American University Dubai (AUD) admission procedure and requirements

This article gives you an overview about The American University in Dubai. This is an Excellent institution for both graduation and under graduation with American syllabus and standards in Dubai. I will give you details about Courses offered and admission procedures for both graduation and under graduation in this institution.

About American University in Dubai(AUD)

The American University in Dubai(AUD) is an excellent institution for students who are searching to do higher studies with American standards in Dubai. The quality of American schools and colleges are popular and famous all over the world. In American University of Dubai(AUD) you can experience the same quality and standard offered by America. AUD is an Private study center in Dubai for doing higher studies with American standards.

This institution started in the year 1995. Graduation and under graduation are the courses offered by AUD American University Dubai. Bachelor of Business Administration(BBA) which is a four year course which includes optional subjects like Accounting, Economics, Finance management, Marketing and Marketing communications.

You can complete a Bachelor of Arts degree BA from AUD which relates to visual communication. For BFA, the subjects includes Creative advertising, Digital media, Graphic design, Photography and Interior design with an option of Computational design. Another Bachelor degree offered by AUD is Bachelor's of science in Computer and Information Technology(BSCIT).

AUD also offers a Bachelor of Communication and Information Studies(BCIS) where students can concentrate on Digital production and Storytelling and Journalism. In 2001 AUD had a successful deal with Georgia Institute of Technology and established AUD school of Engineering and offers Bachelor degree in Science(BS) which includes Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. You can also take a Bachelor of Architecture(B.Arch) degree of 5 years from AUD.

M.B.A(Master's of Business Administration) is a general degree offered by AUD and you can specialize in either International Finance, International marketing, Health care management, or Management of Construction Enterprise. All courses in AUD follows same syllabus and textbooks which are used United states.

Courses and its accreditation in American University of Dubai(AUD)

*AUD is approved to State of Georgia Nonpublic Post secondary Education Commission (NPEC) and operates on basis of NPEC.

*Bachelor of Business Administration(BBA) and Master of Business Administration(MBA) is approved to International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

*Communication and Creative advertising has got accreditation from International Advertising Association(IAA).

*Engineering courses like Civil, Electrical and Computer has got approved by Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

*Bachelor of science in Computer and Information Technology has been approved by Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Admission procedures for Undergraduate programs

General Admission Requirements

1.High school certificate attestation

*High school diploma certificates obtained from UAE get its attestation from UAE Ministry of Education.

*High school diploma certificates obtained from abroad should get attested from
*Ministry of education of the country of study.
*Ministry of Foreign affairs of that country.
*UAE Embassy in that country or the Embassy of the country of study in the UAE and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2.Academic requirements

*You should obtain an application for Admission and must fill all details in it.

*You must have high school or secondary school certificate from UAE and must be approved by ministry of education and an original record from high school or secondary school which should contain some good academic standard like some good grades and averages as per school system.

*An original letter from high school teacher which should contain the student's ability to carry out the university education. It should contain a letter head, stamped and sealed.

3.Test requirements for AUD admission

*Students must get International TOEFL score of 550 or Internet TOEFL score of 79-80.

*In SAT reasoning test Students should get a minimum score of 320 in critical reading and a minimum of 560 in math. Sat test are applicable for engineering section.

4.Personal data requirements for admission of American University Dubai AUD

*Students must have a Passport photocopy.
*Two passport sized photographs.
*All students must obtain a AUD health history form which must be signed and sealed by a physician.
*All students in AUD must have a private health insurance and for UAE nationals it is not required.

5.Fee structure

*Application fee includes AED 200 which is non-refundable.

*A non refundable reservation deposit of AED 5000 which is applied as tuition fees.

*Students are provided with accommodation. To avail this facility, a Housing reservation fee of AED 2500 should be paid.

*Visa charges include AED 3000

Final date for applying undergraduate programs at AUD

Fall semester:August 10
Spring semester:December 21
Apart from general admission requirements, Students in AUD have to fulfill additional Admission procedures given at for each Undergraduate courses offered in AUD.

Admission procedures for Graduate programs
1.Academic Requirements

*Applicant should complete the application form for admission which should contain sign and date.

*Student should have 3.00 GPA(on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate study. If a student has got undergraduate credits from more than one institution, GPA is calculated separately.

*Undergraduate or graduate records which is officially sealed should be obtained from concerned Universities, colleges or other institutions. It should be attested by appropriate higher education authority in the country where degree courses gets approved and if degree is granted from outside UAE, it should get attested from
*Ministry of Education of concerned country
*Ministry of Foreign Affairs in that country
*UAE Embassy in that country or the Embassy of the country of study in the UAE and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

*Photocopy of Undergraduate/Graduate diploma should be submitted along with original copies for verification.

*Details of two referees, it can be educators or professionals who have ability to check the overall performance of the applicant. It should be filled in Reference forms.

2.Test Requirements

*TOEFL score:Students must acquire International TOEFL score of 550 and Internet based TOEFL score of 79-80.

*For Master of Business Administration(MBA) applicants, GMAT test is considered. Students have to acquire a minimum score of 500 in Graduate Management Admission Test(GMAT). GMAT scores should be submitted along with application and should be approved by MBA admission committee.

*Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test is considered for Master of Education(MED) programs. Students has to acquire a minimum score of 900 in GRE test and should be send to admission office.

*For Master of Science in Construction Management (M.S.C.M.) course, students should attain a minimum score of 600 in quantitative portion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) which must be sent to the admission office.

3.Personal data requirements

*A CV/Resume with all details about your profile, qualification and Education.

*Applicant should submit a statement showing his career objectives which should include the reason for seeking education in AUD and his professional and academic interest, skills etc.

*Applicant must have passport photocopy which includes validity page and 2 passport sized photos.

*Student must submit a AUD health history form which should be signed and stamped by a physician.

*All AUD students must cover Private Health Insurance in UAE, but it is not needed for UAE Nationals.

4.Fee requirements

*Application fee of AED 200 must be deposited and it is non-refundable.
*Reservation Deposit of AED 2000 should be paid and is non-refundable.
*Aud provide accommodation for the students which is given semester wise, where Hosing Reservation Fee of AED 2500 has to be paid.
*Visa charges includes AED 3000.

You can get details about additional admission procedures for each Graduation courses from the site

Contact details of American University in Dubai(AUD) for Admission

Admissions Office
The American University in Dubai
Administration Building
P. O. Box: 28282
Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971 4 318 3171 / 172 / 173 / 174 / 175 / 176 / 177
Fax: +971 4 399 55 85


Office Hours
Sunday to Thursday:9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


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