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).


Undergraduate courses offered

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)


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).


Undergraduate courses offered

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)


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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