U.S. Loans

When applying for U.S. Loans it’s important to understand the types of loans that are available at AUC.

There are two types of student loans:

Federal Student Loans: These loans are funded by the U.S. federal government.

  • Direct Subsidized Loans and Direct Unsubsidized Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans (for graduate and professional students or parents)

For more information about Federal Loans, click here.

Private Student Loans: These loans are nonfederal loans, made by a lender such as a bank, credit union, state agency or a school.

  • Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loans

If you need to borrow money to pay for college, start with U.S. Federal Student Loans. Federal student loans include many benefits, such as fixed interest rates and income-driven repayment plans, not typically offered with private loans. In contrast, private loans are generally more expensive than federal student loans.

For more details about Private Loans, click here.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

As a student financial aid recipient, you have a number of rights and responsibilities.

Click here to know more about these responsibilities.

Loan Summary Chart

To view the loan summary chart, click here.


Quick Links

For a complete list of quick links, click here.

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Student Consumer Disclosure

As mandated by Federal regulations set forth by Higher Education Act of 1965 and amended in 2008, educational institutions participating in federal student aid programs are required to disclose specific consumer information for enrolled and prospective students, parents, current and prospective staff, faculty and the public.

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One of the University’s major priorities is providing scholarships and financial aid support to its students, in order to further AUC’s mission of building a culture of leadership ready to contribute to both Egypt and the international community in diverse fields.

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The American University in Cairo has two categories of fellowships: institutional and sponsored. Institutional fellowships are funded by the university while sponsored fellowships are from private endowments and donors. 

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You have a broad range of options when pursuing your AUC degree. Explore 39 undergraduate majors across a variety of disciplines. You can also further enrich your studies with a minor. Choose from over 40 minors to supplement your major program.



Office of Student Financial Affairs and Scholarships

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74 New Cairo 11835, Egypt
Magda Fayek at magdafayek@aucegypt.edu or finaid@aucegypt.edu
Working Hours: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday

Student Financial Affairs

420 Lexington Ave., Suite 1644
New York, NY 10170
Ania Rejman at arejman@aucegypt.edu

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