Thank you for applying to American University of Sharjah.
AUS considers all applications on the basis of qualifications regardless of race, color, gender, handicap, religion, age or national origin.
Please read the following instructions carefully before completing the application form.
Applicants must complete the application themselves.
All items marked with an asterisk (*) must be filled in. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
To complete your online application, you will need a valid credit card to pay the application fee. If you do not have a valid credit card, do not initiate the online application.
First-time users will need to register to create an account. You must choose a login username and password between 6 and 9 alphanumeric characters.
You may complete your application in more than one session. You can always save your application and complete it later.
Applicants must complete their online application procedure by the established deadline listed on http://www.aus.edu/graduate/deadlines. Incomplete applications will be deleted at the beginning of each semester.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants for fall (first) semesters can start applying in January. Applicants for spring (second) semesters can start applying in October.
Following are the requirements to complete the online application for graduate admission. You will need a softcopy of the following documents for uploading. All documents to be uploaded must be in PDF (for single or multiple pages) or JPEG format (for single pages):
Attested graduation diploma and attested official transcript showing grading scale
If available when applying, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score report or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report
Additional program-specific requirements to be uploaded:
MBA applicants: upload GMAT or MBA test results
TESOL applicants: upload EWET test results
EMBA applicants: upload a recommendation letter from applicant’s employer
College of Engineering applicants are required to submit letters of recommendations. These are to be filled and emailed by the referee directly to [email protected] (template can be downloaded from www.aus.edu/graduate/rfcga )
All graduate applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of AED 450 (one US $ is equivalent to 3.65 UAE Dirhams).
The application fee can be paid online using any major credit card. Once you receive your AUS email username and password, please go to banner.aus.edu and login to “Web Enabled Interface for Students” using your AUS email username and password. Once logged in, go to Current Applicants / Check Current Application Status and pay online.
For additional information or instructions, you can always click the Help Link at the top right corner of the page.
An offer of admission extended to an applicant will be valid only for the academic semester for which the applicant applied.
Applicants who wish to defer their admission to the following semester must complete the Admission Deferment Form and submit it to the Office of Enrollment Management not later than one month before the beginning of the semester. Admission consideration for the following semester will depend on meeting the established requirements and available seats.
In case seats are not available in the semester you selected, AUS may consider your application for the following semester.