American University in Cairo Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at American University in Cairo is 12:1, and the school has 50.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at American University in Cairo include: Business Administration and Management, General; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Economics, General; Political Science and Government, General; and Mechanical Engineering.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts English (including composition)
Humanities Philosophy
Computer literacy Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 17%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11%
Economics, General 9%
Political Science and Government, General 8%
Mechanical Engineering 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Diploma, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate N/A
4-year graduation rate 29%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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