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With its liberal arts education and emphasis on critical thinking in its six schools, the American University in Cairo has been shaping scholars, world leaders and creative minds for nearly a century.

 

 

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Undergraduate Admission

AUC seeks students who have distinguished themselves in a meaningful way and who show considerable academic performance. The University also considers applicants’ personal achievements outside the classroom, as demonstrated by sustained participation, commitment and leadership in school and community activities.As a student at AUC, you may choose from 37 undergraduate programs.

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Graduate Admission

AUC  admits outstanding graduate students who demonstrate the ability to do creative and original work. A graduate applicant must have an acceptable bachelor’s degree, with a record at the required level, and perform well on any designated entrance examination.

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Financial Aid

The American University in Cairo continually seeks to provide access for students who demonstrate financial need to attract gifted students from diverse backgrounds.

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International Students

For almost 100 years, students from around the globe have chosen to study at the American University in Cairo. Currently, AUC has more than 60 countries represented on both campuses.

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NEWS@AUC

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Scientific Success: Actuarial Science, Biology Fill Niche

AUC's undergraduate actuarial science and biology programs recently received specialized accreditation by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET for a six-year duration, the maximum period for accreditation. This milestone accomplishment is an official recognition that both programs meet the rigorous standards established by ABET and the criteria for accreditation: students, program educational objectives, student outcomes, continuous improvement, curriculum, faculty, facilities and institutional support.

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Bahia Shehab

An Artist Amplified

Bahia Shehab, associate professor of design and founder of the graphic design program at AUC, recalls feeling "liberated" the first time she spray-painted a wall in Cairo. “It was a beautiful moment,” Shehab said.

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Mona Hussein

Inside the Creative Force of Mona Hussein

News@AUC got the opportunity to sit down with one of Egypt’s leading interior designers and jury member for the AUC-TAMEER Water Tower Competition, Mona Hussein ’83, to learn more about her goals, why she decided to pursue interior design, her advice to future AUC graduates and more. Hussein is the founder and director of Mona Hussein Design House (MHDH) and Mahally. Both companies offer a wide range of design services, including interior, landscaping and product design, architecture and branding.

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AUC's Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has reaffirmed its accreditation of AUC through the 2026-2027 academic year.

Funding Change: The Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges

What problems do you want to solve? The new Bartlett Fund for Critical Challenges will fund targeted research, enabling AUC students to address regional challenges and develop policy solutions. Learn more about the fund and what it aims to accomplish from Richard Bartlett and President Francis Ricciardone.

Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman in Yahdoth fe Masr

Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman is featured in MBC Masr's Yahdoth fe Masr (Happening in Egypt), highlighting the University's recent agreement with Harvard, its community outreach and international impact.

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State-of-the-Art Campus

Check out the state-of-the-art facilities at our 260-acre, award-winning green campus.
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Visitor Information

Maybe you’ve seen pictures, but nothing compares to stepping foot onto our campuses. Get more information about experiencing the American University in Cairo first hand.

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Campus Maps

AUC’s 260-acre, state-of-the-art campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. Check out our interactive map, jogging and cycling map and our directional map.

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Campus Tours

AUC offers on-campus tours at select dates during the academic year and the summer. Interested high school students and their parents can email enrolauc@aucegypt.edu, to arrange a tour.

Trends for AUC's class of 2019 include a rise in applications and more selective admissions.

Undergraduate Readmission

AUC students who withdraw from the University can reapply for admission after an absence of one semester or more. Read more about requirements and deadlines in the links below:

 

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Graduate Readmission

AUC students who withdraw from the University in good standing and subsequently wish to return may apply for readmission. Read more about requirements and deadlines in the links below:

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Non-degree and Auditors

Nondegree students are not limited to a fixed set of undergraduate courses and are not affiliated with a study-abroad program.

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Applicants to all programs

Office of Enrollment, Admissions and Student Service Center

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74 New Cairo 11835, Egypt t: 20.2.2615.4040  enrolauc@aucegypt.edu 
Working Hours 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Working Hours During Ramadan 
9:00 am - 2:00 pm 
For Feedback:
sscfeedback@aucegypt.edu

Applicants for the School of Continuing Education

School of Continuing Education, Enrollment Services
24 El Falaki Street Bab El Louk, P.O. Box 2511 Cairo 11511, Egypt 

t 20.2.2797.6853 
sce@aucegypt.edu

Campus Outline

AUC NEW CAIRO

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74
New Cairo 11835, Egypt
t 20.2.2615.1000

Campus Outline

AUC TAHRIR SQUARE

113 Kasr El Aini St., P.O. Box 2511
Cairo, 11511, Egypt
t 20.2.2615.1000

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New York, NY 10166
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