Admission

We hope you make the right choice and go for a place you are truly curious and passionate about. Best of luck!

How to apply?

To effectively apply for BUC Undergraduate Program, follow the steps below: 

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Step One

Application

  • Fill-in the online application through the university website.
  • Attach all the required documents.
  • Application fees should be paid through E-payment. Following this, the application will be processed by the Administration, and a confirmation email and a text message will be sent to applicants.

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Step Two

Admission Tests

  • TOIEC Placement Test: Compulsory for all applicants. Test reservation is done online and confirmed after the E-payment of the TOIEC test fees. After the payment of the test fees, a confirmation email will be sent to the applicants with the date, time, and location of the test.
  • Skills Test: Compulsory for applicants to the School of Applied Arts.
  • After the payment of the test fees, a confirmation email will be sent to the applicants with the date, time, and location of the test.
  • Personal Interviews: Compulsory for applicants to the School of Nursing and the School of Performing Arts. Appointments are reserved online through a screen of available dates for a personal interview. After registration, a confirmation email will be sent to the applicants with the date, time, and location of the test.

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Step Three

Selection

The selection phase is done in descending order according to the total GPA and Percentage in the Secondary Stage results, for applicants who have already finished the admission tests only.

Requirements

Thanaweya Amma and Al Azhar Certificates

Applicants holding Thanaweya Amma and Al Azhar Certificates are required to submit the following documents:

  • The Original Thanaweya Amma Certificate or equivalent certified by the Egyptian foreign affairs.
  • An original birth certificate.
  • A copy of the applicant’s National ID or passport.
  • A copy of both parents’ ID or passport.
  • 6 personal photos size 4×6 with white background.
  • Number 2 military forms (for males).
  • Males (Wanted for military recruitment) should present form 6 (The form is available in the relative Police Department mentioned in their ID).

IGCSE Certificates

Applicants holding IGCSE Diplomas are required to submit the following documents:

All original documents should be authenticated from the following authorities:  The British Council – The Egyptian Foreign Affairs – The relative Educational Administration.

  • Applicant should cover a minimum of 8 subjects in O-Level with a minimum C grade.
  • The Egyptian Preparatory Education Certificate, or an academic sequence from G1 to G12 (Authenticated by the Egyptian Foreign Affairs).
  • Arabic and Religion exam results authenticated by the Educational Administration.
  • An authenticated birth certificate.
  • Number 2 military form (for males).
  • Number 6 military form for males born in 2002.
  • A copy of the student’s ID or passport.
  • A copy of both parents’ ID or passport.
  • 6 personal photos size 4×6.

American Diploma

Applicants holding American Diplomas are required to submit the following documents:

  • The original certificate. 
  • Their school GPA certificates for G10, G11, and G12 validated by the Egyptian Cultural Consultant in Washington and The School’s Educational Administration.
  • If the applicant studied abroad, his/her certificates should be validated by the Egyptian foreign affairs or the Egyptian Embassy in the relative country.
  • A letter from the School confirming that the student has successfully studied G10, G11, and G12 of the American system, certified by the Educational Administration.
  • A letter from the Amideast- Dokki, certifying that the school is certified by The American Schools Association.
  • SAT Certificate validated by The Amideast- Dokki, in addition to the Username and Password.
  • Egyptian Preparatory Certificate, or a year by year academic sequence from G1 to G12 (authenticated by the educational administrations inside Egypt or the Foreign – outside Egypt.
  • For certificates from inside Egypt– Arabic and Religion exams (Thanawya Amma) should be authenticated by the Educational Administrations.
  • An authenticated birth certificate.
  • Number 2 military form (for males).
  • Number 6 military form for males born in 2002.
  • A copy of the student’s ID or passport.
  • A copy of both parents’ ID or passport.
  • 6 personal photos size 4×6.

Transfer Students’ Regulations

  • The transfer student’s GPA should not be less than 2.0. In case the number of applicants exceeds the school capacity, there will be an internal screening and coordination according to their GPA.
  • Courses with a total percentage of less than 60% in the applicant’s transcript will not be equated or accredited.
  • The student’s equated hours should not exceed 50% of the school’s credit hours, given that the student proceeds his studies in the school to which he is transferred three years for Scientific Schools and two years for Theoretical Schools.

Rules for Gap Years

  • Maximum Gap Years for Scientific Schools are two years only.

How To Authenticate Your Certificates?

Authentication means validation and confirmation.

