The American University in Cairo: Ranking & Review

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New Cairo Rank Egypt Rank World Rank
1 1 1319
Top 8%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment5,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$8,750$3,750
International students$8,750$3,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+--
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine----
Engineering | IT-++-
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesAUC
الجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة
AccreditationMiddle States Commission on Higher Education
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
Academic structureCenter for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement
Centre for Adult and Continuing Education
Centre for Arabic Study Abroad
Centre for Desert Development
Centre for Electronic Journalism
Centre for Management
Centre for Social Research
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePrivate
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff450
Student/staff ratio12
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressAUC Avenue, PO Box 74
New Cairo, Cairo, 11835
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+20 (2) 2615 1000
Fax+20 (2) 2795 7565

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