5,545
Students
Financial aid thermometer
3,711
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The American University in Cairo is a Comprehensive institution located in Cairo, EGY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address AUC Avenue, PO Box 74 New Cairo 11835
Cairo
Egypt
Contact Ms. Randa Kamel
Chief Enrollment Officer
Email: randakamel@aucegypt.edu
Phone: 202-26154601

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,387
Applied
1,286
Accepted
5,545
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

1,186
Females Applied
700
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,201
Males Applied
586
Males Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan March 1st Not reported
Transfer March 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 590
SAT Math 540 630

Financial Aid

3,711
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,752
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,991
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded

Student Body

5,545
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (45.81%)
Female (54.19%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 9%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
The International Day, Community Day and Employment Fair

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Most popular organizations:
AIESEC, Theater and Film Club, VIA, ACT and Mashrou3 Kheir

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No No No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No No No
Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

717
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 419
Part-time - 298
Male - 366
Female - 351