All certificates should be validated first by the issuing institute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the relative country, and the Egyptian Embassy in that country. Otherwise, certificates should be validated by the Embassy of the country from which the applicant acquired the certificate in Egypt, then from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Certificates from foreign countries should be validated and authenticated by the Cultural Consulate of the relative country.

Non-authenticated certificates or those that are not validated by the Egyptian Embassies abroad or the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be disregarded.

Scholarships

List of criteria and related discounts applicable to the full program years

Honor/Top Students

  • Top 30 students in Egypt in the Thanawiya Amma Certificate. (90%)
  • Top 5 Students of the IG and the American Diploma. (90%)

Athletic

  • Students who attain first place in an Arab, African, or International Championship for the year of admission or the following year. (25%)
  • Students who attain the second place in an Arab, African, or International Championship for the year of admission or the following year. (15%)
  • Students who attain the third place in an Arab, African, or International Championship for the year of admission or the following year. (10%)
  • Students who ranked first in the country for the year of admission or the following year. (5%)

University’s Top-Ranking Students

  • The student ranking first at the university, with the highest GPA. (60%)
  • The student ranking first in the academic year in each school. (50%)
  • The student ranking first on the program. (Multiple programs) (40%)
  • The student ranking second on the program or class in schools providing only one program. (25%)

Future Schools’ Graduates

Graduates of the Future Schools, throughout their studying. (20%)

University Employees’ Children

BUC Employees’ Children (Only during their employment period).  (20%)

Children of Academic Staff Members and Artists

  • Children of an Academic Staff member, noting that one of the parents is currently employed in an Egyptian University. (15%)
  • Children of Artists (one of the parents), given that he/she is a member of the corresponding art syndicate in the faculties of cinematic and applied arts. The discount is given throughout their studies. (25%)

Death of the Parent/Guardian

Students with a deceased parent, providing that the death took place during the student’s enrollment at BUC. The discount continues throughout their studying, and that after studying each case. (Max. of 30%)

Siblings Discount

Students with a sibling enrolled in BUC. The discount is given to the new sibling/s, as well as the sibling/s registered at the university throughout their studies. (5%)

Children of the Martyrs

A discount is granted to the sons of martyrs from the police and the army starting the second academic year and continues all through their studies.

(25% Medical Schools)

(50% Other Schools)

Siblings of Martyrs

A discount is granted to the Army and Policemen Martyrs starting the second academic year and continues all through their studying. (10%)

General Rules:

  • Students offered a discount should acquire a minimum CGPA C.
  • It is not allowed to combine two applicable discounts. The higher discount will be applied.
  • Students offered the top-ranking discount should acquire a minimum CGPA of 3.4.
  • The programs’ top-ranking discount will only be applied to programs with more than 15 students.

Discounts applicable for ONLY the first year of the registered program with BUC

School
Secondary School Percentage
Discounts
School of Business Administration and Economic and Financial Sciences
90% and more
85%-< 90%
80%- <85%
40%
30%
School of Linguistics and Translation
90% and more
85% –<90%
80%-<85%
40%
30%
School of Engineering
90% and more
85% –<90%
20%
School of Nursing
75% or more
65%-<75%
30%
School of Filmmaking and Performing Arts
90% or more
85% – <90% (Applicants with a University Degree who want to join the School of Performing Arts)
80% –< 85% (Children of Artists and Distinguished talents)
60% –< 80%
40%
30%
30%
20%

You can find below the tuition fees for each school (For the year 2021/2022)

School
Egyptians (EGP)
Non-Egyptians (USD)
Medicine
210,000
20,300
Oral and Dental Medicine
145,000
14,000
Clinical Pharmacy
98,000
9,500
Drug Manufacturing Pharmacy
92,000
8,900
Physical Therapy
85,000
8,200
Veterinary Medicine
90,000
8,700
Biotechnology
65,000
6,300
Allied Health Sciences
65,000
6,300
Nursing
40,000
3,900
Engineering and Technology
70,000
6,800
Applied Arts
65,000
6,300
Law
65,000
6,300
Business and Economics
60,000
5,800
Linguistics and Translation
55,000
5,300
Filmmaking and Performing Arts
80,000
7,700
Political Sciences and International Relations
65,000
6,300
Social Sciences and Humanities – Media
70,000
6,800
Social Sciences and Humanities – Psychology
60,000
5,800
Social Sciences and Humanities – Other Majors
50,000
4,800
Postgraduate Studies
Linguistics and Translation
70,000
6,800