Tuition & Fees

$18,486

$36,890

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private (nonprofit)

5,554

undergraduate students

1,394

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Political Science
  3. Communication/media Arts
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Codes

SAT 0903

School Facts

The American University in Cairo was founded in 1919. Its curriculum is based on U.S. educational principles and English is the language of instruction. About half the faculty and a large majority of students are Egyptians. Degrees are offered in the arts, social sciences and sciences and in some professional fields. It has relocated to the suburb of New Cairo. Its campus is 260-acre campus big.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,642
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

New Cairo 11835, EG

260-acre, suburban campus in New Cairo (population: 19,943,436). Served by bus.

The American University in Cairo
AUC Avenue
New Cairo 11835, EG 11835

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
9%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
1%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Admissions Facts

Application fee $52
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
May 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline May 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required of some

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Recommendations
State residency

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

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Admissions Contact

Ghada Hazem
Director of Admissions
P: 212 730-8800
F: 212 730-1600
aucegypt@aucnyo.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $17,986
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $750
Total $19,236

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
boxing
fencing
football
gymnastics
handball
rugby
soccer
squash
swimming
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
volleyball
water polo
weight lifting
wrestling
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Anthropology
Applied Science
Arabic Studies
Architectural Engineering
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication/Media Arts
Community Psychology
Comparative/Middle East Politics/Society
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computing
Construction Engineering
Counseling Psychology
Economics
Economics/International Development
Egyptology
Egyptology/Coptology
Electronics Engineering
Engineering
English/Comparative Literature
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Systems Design
Film
Finance
Gender/Women's Studies
Global Affairs
Graphic Design
History
Integrated Marketing Communication
International/Comparative Education
International/Human Rights Law
Journalism/Mass Communication
Law
Management of Information/Communication Technology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle East Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Migration/Refugees Studies
Multimedia Journalism
Music Technology
Nanotechnology
Performance
Petroleum Engineering Technology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Political Science/Honors
Product Development/Systems Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Robotics Control/Smart Systems
Sociology
Sociology/Anthropology
Sustainable Development
Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Television/Digital Journalism
Theatre
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

84%

5,554
students

Female
52%
2,884

Male
48%
2,670

Graduate

21%

1,394
students

Female
61%
844

Male
39%
550

undergraduateFull-time

91%

5,073
students

Female
54%
2,555

Male
46%
2,348

undergraduatePart-time

9%

481
students

Female
57%
237

Male
43%
210

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 31

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
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