American University in Bulgaria

country rank  6
world rank  4444

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, American University in Bulgaria is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Blagoevgrad (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Sofia. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria, American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Bulgarian higher education institution. American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old Bulgarian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Bulgarian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AUBG 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.

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University Identity

Name
Name Американски университет в България
Acronym AUBG
Founded 1991
Motto Come here. Go anywhere.
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address 1 Georgi Izmirliev Square
Blagoevgrad
2700 Blagoevgrad
Bulgaria
Tel +359 (73) 888 111
Fax +359 (73) 888 444
Other locations Sofia

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1 Georgi Izmirliev Square
Blagoevgrad 2700
(73) 888 111

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to American University in Bulgaria's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria
  • New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • NECHE
  • GLAA
  • AAC&U
  • AAICU
  • AMICAL
  • NALIS
  • AMBA

Academic Structure


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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021