General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Abbreviation aucegypt
Teachers 572
Students 6,092
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Middle States Commission on Higher Education
• Association of African Universities (AAU)
World ranking431
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation350
Employer Reputation124
Quality of teaching321
International Faculty113
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities251
Social Sciences and Management298
Cost of living in Cairo, USD/month
Accommodation $91 $131
Food $109 $204
Transportation $5 $16
Communications and utilities $62 $50
Clothing $21 $82
Sports and leisure $20 $62
Accommodation in Cairo, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$90
Shared room in city centre$130
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$126
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$214
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking431
QS World University Rankings345
Webometrics Ranking1195
Alternative title
French Université américaine du caire
Arabic الجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة
American University in Cairo (aucegypt) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Egypt.

American University in Cairo - Description

Founded in 1919, The American University in Cairo (AUC) has become an essential contributor to the intellectual, cultural and social life of Egypt. AUC has nearly 35,000 active alumni. Currently, some 6,500 students are enrolled in 36 undergraduate, 44 master's, and two doctoral programs. More than 16,000 students enroll each year in non-credit courses offered through AUC's School of Continuing Education. AUC maintains two campuses: its environmentally-conscious main campus in the suburbs of Cairo and its historical campus in downtown Cairo. AUC emphasizes research and innovation grounded in the liberal arts, and all undergraduate students study a common set of courses in the humanities and the natural and social sciences as part of the university's Core Curriculum. AUC is strongly committed to excellence, diversity, lifelong learning, social responsibility, and integrity in its programs and services. AUC degrees are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US and by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Assessment of Education (NAQAAE) in Egypt, and many of its programs have specialized accreditation. The university is ranked among the top 450 universities worldwide, according to the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

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