Admission

Application and Admission Procedures

Step One: Application

Applicants must fill an online application through the university’s website (Click here to start online application).

Applicants must attach all required documents.

Application fees should be paid through E-payment. The application will be processed by Administration Department and a confirmation email and message will be sent to applicants.   


 

Step Two: Admission Tests

(English Language Placement Test / Skills Test / Personal Interviews)  

1- TOIEC Placement Test: Compulsory for all applicants. Tests reservations are done online and confirmed after the E-payment of the TOIEC test fees. A Confirmation form with the test date and time will be sent to the applicant containing the test date, time and location.  

2- Skills Test: is a test for applicants to the School of Applied Arts.

  • After test fees payment a confirmation email will be sent to the applicants with date, time and location.  

3- Personal Interviews: Are required for applicants to the School of Nursing and the School of Performing Arts. Appointments are reserved online through a screen of available dates for personal interview. After registration a confirmation email will be sent to the applicant containing date, time and location.


Step Three: Selection

Is done descendingly in the different schools according to the total GPA and Percentage in the Secondary Stage results, for applicants who have already finished the admission tests only.

 

Minimum accepted GPA for each school

School Egyptians Non Egyptians
 1School of Medicine   95% 58%
 2School of Dentistry  90% 58%
 3School of Pharmacy   90% 58%
 4School of Physical Therapy  90% 58%
 5School of Veterinary Medicine  —- 58%
 6School of Bio-Technology  70% 58%
 7School of Applied Medical Sciences   70%58 %
 8School of Nursing  55 % 55 %
 9School of Applied Arts  70% 58%
 10School of Engineering  80% 58%
 11School of Business 60% 55 %
 12School of Political Sciences and International Affairs 60% 55 %
 13School of Linguistics and Translation   60% 55 %
 14School of Performing Arts  55 % 55 %
 15School of Humanities  55 % 55 %
 16School of Law  55 % 55 %

 

Regulations for Transfer Students

  • GPA should not be less than 2.0 points. In case the numbers of applicants exceeds the School Capacity, there will be internal screening and coordination according to their GPA
  • Courses with total percentage 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, provided that the student studies in the School to which he is transferred 3 years in Scientific Colleges, and 2 years in Theoretical Schools.
  • Rules for Gap Years:
    • Maximum Gap Years for Scientific Schools are 2 years ONLY.
    • Maximum Gap Years for Theoretical Schools are 4 Years ONLY.

     

How to Authenticate your Certificates?

 

Authentication means validation and authentication.

  • All certificates should be validated first by the issuing institute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the relative countries, 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 the Two Americas, Russian Countries, and Eastern Europe should be Validated and Authenticated by the Cultural Consulate of the relative Country.
  • Non-Authenticated Certificates, and those are not validated by the Egyptian Embassies abroad or the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be disregarded.

 Admission Requirements for BUC  

Thanawiaya Amma Or Al Azhar Certificate

  • The Original Thanawiaya Amma Certificate, or its equivalent certified by the Egyptian foreign affairs
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • A Copy of the applicant’s National ID or passport
  • A Copy of the parents’ ID (Father and Mother)
  • 6 personal photos size 4×6 with white background
  • Number 2 military forms (for males)
  • Males (Wanted for military recruitment) should present form 6 (this is available in the relative Police Department mentioned in their ID)

American Diploma

  1. The original Certificate + their school GPA certificates for G10, G11, and G12 authenticated by the following authorities:
    (Inside Egypt) the Egyptian Cultural Consultant in Washington- The School’s Educational Administration.
  2. (Abroad) Certificates should be authenticated by the Egyptian foreign affairs or the Egyptian Embassy in the relative country.
  3. 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.
  4. School abroad; A letter from the Amideast- Dokki, certifying that the school is certified by The American Schools Association
  5. SAT Certificate validated by The Amideast- Dokki, in addition to the Username and Password
  6. 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.
  7. For certificates from inside Egypt (Arabic and Religion exams should be authenticated from the Educational Administrations)
  8. An Authenticated Birth certificate.
  9. Number 2 military form (for males).
  10. Number 6 military form for males born 1996.
  11. A copy of the student’s ID or passport.
  12. A Copy of the parent’s ID or passport.
  13. 6 personal photos 4×6.

