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The American University in Cairo

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Overview

Founded in 1919, The American University in Cairo is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of New Cairo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Cairo. Officially recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, The American University in Cairo (AUC) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Egyptian higher education institution. The American University in Cairo (AUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 105-year-old Egyptian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AUC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

The American University in Cairo's Control Typeprivate

Entity

The American University in Cairo's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

The American University in Cairo' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized

Selectivity

The American University in Cairo's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name
Name (Non Latin) الجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة
Acronym AUC
Founded 1919
Mascot The Eagle Horus
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University Location

Address AUC Avenue, PO Box 74
New Cairo
11835 Cairo
Egypt
The American University in Cairo's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
The American University in Cairo Phone Number +20 (2) 2615 1000
The American University in Cairo Fax Number +20 (2) 2795 7565

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following The American University in Cairo's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify The American University in Cairo's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This The American University in Cairo's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at The American University in Cairo.

The American University in Cairo: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
International
students
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic The American University in Cairo's admission information.

The American University in Cairo's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


The American University in Cairo's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has The American University in Cairo a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

The American University in Cairo's acceptance rate range is not reported.


The American University in Cairo's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


The American University in Cairo's Admission Office Admission Office

Office of Enrollment & Service Center
Cairo 11835
(2) 2797 5757


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for The American University in Cairo.

The American University in Cairo's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

The American University in Cairo has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.


The American University in Cairo's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).


The American University in Cairo's Control Type Control Type

The American University in Cairo is a private higher education institution.


The American University in Cairo's Entity Type Entity Type

The American University in Cairo is a non-profit higher education institution.


The American University in Cairo's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


The American University in Cairo's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

The American University in Cairo does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of The American University in Cairo's main facilities:


The American University in Cairo's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.


The American University in Cairo's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.


The American University in Cairo's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of The American University in Cairo's main services:


The American University in Cairo's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

The American University in Cairo's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

The American University in Cairo's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported


The American University in Cairo's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

The American University in Cairo's Career Services Career Services

Not reported


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


The American University in Cairo's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

The American University in Cairo is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important The American University in Cairo's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • State of Delaware
  • National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important The American University in Cairo's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Supreme Council of Universities (SCU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

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YouTube YouTube

The American University in Cairo's YouTube channel The American University in Cairo's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

The American University in Cairo's Instagram page The American University in Cairo's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

The American University in Cairo's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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Free Online Courses

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