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The American University of Kuwait (AUK) is an independent, private, equal-opportunity, coeducational liberal arts institution of higher education. The educational, cultural, and administrative methods and standards of AUK are based on the American model of higher learning. Our distinguished faculty have experience from many prestigious universities, bringing years of research and teaching excellence to AUK. All instruction is conducted in English. The below sections provide General AUK Information on Enrollment and Programs & Faculty.

Requests for additional or specific information not reflected on these pages must be requested through the Office of Institutional Research or the Office of the President.

General Enrollment Information

Fall 2015 - Enrollment by Gender


Fall 2015 - Enrollment by Class Level


Fall 2015 - Enrollment by Nationality


Fall 2014 - Enrollment by


General Program & Faculty Information

The University offers the following programs as of Fall 2016. For further details on academic degree programs please click on the associated link below.



Average Class Size & Faculty to Student Ratio
Fall 2016 UG IEP
Average Class Size  24.7 16.3
Faculty to Student Ratio  1:20.1 1:12.5


6-Year Graduation Rate

Undergraduate Full-time Faculty Information
Highest Degree Institution Location & Degree PhD/Terminal Master's (MS/MA, etc) Total
Faculty with their highest degree from a North American University 62.2% 13.3% 75.5%
US =51.0%
Canada =11.2%
US =11.2%
Canada =2.1%
US =62.2%
Canada =13.3%
Faculty with their highest degree from a European or Australian University 14.3% 3.1% 17.4%
Europe =11.2%
Aust. 3.1%
Europe =3.1%
Aust. =0.0% (0)
Europe =14.3%
Aust. =3.1%
Faculty with their highest degree from University’s elsewhere 4.1% 3.0% 7.1%
TOTAL 80.6% 19.4% 100%
Nationality* & Degree PhD/Terminal Master's
(MS/MA, etc)
Faculty with North American Nationality 44.9% 6.1% 51.0%
US =36.7%
Canada =8.2%
US =4.1%
Canada =2.0%
US =40.8%
Canada =10.2%
Faculty with Kuwaiti Nationality 9.2% 6.1% 15.3%
Faculty with European or Australian Nationality 6.1% 2.1% 8.2%
Faculty with Other Nationalities 20.4% 5.1% 25.5%
TOTAL 80.6% 19.4% 100%
*20 nationalities are represented amongst the AUK faculty

Note: The above only includes primary instructors, and does not include Teaching Assistants.

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