The American University in Cairo

The American University in Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Update your status of the university

established Established :


campus University Type and Campus :

New Cairo and Tahrir Square

The American University in Cairo (abbreviated to AUC; Egyptian Arabic: الجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة‎‎ El Gam‘a El Amrikiya Bel Qāhira) is an independent, English language, research university located in Cairo, Egypt. The university offers American-style learning programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels, along with a continuing education program.

The AUC student body represents over 100 countries. AUC's faculty members, adjunct teaching staff and visiting lecturers are internationally diverse and include academics, business professionals, diplomats, journalists, writers and others from the United States, Egypt and other countries.

Quick facts

Motto: N/A

Endowment: N/A

Administrative staff: Full-time 423 Part-time 126

Students: 6,835

Undergraduates: 5,561

Postgraduates: 1,178

Male students N/A Female students

Gender ratio (in %)


International students


Students : Staff ratio



Hey, ask a question or start a discussion here

Choose your question type:

Q/A Profile evaluation Poll Interview experience
Kawther Lokma

Kawther Lokma

User medal  0

Kawther Lokma has applied to The American University in Cairo

Applied for BA Integrated marketng communication in The American University in Cairo for September, ...
Ahmed Mohsen

Ahmed Mohsen

User medal  0

Ahmed Mohsen has received admit to The American University in Cairo

Received admit for BS Mechanical Engineering in The American University in Cairo for September, 2015...
Do you work for this organisation?

Start managing your school's profile and gain access to marketing tools and analytics reports.

Request Access
Join the largest Study Abroad community      Log in      Sign up