Student Recruitment and Admissions

By understanding your educational goals we provide you with the personalized guidance and the freedom to choose the academic path that’s right for you!


The mission of the Office of Student Recruitment and Admissions is to admit to AUD’s degree programs students who possess appropriate credentials and the demonstrated capacity and potential to successfully complete the educational programs provided by the university and meaningfully participate in the total educational experience offered by AUD. The Office of Student Recruitment and Admissions consists of a professional team that assists prospective students gain accessibility to opportunities in higher education. The Student Recruitment and Admissions team is held to a high level of integrity and is charged with providing quality service and accurate information to all students.


  • To provide accurate information on educational opportunities to prospective students;
  • To recruit students consistent with AUD’s Purpose-related Goals;
  • To provide quality services to prospective and new students; and,
  • To provide access to higher education.

Message from Student Recruitment and Admissions Team

We are excited that you are considering the American University in Dubai (AUD) as your university of choice in the region. We are an institution that delivers excellence in teaching and personal and professional development, serving a diverse and global society.

AUD is internationally and nationally accredited. In addition, all our programs have a professional accreditation making us the university with the most accreditations in the region. AUD is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), one of six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. AUD is also recognized by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) in the UAE providing quality education and promoting continuous institutional improvement in an American educational model.

Accreditation is a seal of quality and provides the university a competitive edge to continuously improve academic quality.

Students selecting AUD will find that it is committed to fostering intercultural understanding, demonstrated through its courses, its worldwide exchange programs, and the many activities and organizations that promote appreciation for cultural diversity. AUD is located in Dubai Media City, a business hub for advertising, communication, media, and marketing companies, which makes it a popular and desirable place.

Our team understands students’ educational goals and facilitates the admissions process by answering your questions, reviewing your application in a timely manner and ensuring you have a smooth transition to university.

Let us assist you to Join the #1 University in Dubai!


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