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The American University in Cairo

Cairo, Egypt

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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 and Assistant Provost for Student Services
Email: randakamel@aucegypt.edu
Phone: 202-26154601

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Data Science, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Theatre Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,901
Applied
1,353
Accepted
5,759
Enrolled
35%
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Female Admissions

2,045
Females Applied
773
Females Accepted
38%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,856
Males Applied
580
Males Accepted
31%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

100
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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

17,640
Private
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Fees

756
Full-time student fees
6,250
Room & board
2,250
Room only

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

5,759
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students

Gender

Male (43.1%)
Female (56.9%)

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 10%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
The International Day, Community Day and Employment Fair

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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
Student patrols Checkmark
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

829
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 429
Part-time - 400
Male - 392
Female - 437
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