Visiting Students

Visiting students may stay for up to a maximum of one academic year or attempt up to a total of 30 semester hours.

  1. Must be enrolled and in good standing in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a recognized university.
  2. May stay for a maximum of attempted 30 semester hours.
  3. Must meet AUK's English Language Proficiency Requirement (see English Language proficiency requirements above).
  4. Applicant is not required to take Math, English, and Arabic placement tests IF their record shows that they have taken equivalent placement tests or courses at their home institutions and passed into college-level courses.
  5. May be exempt from taking placement exams IF they have taken a prerequisite course that is equivalent to AUK’s prerequisites.
  6. Must present an official academic advisor’s note from their home institution indicating they are allowed to take courses at AUK as visiting students.
  7. Submit copy of civil ID/passport and personal photo
  8. Submit complete application form and non-refundable application fee.
  9. Submit official transcript of college-level courses attempted for each college/university attended.

To apply for degree-seeking status, a visiting student must meet all AUK undergraduate admission requirements for the semester of intended admission.

All application materials and supporting documents must be sent to the Office of Admissions.

Students can apply a maximum of 30 earned credit hours with a minimum grade of C in courses taken as visiting students at AUK toward a degree program.

Academic history established as a visiting student at AUK carries over when a visiting student’s status changes to degree-seeking.

If the visiting student earns a GPA below 2.0 while at AUK, then s/he is subject to the university Academic Probation and Dismissal policies. So, a visiting student cannot transfer into the university until all holds are cleared.

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