IGCSE Certificates

  1. Applicant should cover minimum 8 subjects in O-Level with minimum C grade (All Original documents should be authenticated from the following authorities: – The British Council – The Egyptian Foreign Affairs – The relative Educational Administration (For Schools inside Egypt only).
  2. The Egyptian Preparatory Education Certificate, or an academic sequence from G1 to G12 (Authenticated by the Egyptian Foreign Affairs).
  3. Arabic and Religion Exam results authenticated by the Educational Administration.
  4. An Authenticated Birth certificate.
  5. Number 2 military form (for males).
  6. Number 6 military form for males born 1995.
  7. A Copy of the student’s ID or passport.
  8. A Copy of the parent’s ID or passport.
  9. 6 personal photos 4×6.

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

 

CategoryConditionsDiscounts
1Honor/Top Thanawiya Amma StudentsFirst Top 50 students in Egypt in the Thanawiya Amma Certificate

Top 10 Students of the IG and the American Diploma

75%
2International ChampionshipsStudents who attain First position in an International Championship 25%
Students who attain Second position in an International Championship 15%
Students who attain Third Position in an International Championship 10%
3University Top StudentsThe Top Student (Highest CGPA) on Every Class in Every School at the BUC providing that they get more than 3.8 GPA50%
Excellent Students (A+) CGPA 3.8 or more 20%
Excellent Students (A) CGPA 3.6 or more10%
4FUTURE SCHOOLsGraduates of the FUTURE SCHOOLS

Providing that they Succeed all semesters with CGPA ≥ 2.5

20%
5Children of University Employees Children of BUC Employees

Providing that they Succeed all semesters with CGPA ≥ 2.5

20%
6Children of Academic Staff MembersChildren of an Academic Staff members (One of the parents)

-Providing: That they Succeed all semesters with CGPA ≥ 2.5

-That One of the parents is currenly employed in an Egyptian Univesity and not abroad

15%
7Death of the Parent/GuardianProviding that the Gurdian’s death takes place during studying at the BUC, and the discount continues for ONE Academic Year. 15%
8Siblings Discount– A 5% Discount is granted to the second joining sibling

– A 5% Discount is granted to the First joining sibling, providing that both siblings attain CGPA ≥ 2.5 5.

– Both siblings’ discount is cancelled in case one of them gets CGPA less than 2.5

5%

 

9Children of the MartyrsChildren of the Army and Police men martyrs are granted a 50% discount as of the Second Academic Year, and it continues all through the University Years, providing that they acquire CGPA ≥ 2.550%
10Siblings of Martyrs– 10% Discount is granted to the Army and Police Men Martyrs as of the Second Academic Year and continues all through the University years, providing that they cquire CGPA ≥ 2.510%

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

 

SchoolPercentage in the Secondary CertificateDiscount
1School Of Business Administration and Economic and Financial Sciences80%- Less than 85%
85% – Less than 90%30%
90% or more40%
2School of Linguistics and Translation80%- Less than 85%
85% – Less than 90%30%
90% or more40%
3School of Engineering85% – Less than 90%
90% or more20%
4School of Nursing65% – Less than 75%
75% or more30%
5School of Performing Arts60% – Less than 80%
80% – Less than 85%
– Children of Artists and Distinguished talents
20%
– 85% – Less than 90%
– Applicants with a University Degree who want to join the School of Performing Arts
30%
90% or more40%

Tuition and Fees:

You can find below the tuition fees for each school per semester.

 

SchoolsTution Fees (per semester)
Egyptians (EGP)Non Egyptians (USD)
1Medicine97,5009,250
2Oral and Dental Medicine65,0006,100
3Clinical Pharmacy 45,0004,250
4Drug manufacturing Pharmacy42,5004,000
5Physical Therapy 37,5003,500
6Veterinary Medicine37,5003,500
7Biotechnology 32,5003,050
8Allied Health Sciences30,0002,800
9Nursing17,5001,650
10Engineering and Technology35,0003,300
11Applied Arts30,0002,800
12Law30,0002,800
13Business and Economics27,5002,600
14Languages and Translation 22,5002,100
15Film making and Performing Arts40,0003,750
16
School of Political Sciences30,000
2,800

* Application fees: 1000 EGP.

* In case of applying to Applied Arts School the skills test fees: 1000 EGP.