Prestigious international architecture exhibition opens at AUS

An international exhibition of entries to the world’s most prestigious architectural education prize—the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President’s Medals— opened at the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at American University of...
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CEN engineering students receive funding for research projects

Two student teams from American University of Sharjah (AUS) were declared recipients of Sandooq Al Watan Fellowship’s Capstone Design Project which supports undergraduate students in the UAE fund their research projects. The two teams received a total funding...
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Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

GRE is not offered at AUS Testing Center.

Applicants are required to submit General GRE scores for admission to the PhD in Engineering - Engineering Systems Management (PhD ESM) program at AUS.

The GRE General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills — skills that have been developed over a long period of time and are not related to a specific field of study but are important for all.

American College Testing (ACT)

ACT is not offered at AUS Testing Center.

Applicants who apply to AUS holding American High School Diploma are required to submit a valid ACT or SAT score report to support their applications.

Applicants are required to have their ACT score reports sent directly to AUS by choosing ACT code: 7899.

For exam information, please visit https://www.act.org

Test Score Verification

AP (Advanced Placement Test)

AP exam is not offered at AUS Testing Center.

American University of Sharjah recognizes the Advanced Placement Exams and awards advanced standing credit, on a case-by-case basis, for those students who take the exam and receive a minimum required score as determined by AUS. Students who earn advanced standing may be exempted from taking certain AUS placement exams, depending on the subjects/courses taken and the grades earned.

CISCO Exams

AUS is an authorized testing center for Cisco exams.

Test Schedule

To view all available test dates, please open the schedule.

Test Format

The following Cisco exams are offered at AUS:

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

AUS is an authorized testing center for the GMAT exam.

GMAT® exam is a standard test for predicting the academic performance for graduate management programs. The GMAT test measures the higher order skills appropriate for graduate management education.

Applicants are required to submit either GMAT or MBA Admission Test scores for admission to the MBA program at AUS.

MBA Admissions Test

The intended purpose of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Admission test is to assess a prospective student's capacity to succeed in the MBA program. Although the test does not measure business knowledge or skill, it allows us to asses a prospective MBA student's analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal and reading skills in preparation for being admitted into the MBA program.

AUS Placement Tests

All admitted applicants are required to take Major Placement Tests to be able to register for freshman-level courses. Upon receiving the Letter of Admission, admitted applicants are requested to apply online for math and physics placement tests as required by their intended majors. In order to be able to apply online for the English Placement Test, admitted applicants are required to have a minimum score of 550 on the Institutional TOEFL or 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL or 6.5 on IELTS (Academic)or 1550-1650 on EmSAT Achieve.

ICAEW-CFAB Exam

ICAEW-CFAB Exam (Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales-Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business)

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