American University of Kuwait

country rank  3
world rank  6357

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University Overview

Established in 2003, American University of Kuwait is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kuwait City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Al Asimah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Private Universities Council, Kuwait, American University of Kuwait (AUK) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University of Kuwait (AUK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name الجامعة الأمريكية في الكويت
Acronym AUK
Founded 2003
Motto Learn. Think. Become.
Colours Garnet and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 3323, Safat
Kuwait City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
13034 Al Asimah
T +965 2224 8399
F +965 2571 5881

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to American University of Kuwait's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Private Universities Council, Kuwait

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019