The American University in Cairo

The American University in Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

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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.

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Administrative staff: Full-time 423 Part-time 126

Students: 6,835

Undergraduates: 5,561

Postgraduates: 1,178

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