Consumer Cooperative Society, and the bookshop. There is also a square on which students gather in groups to relax, socialize, and debate issues. In the south-western part of campus, the scientific faculties (Science, Medicine, Nursing, Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, King Abdullah II School for Information Technology, Dentistry and rehabilitation sciences) in addition to one Humanity Faculty; the Faculty of Arts and Design, the Hospital are located; the north-western part of the campus is occupied by the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Foreign Languages, the Faculty of Business, the Faculty of Shari’a (Islamic Studies), the Faculty of Educational Sciences, the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of International Studies in addition to the Campus Mosque. The north-eastern part of the campus accommodates female students hostels and faculty housing, in addition to the University Model School. Most buildings are constructed of white stone; some are constructed of firm concrete. The Main Library is all brown marble.
The campus is located in the north-western outskirts of Amman. Jubaiha, the surrounding vicinity, is one of the more fashionable suburbs of the capital. It lies within easy reach from all parts of the city. It is about 10 kilometers from the downtown area and 20 from the farthest suburb. It is connected to all parts of the capital (and to many major cities) through an excellent bus system. Alternately, one can take a service car or a taxi. There are many excellent coffee shops, restaurants (fast-food as well as cuisines), barbershops, vegetable shops, supermarkets, bookstores, pharmacies, bakeries, banks, Internet Cafés, etc. within walking distance.