The American University in Cairo

AUC Avenue, Cairo

  • #=416 QS Global World Ranking
  • PrivateStatus
  • HighResearch Output
  • 5,915Total Students
  • 631Faculty
  • 254Int'l Students

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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).

The American University in Cairo School of Business has a master’s of science in finance, which has been accepted into the Charter Financial Analyst Institute University Recognition Program. It is the first school in Egypt to receive such recognition. The finance master’s provides a solid ground for students to sit their CFA exams, and as such the school has been recognized in the 2018 edition of the QS Business Master’s Ranking.

The master’s of science in finance is seen as both a stepping stone into the professional world, and the academic world; students studying this can go on to further academic study, or research. The themes of study are entrepreneurship, responsible business, and economic development. The school offers the chance for studying abroad, in destinations like Germany, Canada, the United States, and Poland.

To apply, students will need to have taken the GMAT, GRE, and have a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0. No prior work experience is required. To find out more about the application process, visit their website.


Postgraduate courses offered

Master of Science in finance (MSF)

Master of Arts in Economics

Masters of Arts in Economics in International Development

Economics in International Development Graduate Diploma




About

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).

The American University in Cairo School of Business has a master’s of science in finance, which has been accepted into the Charter Financial Analyst Institute University Recognition Program. It is the first school in Egypt to receive such recognition. The finance master’s provides a solid ground for students to sit their CFA exams, and as such the school has been recognized in the 2018 edition of the QS Business Master’s Ranking.

The master’s of science in finance is seen as both a stepping stone into the professional world, and the academic world; students studying this can go on to further academic study, or research. The themes of study are entrepreneurship, responsible business, and economic development. The school offers the chance for studying abroad, in destinations like Germany, Canada, the United States, and Poland.

To apply, students will need to have taken the GMAT, GRE, and have a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0. No prior work experience is required. To find out more about the application process, visit their website.


Postgraduate courses offered

Master of Science in finance (MSF)

Master of Arts in Economics

Masters of Arts in Economics in International Development

Economics in International Development Graduate Diploma




University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #392
  • 2014
    #348
  • 2015
    #=360
  • 2016
    #=345
  • 2017
    #365
  • 2018
    #=395
  • 2019
    #=420
  • 2020
    #=395
  • 2021
    #=411
  • 2022
    #=445
  • 2023
    #=416

Ranking criteria

27.5
Overall
28.3
Academic Reputation
20.2
Employer Reputation
40.8
Faculty Student Ratio
4.1
Citations per Faculty
96.1
International Faculty Ratio
4.3
International Students Ratio
21.9
International Research Network
92.5
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
5,915

11%
89%

International students
254

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
631

272
359

Total students
5,915

11%
89%

International students
254

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
631

359
272
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Campus locations

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74, New Cairo, Cairo, EG,

AUC Avenue , Cairo , Egypt , Egypt , 11835

113, Kasr el Aini Street, PO Box 2511, Cairo, EG,

113, Kasr el Aini Street, PO Box 2511 , Cairo , Egypt , 11511

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