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Online Application for Graduate Admission


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. 


  1. Applicants must complete the  application themselves.
  3. All items marked with an asterisk (*)  must be filled in. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  5. 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.
  7. 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.
  9. You may complete your application in  more than one session. You can always save your application and complete it  later.
  11. 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.
  13. 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.
  15. 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):
    1. Attested  graduation diploma and attested official transcript showing grading scale
    2. Applicant’s  passport
    3. If available when applying, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score report or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report
    4. Current  CV
    5. 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 graduateadmission@aus.edu (template can be  downloaded from www.aus.edu/graduate/rfcga )
    6. All graduate applicants are required to  pay a non-refundable application fee of AED 450 (one US  $ is equivalent to 3.65 UAE Dirhams).  
  16. 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.
  18. For additional information or  instructions, you can always click the Help Link at the top right corner of the  page.
  20. An offer  of admission extended to an applicant will be valid only for the academic  semester for which the applicant applied.
    2. 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.
    4. In case  seats are not available in the semester you selected, AUS may consider your  application for the following semester.