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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 has two categories of aid: merit and need-based. While both recognize the highest-achieving applicants, the first type is awarded entirely on the basis of merit, the other on financial need as well as merit. Private scholarships from sponsors, endowments and donors are also available. 

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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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Read All About It

Keep up-to-date with all the latest AUC news

Forbes Names Alumnae Among Region's Most Influential Women of 2018

Working in diverse fields, from banking and trade to business management and telecommunications, 14 AUC alumnae are named by Forbes Middle East among The Middle East's Most Influential Women of 2018. Focusing on women in executive business and finance positions, as well as women in government departments, this annual list considers the title, scope and impact of the women's work, as well as the revenues of the companies they lead. AUC alumnae continually impress, making important contributions in a variety of sectors and fields within Egypt and abroad. 

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Designing Landmarks: Students to Beautify Egypt's First Decorated Water Tower

In what promises to be the first beautified water tower in Egypt, AUC has partnered with TAMEER, a real estate and development company, to transform the water tower outside campus into a work of art, with approval from the municipality. And instead of hiring a designer, AUC students will be the designers. A competition for the best student team design for the water tower will commence on October 17.

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Camp David at 40: An Inside Look

“Carter looked at us and said, ‘This issue is not nearly as complicated as you think. We are going to bring these two leaders together, and we are going to realize the historic importance of this moment and they will rise to the occasion and show the best side of both.”

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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.

5 Reasons To Study Abroad in Cairo

Studying in Egypt offers you a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience – inside and outside the classroom – that you CAN’T get anywhere else. Learn why American University in Cairo should be your number one study abroad choice.

Scholarships Changing Lives

With the support of Fellowships for Refugees, Randa Bashlah, a current master's student and Syrian refugee, has had the opportunity to pursue studies at AUC in the hopes of developing the academic background necessary to help her community in the future.

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Years Serving Egypt and the World

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Alumni in 128 Countries

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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.
Visitor Info

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.

Campus Map

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

Skyscraper Outline

NEW YORK

200 Park Avenue - Suite 1700
New York, NY 10166
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