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The American University in Cairo has been shaping scholars, world leaders and creative minds for nearly a century.

AUC is known for its liberal arts education and emphasis on critical thinking.



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 40 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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Through scholarship awards, AUC attracts gifted young men and women, regardless of their financial circumstances, to the University and provides them with an education that empowers them to create positive change in Egypt and the world.

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Browse majors and minors


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Liberal Arts Education

One of the unique benefits that AUC provides to its students is the Liberal Arts education approach. Liberal Arts education enables students to grow as a whole person and explore different fields like humanities, social and natural sciences, and languages, through the core curriculum. Entering AUC, you will begin your experience with the liberal arts through AUC’s Freshman Program. In the following years, you will take more advanced core curriculum courses that expand and develop your academic and intellectual skills, equip you with knowledge and intellectual traditions, and show you how this rich diversity of liberal arts education can help you for life.

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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.


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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Designed to accommodate 5,500 full-time students and 1,500 faculty and staff, AUC’s $400 million, 260-acre campus is technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive. 

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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, parking mapprintable mapjogging 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, to arrange a tour.


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Contact Us

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 
Working Hours 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Working Hours During Ramadan 
9:00 am - 2:00 pm 
For Feedback:

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

Campus Outline


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

Campus Outline


113 Kasr El Aini St., P.O. Box 2511
Cairo, 11511, Egypt
t 20.2.2615.1000
hotline: 19282 

Skyscraper Outline


One Rockefeller Plaza, Floor 10
New York, NY 10020